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What is the purpose of a postdoc?

ADAPTED FROM DROGATNEV/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

We gave young scientists this challenge: What is the purpose of a postdoc? Address this question by writing a job advertisement for the perfect postdoc position. We received responses from scientists around the world representing a variety of fields. Some wrote advertisements for their ideal postdoc job and benefits, no matter how fantastical. Others felt that the perfect postdoc position is the one that is most realistically described to job seekers.

Read their answers here.