postdoctoral

[pohst-dok-ter-uh l]
adjective
  1. of or relating to study or professional work undertaken after the receipt of a doctorate: postdoctoral courses.

Origin of postdoctoral

1935–40; post- + doctoral
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British Dictionary definitions for postdoctoral

postdoctoral

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or designating studies, research, or professional work above the level of a doctorate
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