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The NPA Institutional Policy Database is a source for current postdoc policies and practices at U.S. research institutions. Sustaining members of the NPA can take the Institutional Policy Survey and maintain their own information in order to keep it as up to date as possible. This allows institutions to benchmark themselves against similar institutions as well as share policies and practices.

To visit the NPA Institutional Policy Database go to

Please note we recently released the new version of the survey and are still working on the new reporting function of the database.  If you any questions or suggestions please e-mail Kryste Ferguson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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