Postdoctoral scholars

Postdoctoral Handbook

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Postdoctoral Association are here to help you and your mentors throughout your training at Wayne State.
Wayne State is among the nation's pre-eminent public research universities in an urban setting. Our thriving academic community includes approximately 250 postdoctoral trainees­­–skilled and talented scholars from around the world who have an essential role in our success.
We want to ensure that you receive the highest quality of training to enhance your skills and prepare you for your future careers. To augment the training experience for both you and your mentor, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, under the direction of Associate Dean Sokol Todi, provides resources and support for professional and career development, and oversees policies and requirements for postdocs.
By navigating through the topics below, you will find resources while you train at Wayne State and connect with other postdoctoral trainees. 

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