Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs works with postdoc fellows from all UW programs to find guidance toward campus resources to address career, appointment, mentoring, teaching and research skills. OPA offers the services postdocs need and connects them with others with similar questions and career development goals

UW Postdoctoral Association

The UW Postdoctoral Association (UWPA) represents all postdocs working at the University of Washington and affiliated institutions. We continually strive to maximize the experience of our postdocs and we are deeply committed to enhancing the welfare and fostering the professional development of the entire postdoctoral community.

National Postdoctoral Association

The National Postdoctoral Association is a member-driven, non-profit organization (501(c)3 status) that provides a voice for postdoctoral fellows. NPW’s agenda looks to enhance the quality of the national postdoctoral experience and provide a leadership role in addressing issues that confront the postdoctoral community.

Pathways to Science

Pathways to Science features programs and resources for prospective and current STEM postdoctoral researchers—including postdoc positions, postdoctoral fellowships, travel awards, and professional development opportunities.

Career Exploration and Skill Building

Campus Support

Travel Award Opportunities

Diversity Resources

For more information or to join the UW Environment postdoc listserv contact: