Postdoctoral Fellows Program
The university has a strong commitment to the full involvement of postdoctoral trainees in all aspects of the scientific, educational and cultural activities of the community. Each year 350 postdoctoral trainees are associated with the research of the 73 laboratories, where they are encouraged to continue their scientific training and pursue their research interests. In addition, postdoctoral trainees typically participate in the many seminars and colloquia held at the university and are particularly active in the Rockefeller Research Exchange series. In most instances, candidates for postdoctoral training at the university obtain funds from a private or governmental granting agency. However, the university is responsible for awarding approximately 15 to 20 postdoctoral fellowships annually to young scientists who are in the early stages of their training.
Training in Clinical Investigation
The Rockefeller University Hospital offers two postdoctoral programs in clinical research. In both programs, participants conduct patient-oriented investigations in the laboratory and in a hospital devoted solely to clinical research.
For recent or prospective recipients of an M.D. or M.D.-Ph.D. degree. Scholars are appointed to research positions and conduct independent clinical investigations.