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Postdoc

Definition

An individual continuing training after receipt of the doctorate who is not a matriculated student. There are three types of postdoctoral appointments at UW-Madison: Research Associates, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Postdoctoral Trainees.

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https://uwmadison.datacookbook.com/institution/terms/185845/versions/219789
Data Domain(s)
Employee Record, Research Administration

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