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CCE is a vibrant and interdisciplinary research and academic community. Each postdoc invited to join this community is carefully selected by the faculty member with whom they will work. CCE's postdocs bring with them a sense of intellectual curiosity and insight into a diverse range of fields and subspecialties; in this way, these scholars help advance the interdisciplinary work for which Caltech is known, and play a critical role in the division's—and the Institute's—overall success.

Many of the postdocs who complete their training in the division continue on to tenure-track positions at universities and institutions, or to research positions in industry.

How to Apply

Caltech has a variety of opportunities and resources available to postdocs, as well as information about life at Caltech and the resources available to this community of scholars, available on the Caltech Postdoc Association web page. Those seeking postdoctoral appointments in CCE should write directly to the faculty member whose research is of interest to them in order to determine whether positions and funding are currently available. Please visit the Faculty page for faculty research and contact information.

Information for Incoming Postdocs

The following sites have more detailed information about becoming a postdoc at Caltech. If you have already been offered a postdoc position, please make sure to explore the Human Resources and International Scholar Services sites, as they contain detailed information about what to do before you arrive at Caltech:

Postdoctoral Scholar forms:

For more information about applying for a postdoc appointment in CCE, please see the Postdoc FAQs.