Postdoctoral Affairs

Current Postdocs

As a postdoc at Brown, you are part of a fantastic community of students, staff, and faculty working together to create a cohesive and interdisciplinary community.

Congratulations on taking a major step in your scholarly career.  Starting any new job can be daunting, though, and we hope that this web portal will guide you to answers of some of the most common questions new postdocs have.

If you don't find what you're looking for here, feel free to contact any of our postdoctoral affairs staff.


At Brown, Postdoctoral Research Associates receive a salary and Postdoctoral Fellows receive a stipend, but the minimum requirements for both are similar.
Most full-time postdocs at Brown are eligible to participate in the University's medical and dental plans, though the payment structure varies with the type of postdoctoral position


The Division of Biology & Medicine, along with most of the agencies that sponsor biomedical research, require instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research.
Postdoctoral researchers are covered by Brown's policies relating to responsible conduct.