Postdoctoral training is a fundamental component of career success across many academic disciplines and is vital to many scholars as a basic requirement for progression into academic or non-academic careers. The EPIC Postdoctoral Training Program (EPIC Program) is a holistic approach to postdoctoral training that will ensure a vibrant, dedicated and talented workforce in academic and non-academic careers.
UC San Diego is uniquely suited to provide broad-spectrum training to postdoctoral scholars due to its role as a hub for the biotech and pharmaceutical and engineering industry, its own highly successful research enterprise, and its proximity to both four-year academic institutions and community colleges that serve a diverse student population. As it sits at the nexus of these interest areas, postdoctoral scholars at UC San Diego are afforded the opportunity to explore a variety of career paths.
The EPIC Program curriculum of will provide postdoctoral scholars with training for multiple career paths, which consists of Essential Training, continued Foundational Training and Specialized Training in Specific Paths over the average three-year postdoctoral training period for UC San Diego postdoctoral scholars.
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