The Office of Graduate Studies is dedicated to the development of postdoctoral research associates. To help postdocs make the most of their current career stage, we provide information, individual consultation services, networking opportunities, and social events.

Consultation services available to postdocs through our office include teaching development, with or without a teaching assignment; and job search-related services such as CV or résumé review and mock interviews. We confer with our Postdoctoral Association, a volunteer body of postdocs from disciplines across campus, to identify postdoc needs and work to find or develop solutions.

We celebrate the contributions of postdocs to the University’s research enterprise with our annual Outstanding Postdoc Awards, an annual Postdoc Appreciation Week, and a Postdoc/PI Picnic each spring. We also operate a need-based travel grant program specifically for postdocs wishing to engage in professional development activities such as presenting research at conferences.

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Postdoctoral Association
2019 Postdoctoral Association Leadership

Notifications about meeting dates and times will be sent via the postdoc listserv.

Dr. A. Kelly Lane, President
School of Biological Sciences

Dr. Aldo Raeliarijaona, Vice President
Department of Physics & Astronomy

Dr. Bini Ramachandran, Secretary
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Courtney Boise,
Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families, and Schools

The Postdoctoral Association consists of postdocs committed to promoting academic, professional, social, and cultural interaction among postdocs, supporting them in their professional and career development, and serving as an advocate for the university postdoctoral community. For more information, contact Dr. A. Kelly Lane at alane6@unl.edu.
The Postdoctoral Association is governed by its Charter.

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