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For Faculty

Faculty play a pivotal role in the postdoctoral experience, and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is here to support them as they mentor and train postdoctoral fellows at Northwestern University. This section contains resources to related mentoring and postdoc professional development.

Faculty are also welcome to reach out to with any questions or concerns related to postdoctoral appointments or working with postdoctoral fellows at Northwestern.

Mentoring postdocs

Professional development for mentees

The OPA and The Graduate School are here to support our postdoctoral fellows as they further their professional development at Northwestern. Learn more about the resources we offer.

Individual Development Plans

Learn more about Individual Development Plans, tools to help you articulate your professional development needs and career goal. IDPs can can also serve as a resource to help initiate and sustain conversations between mentees and mentors and develop mutual expectations.

Training Grant Support Office

TGSO supports Northwestern in the preparation of institutional training grant applications and serves active training grant programs by providing information, answering questions, and helping resolve issues.

About the office