Gladstone is dedicated to training tomorrow’s leaders in a diverse environment. We provide rigorous scientific training, personalized attention and mentoring, and a rich research environment supplemented by close interactions with our colleagues at nearby universities, such as UC San Francisco, UC Berkeley, and Stanford.
We recognize that postdocs are one of the prime engines of scientific advancement at Gladstone and we aim to provide a holistic training program that will develop them to the fullest of their abilities.
Gladstone’s postdoc training program is built on core competencies, including technical skills, cutting-edge research, and professional and leadership skills, in order to transition into a successful career.
Gladstone Postdoc Milestones
At Gladstone, we’ve developed guidelines to successfully complete postdoc training. View the Gladstone Postdoc Milestones to learn more.
NPA Sustaining Member
Gladstone is a sustaining member of the National Postdoctoral Association. Gladstone postdocs can join the association for free as an affiliate, non-voting member.
Gladstone Postdoc Advisory Committee (GPAC)
GPAC is a community dedicated to creating a supportive environment that maximizes the professional and scientific development of postdocs at Gladstone. GPAC hosts events and provides resources on mentoring, career counseling, networking, and promotion opportunities.
What Is the Salary for a Postdoc?
Salaries are determined by years of relevant experience, based on satisfactory performance. One year of additional experience is given for each year of medical residency and relevant postdoc experience, up to a maximum of 5 years. For physicians, this credit is awarded only if the MD degree was obtained from an accredited medical school, as defined by the California Board of Medicine.
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Postdocs who live more than 50 miles from Gladstone will receive a one-time relocation allowance of $5,000. Postdocs who live and relocate within 50 miles of Gladstone will receive a $3,000 relocation allowance.
How Do I Become a Postdoc?
Our Postdocs by the Numbers
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These data are part of Gladstone’s collaboration with the Coalition for Next Generation Life Science to improve transparency on career prospects for life sciences trainees. The median time of service for a Gladstone postdoc from 2016-2018 was 6.6 years. View career type and sector outcomes from 2010-2019.