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Postdoctoral Scholars

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Postdoctoral Scholars

Postdoctoral scholars hone their independent research skills and pursue their career goals by taking advantage of the resources, professional development opportunities, and scientific community available in Biomedical, Life, and Health Sciences at UCLA. The Office of Bioscience Postdoctoral Affairs serves postdoctoral scholars in the David Geffen School of Medicine and biosciences-affiliated disciplines throughout UCLA.

Providing resources and training for bioscientists including:

  • Professional development and teaching
  • Fellowship writing
  • Wellness and resiliency
  • Ethics and responsible conduct of research
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Professional Development

Access support and training for your career success.

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Postdoc Community

Join an interest or affinity group, attend career gatherings, and learn the guiding principles of our organizational culture.

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Faculty Mentors


Find a faculty mentor for your postdoctoral training by following our process and tips.

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Program coordinators for the Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award program

Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award

Earn support to further your demonstrated interest in teaching, research, mentoring, and advancing diversity in STEM fields.

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DGSOM, National Institutes of Health Research Funding, 2022
Top 5%
UCLA in top 5% of universities in the number of NIH Institutional Training Grants Awarded

“We strive to instill in our research trainees and physician-scientists the kind of thirst for perpetual learning that will take them further in their careers than any one skill or degree.”

Lynn Talton, PhD, Director of Bioscience Postdoc Affairs