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Providing a national voice and seeking positive change for postdoctoral scholars

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Career Development Resources

  • This section contains a wealth of information compiled by the NPA from choosing the perfect postdoc position to obtaining funding, resume building skills and information on alternative careers.
  • Information and resources on income tax issues that arise for postdocs such as filing estimated taxes, FICA, self-employment tax and taxes for the international postdoc.


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Postdoc Policy Resources

  • Postdoc Data
    This section includes data collection sources and other data resources on the postdoctoral community.

  • Papers on Postdoc Workforce Issues
    This section contains links to articles describing issues that postdocs face in the workforce.

  • NPA Institutional Policy Database
    The NPA has created a database that provides policy information for postdocs at various institutions and links to institutional websites and handbooks. This resource is available to NPA members.

  • NPA Position Statements
    One of the main issues driving the formation of the NPA was the need for national policy changes to address structural and systemic problems affecting postdocs.  The NPA has generated a set of policy resources for postdocs.

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