information for current postdocs

Information for Current Postdocs

AAMC compact between postdoctoral appointees and their mentors: ​a framework  for aligning the postdoctoral appointee mentor-mentee relationship

The Compact Between Postdoctoral Appointees and Their Mentors presents guiding principles intended to support the development of positive mentoring relationships between postdoctoral appointees and their mentors. A successful mentee-mentor relationship requires commitment from the postdoctoral appointee, mentor, and institution. This document offers a set of broad guidelines that are meant to initiate discussions at the local and national levels about the mentee-mentor relationship.

parents in the pipeline report

​A new report from The Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and the National Postdoctoral Association is part of an effort to ensure that parents—and mothers in particular—have an equal opportunity to advance in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Parents in the Pipeline highlights the parenthood leak in the STEM pipeline and what institutions can do about it. An Inside Higher Ed article and Nature article discuss the report.

Supporting the Needs of Postdocs: 2017 National Postdoctoral Association Institutional Policy Report

NPA ReportA new institutional policy report from the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) in collaboration with Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, seeks to improve the postdoc experience. It will be published as a supplement to the January/February 2018 issue of Sigma Xi’s magazine, American Scientist, and has been posted online at the Sigma Xi website and the NPA website.

Supporting the Needs of Postdocs: 2017 National Postdoctoral Association Institutional Policy Report summarizes the results from a 2016 survey of 130 NPA institutional Sustaining Members that hire postdocs.

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