Stanford University
Postdoctoral Scholars

Welcome to the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA)

Upcoming Courses & Events:

Stanford Medicine Dean's Fellowship application is open until May 18, 2016

Individual Development Plan (IDP) launched on March 5, 2015, and required for all Stanford postdoctoral scholars.

Caltrain Go Passes Now Available for Eligible Postdocs!

Visit postdoc Pilot Go Pass website for all the information you need to qualify for, purchase online, and pick-up your Go Pass at Parking & Transportation Services.
Wondering if the Go Pass will save you money? Check out our Dynamic Cost Saving Calculator!


Pregnant or Planning a Pregnancy?
Did you know the Environmental Health & Safety Office can provide a Reproductive and Developmental Health Assessment of your work environment? For more information please contact the EH&S Office at (650) 723-0448

Quick Links

Postdoc Handbook & Policies
Postdoc Groups at Stanford
Financial Assistance for Postdocs
Administrative & Policy Updates Blog
Counseling and Support - Concerned
  about a colleague in distress?
Sexual Assault Support & Resources
Confidential, 24 Hour Assistance for Postdocs


Individual Development Plan (IDP)

Career Workshops & Services:

Stanford Career Center, now known as BEAM (Bridging Education, Ambition, and Meaningful Work)

School of Medicine Career Center (SoMCC)


Institutional Memberships:

National Postdoc Association (NPA)

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity



Stanford Medicine Resources:

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