Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellows are important members of Memorial’s scholarly community who contribute significantly to research and teaching excellence and enhance the profile of the University. There are currently over 60 Postdoctoral Fellows at Memorial who carry out research across a broad range of our academic units.

Memorial University supports the work of Postdocs through individual research training and professional development opportunities. The School of Graduate Studies along with individual academic units provide general administrative support to Postdoctoral Fellows. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.


Postdoctoral Fellows at Memorial University meet the following criteria:

  • Holders of PhD or equivalent degrees
  • Hold an appointment involving research
  • Are preparing for a full-time academic or research career
  • Are expected to publish results of research with appropriate acknowledgement of University affiliation except where this right has been limited by prior written agreement
  • Work under the guidance and supervision of a faculty member at Memorial University
  • Are not part of a clinical training program


There are two distinct categories of Postdocs at Memorial: