National Postdoctoral Association | Affiliate Membership



Rutgers University is a Sustaining Member of the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), and one of the greatest benefits is you can become an Affiliate Member of the NPA for free!  The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs in collaboration with  Dr. Kathleen Scotto —Vice Chancellor for Research, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and Vice Dean, School of Graduate Studies —bring to all of you the opportunity to have a free affiliate membership to the NPA.

We encourage everyone to take advantage of this opportunity to help you network with other postdocs across the country and gain access to members-only resources that can help further your career.

Signing up is simple. Click on this link , choose the "Postdoc-Affiliate Membership' category, and follow the registration process. Once you click “Submit” the NPA Membership Manager will review your Affiliate membership within five working days, and you will receive an email when it has been approved.

As an NPA Affiliate Member, you are entitled to these benefits:

  • Subscription to NPA e-alerts, a periodic news announcement, and The POSTDOCket, the NPA’s official monthly newsletter
  • Reduced registration fees to the NPA Annual Conference & eligibility for the NPA travel award program
  • Access to members-only NPA web content, such as career planning resources and policy information
  • Access to NPA member groups to connect & network with fellow NPA members
  • Discounts to some services and products.
  • Opportunities to serve and contribute your expertise on a variety of NPA committees
  • National representation on postdoctoral issues