National Postdoctoral Association

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The POSTDOCket is the NPA's quarterly publication on information relevant to postdocs.

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a member-driven, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides a unique, national voice for postdoctoral scholars. Since 2003, the NPA has taken on the ambitious agenda to enhance the quality of the postdoctoral experience in the United States. NPA has assumed a leadership role in addressing the many issues confronting the postdoctoral community that are national in scope and requiring action beyond the local level.


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What the NPA Does:

  • Promote positive change in the postdoctoral experience.
  • Develop and provide resources the postdoctoral scholars and administrators need for success.
  • Provide opportunities for the postdoctoral community to connect.

NPA Membership Benefits:

  • Leadership and professional development opportunities through volunteer service.
  • Opportunities to make your voice heard on national postdoctoral issues.
  • Subscriptions to the NPA e-alerts and The POSTDOCket (quarterly newsletter).
  • Reduced meeting registration fees, as well as other discounts.
  • Access to members-only Web content.

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