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3. Postdoc - Specific Resources

Articles on the Postdoc Year / Finding a Postdoc


Postdoc Relevant Resources

  • APA Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/  Includes a list of accredited postdoc programs and the criteria used to accredit them.
  • Next Wave Postdoc Network: http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/pdn/  Published by Science magazine and includes tips on interviewing, managing your lab, getting funding and publishing. There's also a listserv.
  • National Postdoctoral Association: www.nationalpostdoc.org Formed a year ago to address postdoc issues across disciplines.

Postdoc Positions


Postdoc Funding Resources

  • APA Science Student Council: www.apa.org/science/apasscweb.html  Housed in APA's Science Directorate, the council's Web site provides links to postdoc listings and funding opportunities.
  • APA's Minority Fellowship Program: www.apa.org/mfp/  Which funds pre- and postdoctoral research. This year's funding deadline is January 15.
  • APA's Education Directorate's listing of funding opportunities: www.apa.org/Ed/fundingops.pdf   A list of federal and nonprofit funding options for students and recent graduates.
  • National Research Service Awards:  http://grants.nih.gov/training/nrsa.htm  From the National Institutes of Health.
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:  . www.hhs.gov/grants/index.shtml Includes links to funding opportunities from its many agencies.
  • National Science Foundation:  www.nsf.gov/sbe/  The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences offers basic science funding.
  • GrantsNet:  A database of funding opportunities in biomedical research and science education.