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Welcome Resources

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is the central resource for postdoctoral training at Northwestern University. The office works with Northwestern postdocs, faculty members, and administrators to: 

Need help and not sure where to start? 

Contact the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs if you need assistance and you are not sure where to begin. For issues related to research training, professional development, conflict resolution, mental health, disabilities accommodations, inappropriate workplace interactions or other topics, the office can help navigate you to the appropriate Northwestern resources and offices. We are here to help!

OPA Wire newsletter

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs distributes a newsletter every three weeks to all postdoctoral trainees at Northwestern. This OPA Wire newsletter includes information relevant to the postdoctoral community, including professional development, funding, and job opportunities and information about events and activities on campus. Trainees are automatically added to the OPA mailing list upon arrival at Northwestern.

Requests to join the mailing list can also be sent to