No wonder learning is termed as continues process. You can never have enough of the books, research and teaching happens every day. Actually learning happens under all environments consciously and sub-consciously. Attaining post doctorate levels of education is the most fulfilling part of one’s education life. Some graduate from their PhD and the feeling of going on haunts you.
Who is or what is post doctorate ? This are highly ranked professional people who perform research after they are done with their doctoral studies. Taking the postdoctoral researcher, they are meant to take up researches and training. This helps them train and educate other by offering their skills to different sectors in the globe.
Basically you will find individuals taking postdocs giving and working in academic institutions. The individuals expand on their knowledge and help build others by offering their skills. In deeper meaning postdoc are people having and qualified to hold doctoral degree. They work and research in their field temporarily in order to gain skills on the field they choose to follow. American postdocs are much taken by foreigners who study and train in American. Reports show 2/3 of postdocs are foreigners
How long should one take?Truth be told, this hard question to answer. Some of the postdoc will take long. Some going for 5 -6 years according to what they study. The more the years the higher the chances of better career.
Indian students have chances at the US to study and take post graduate courses and postdocs. However, students have to use different ways to complete their study.
- India or foreign students can apply directly inform of non-degree or students on visit.
- You can also have a coordinated arrangement with the American university. Use exchange program as the core reason of the visit
Using the above criteria’s one can apply for a postdoc in America university as non-degree seeking student. Here the student completes all their postgraduate work, they finish up on research. The students in this category pay the same fee as the student in the degree level. Actually the university don’t pay or sponsor short-term or non-degree students.
Indian students can seek scholarship from fellowships and organizations back in their country. Check for the best universities in the US and then connect to their offices. This assist learning the chances available for short-term study. Note the university will require you to submit essay, or a recommendation letter and how you want to take studies in their university.
Now student have chances to connect to the American universities using the visiting scholar. This by offering lectures in the University. The student can also conduct research as a postdoc fellow. The best thing about scholars they are given chances like any other student in the country. The student has to well established financially as most of the US universities don’t offer scholarships for these students. Nonetheless one can seek scholarships from their fellowships and organizations back in India or other countries.