Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

What We Do

Career Development

We design, organize, and provide professional and career development programming and resources for Postdocs across the University

Counseling

We counsel Postdocs with respect to mentors, housing, job opportunities, funding opportunities, University policies and practices, and life in NYC

Networking

We facilitate new Postdoc orientations, social and networking events

Find Funding Opportunities

Columbia University has resources available to assist postdocs in identifying funding for research, training, and publishing

Increase Postdoc Visibility

Undertaking initiatives to increase visibility of Postdocs and to assist in community building among Postdocs

Information Repository

Serving as an information repository and liaison among Postdocs, faculty, administrators, and external constituencies

Expert Guidance

Offering expert guidance and resources to the University community on the administrative management of postdocs

Postdoctoral Training

Advocating for resources and policies that enhance Postdoctoral training and promote a supportive and inclusive training environment at the University

Popular Services

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Career Development Opportunities

View the career development events and services offered to postdocs

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Housing and Benefits

Housing and Benefit options available to Columbia Postdocs

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Funding Opportunities

Columbia University has resources available to assist postdocs in identifying funding for research, training, and publishing.

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Forms

Forms and letters regarding postdocs at Columbia.

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Definition of a Postdoc

Describes each type of postdoc at Columbia by title.

 

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Postdoc Community

Get connected and involved with our Postdoc Groups

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New Postdocs

Need to know information for new postdocs

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For Faculty and Administrators

Helpful information for faculty (PIs) and Administrators. 

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2016 Postdoctoral Officers Handbook

For up to date, in-depth information on all policies, procedures and offerings for Columbia Postdocs.