Postdoctoral Scholars and Visitors

Pediatrics Student Services

The Department of Pediatrics is an exciting, diverse and brilliant research community with Scholars from around the world. If you are interested in becoming a Scholar in the Department of Pediatrics, please directly contact the faculty member with whom you wish to work. You may also want to visit the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs open positions page.

Appointment Types:

VSR: Visiting Student Researcher
Students who have not yet obtained a PhD (or its foreign equivalent), or who are not recognized experts in their fields, are invited to work with a Pediatrics faculty member on mutually beneficial projects. **Students can be appointment on a monthly basis.

PD: Postdoctoral Scholar
"Students" who have obtained a PhD within the last three years are invited to work with a Pediatrics faculty member (maximum of five years).

VS: Visiting Scholar
Individuals from an outside institution or organization who hold a doctoral degree or are recognized experts in their field are invited to work with Pediatrics faculty on mutually beneficial projects. The source of salary funding for the individual must not be Stanford University.

RA: Graduate Student Research Assistantships
Graduate Student Research Assistantships are a form of student employment, earning a compensation package including both salary and tuition allowance (TAL) for performing research services to the University as part of the student’s academic and professional training and development.


Useful Links:

OPA Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
I'Center Bechtel International Center
Payroll (I-9, Taxes)
Worklife Office

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