postdoctoral


post·doc·tor·al

adjective \ˌpōs(t)-ˈdäk-t(ə-)rəl, ˈpōst-ˌ\

: relating to work that is done after a PhD has been completed

Full Definition of POSTDOCTORAL

:  being beyond the doctoral level:
a :  of or relating to advanced academic or professional work beyond a doctor's degree <a postdoctoral fellowship>
b :  engaged in such work <postdoctoral scholars>

Variants of POSTDOCTORAL

post·doc·tor·al also post·doc·tor·ate \-t(ə-)rət\

First Known Use of POSTDOCTORAL

1936

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