Welcome! Postdoctoral scholars are integral parts of MIT’s dynamic academic and research community, and are active in all five Schools and in the Vice President for Research area. There are currently over 1550 postdocs pursuing a program of research and training under the direction of an MIT faculty member. This website contains useful information for prospective, new, and continuing postdocs, and for their hosts throughout the Institute.

“It is my great pleasure to welcome you to MIT. The research enterprise is the heart and soul of MIT, and postdoctoral scholars are an important and essential component of our research community. I hope that your postdoctoral experience is challenging, enjoyable, and rewarding.”

-Maria Zuber, Vice President for Research

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