Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs works with the academic departments to determine human resource needs and training opportunities for postdoctoral fellows.

New: Career Cafe

Drop-in Career Services

The Jefferson College of Life Science (JCLS) and the Career Development Center are collaborating to provide all JCLS postdocs and students with drop-in career services.

Drop in to have your resume, cover letter, or job application reviewed & your career questions answered. Sit down with a Career Ambassador and work on your documents with their guidance.

Note: Due to COVID-19, the Career Cafe is currently being held online (see below) and will be back to in-person format as soon as it is made possible. 

WHEN: Every Wednesday, 2-3pm
WHERE: Go to Blackboard Collaborate to join session

This is a drop-in service, no appointment necessary. If possible please send your document to Jenny Schneider, PhD prior to the meeting.

For questions and more information: Contact Jenny Schneider, PhD

About Postdoctoral Affairs

Read about our work, view our newsletter and learn about our faculty award winners. 

Jefferson Postdoctoral Association

Explore a program designed to provide a channel for communication, promote understanding and intellectual stimulation and improve the position of postdoctoral fellows.

International Postdocs

Find helpful information before you arrive to help you succeed at Jefferson.

Career Resources

Learn about the events and resources available to you.

Funding Opportunities

Grant and research program funding available at Jefferson.

Training & Collaboration

Technical Skills Seminar Series and Teaching and Excellence Center outreach.


Distinguished Mentor and Travel Fellowship Awards.

New to Jefferson/Philly?

Learn about housing, transportation and events throughout Philadelphia.

The Jefferson College of Life Sciences is a sustaining member of the National Postdoctoral Association

Postdocs can become Affiliate Members for free.

Become an Affiliate Member