Postdoctoral Fellows

    In October 2006 the Harvard University Office of Postdoctoral Affairs opened, serving postdoctoral fellows in the Faculty of Arts and Science and the Professional Schools on the Cambridge campus. In addition, the Office for Postdoctoral Affairs serves as the liaison for postdoctoral affairs offices at the Harvard Medical School, the School of Dental Medicine, the School of Public Health, the Longwood Medical Area of Boston, and administrative units across the university.

    Harvard’s Office of Postdoctoral Affairs website provides links to and information about a number of professional groups and organizations of relevance to postdoctoral fellows, which include the following:

    • National Postdoctoral Association
    • HMS/HSDM Postdoctoral Fellows Association (PDA)
    • Harvard Science
    • Harvard GSAS Biotechnology Club
    • Minority Biomedical Scientists of Harvard
    • International Science and Health Network (At Harvard)
    • Graduate Women in Science (GWIS)
    • Association of Women in Science (AWIS)
    • The Healthcare Business Women's Association
    • Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology (WEST)
    • MentorNet, the E-Mentoring Network for Engineering and Science

    In addition, the website lists a number of links to relevant job websites.  Please visit the Postdoctoral Affairs website for the complete listing.

    Harvard’s Office of Postdoctoral Affairs website provides links to and information about Harvard School specific policies for Postdocotoral Fellows inlcuding:

    In addition, the website provides Harvard School specific research policies. The schools with research policies posted to the Postdoctoral Affairs website include the following: