All members of the MIT community are expected to comply with all Institute Policies and Procedures, most of which can be found in MIT's Policies and Procedures, A Guide For Faculty and Staff Members.
Highlighted below are subsets and summaries that are particularly relevant to postdocs. Please also visit the VPR website, where all policies related to research are available.
Academic Research Staff Appointments: Provides definitions and key policies related to postdoctoral positions at MIT
Postdoc Involvement in Entrepreneurship and Innovation [PDF] - December 2017
Research Integrity and Compliance : Includes resources and best practices for avoiding research misconduct or general misconduct, and information about addressing problems and complaints
Research Policies and Procedures : Includes guidance on intellectual property, human and animal subjects, outside professional activities, use of MIT name and logo, conflict of interest, and more
Relations and Responsibilities with the MIT Community : Provides guidance on a wide range of topics including harassment, complaint and grievance procedures, and access and accommodations for those with disabilities
New Consensual Relationships Policy : January 2018