The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs supports postdoctoral researchers in all aspects of their training and development toward independent careers. We collaborate with JHU-JHMI organizations, departments, faculty, and staff to enhance the research, training, wellness, and professional development of postdocs and to support their transition to successful careers in academia, industry, government, and other sectors.

Quick Links: 

 IDP (Individual Development Plans) | Open Fellowship Positions

To request an appointment, please submit an appointment request. If this is an urgent issue or you need other information, please contact the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs directly at [email protected]

Welcome, New Postdocs!

View information on policies, processes, and resources for starting your research fellowship at Johns Hopkins.

News & Upcoming Events

  • Advanced K Award Writing Workshop - April 24, 2024.  For more information please see here
  • Rising Stars in Cell Biology Symposium - April 20, 2024 for early-career scientist.  For more information about registration and abstract submission please see here
  • 10th Annual Postdoctoral Conference 'Sculpting Tomorrow: Crafting a Purpose Driven Future' to be held in person May 9, 2024.  For more information about the conference, registration, and abstract submission see here
  • 2024 Research Accelerator Awards Call for Proposals. Postdocs are eligible. Application deadline April 8, 2024. For more information about eligibility and submission see here 
  • 2024 National Postdoctoral Association Annual Conference, March 15-16 in Seattle Washington. For information and registration please see here.

  • Lasker Foundation Essay Contest. Deadline April 2, 2024. Postdocs are eligible to apply. For more information see here.
  • JHU postdoctoral fellow summer teaching opportunity.  See here for more information.
  • New! JHU Data Services announces Spring 2024 offerings: Love Data Week and Data Services Spring workshops. Postdocs are eligible to register. See here for more information.
  • New Cooley Center Update – To remain open until July-August 2024

Upcoming Funding Opportunities

More News & Events

Monthly Postdoc Kudos!

Each month we feature recent SOM postdoc accomplishments, such as high impact papers, awards, and grants! Do you know a postdoc (yourself included) who should be featured? Email us to include them in next month's kudos at [email protected]


Dhiman S. Pal, Ph.D.

Dhiman Pal, Ph.D., Department of Cell Biology

Dr. Pal has received the Albert Lehninger Young Investigator Award, February 2024



Seema Banerjee, Ph.D, Department of Ophthalmology-Glaucoma.

Dr. Banerjee has published the paper "Visual Impairment and Real-World Home Physical Activity With Home Environment in an Older Population", JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online February 8, 2024. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2023.6436


Sadiya Parveen, Ph.D., Medicine, Infectious Disease

Dr. Parveen published the paper “Glutamine metabolism inhibition has dual immunomodulatory and antibacterial activities against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Nature Communications, November 2023,



Grants and Fellowships for Postdocs

See resources for postdoctoral funding opportunities and limited submission grant opportunities.

Need Career Counseling? The Professional Development and Career Office (PDCO) offers assistance with CV reviews, interviewing strategies, job applications, and more. Appointments are made through handshake.

Related: PDCO | JHPDA

Our Team

Dana Boatman, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs

Ed Hsu, M.D.
Director of Postdoctoral Advising

Cassie Klein, M.B.A.
Administrator, Graduate Medical Education & Postdoctoral Programs

Emma Ey
Sr. Administrative Coordinator, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Marquita Genies, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Postdoctoral Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Kimberly Averella
Senior Credentialing Specialist, Office of the Registrar




Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
1830 E. Monument Street, 6th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21205-2196
[email protected]