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Postdoctoral Program

As a postdoctoral fellow, you are a valued member of our geophysics community of faculty, students, and staff. You are integral to research and teaching across all our programs. We are here to support and enrich your experience at Stanford. 

Getting started

Find onboarding information, checklists, quick links and more.

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Postdoc funding resources

Thompson Fellowship

A two-year fellowship named for George Thompson, who offered the first geophysics course at Stanford and chaired the department for 20 years, is available to geophysics graduate students and postdocs.

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University funding resources

Stanford information on open positions, Stanford fellowships, and funding resources outside Stanford.

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Tax information for students and postdocs

Important information for managing your funding income, taxes, and postdoc assistance programs.

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Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Check out the broad range of resources available for Stanford University post docs.

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Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability professional development programs

Prepare for your future

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Rachael Madison
Assistant Director of Student Services

For more information about Postdoctoral programs

If you have questions, please contact Rachael Madison at 

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