Research Postdoctoral Fellows/Trainees (also known as postdocs, postdoctoral scholars, or regular fellows) constitute one of the mainstays of the research enterprise at UCD. Because of their high level of education, postdoctoral fellows are able to work in a semi-independent manner on one or more research, teaching, or scholarship projects under direction or training of a principle investigator or senior faculty member. Within the University of Colorado Human Resources system, these positions are classified in job code 1438.
The number of postdocs involved in research and scholarship hovers around 300 for both campuses. Ten schools and colleges benefit from teh diversity of knowledge and skills postdocs bring to their departments. More than 40% are here on current visas.
Postdocs at UCD benefit from: