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Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences - Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
The FAS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs serves over 1,000 postdoctoral scholars across the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS), the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and all Harvard-affiliated schools, centers, and institutes in Cambridge. The Office exists to support postdoctoral scholars in working toward their career and professional development goals, to serve as a resource to campus constituents on postdoc life and work, and to build a sense of community among the postdocs it serves.


HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows
The mission of the Office for Postdoctoral Fellows is to provide a central information and consultative resource for matters pertaining to the postdoctoral experience, to enhance that experience as much as possible by implementing programs for fellows and to assist in managing the relationship of this group to the Medical School, the University and the national community.


HMS Ombuds Office
The Ombudsperson of HMS provides an impartial review to surface and fairly resolve problems that arise within the organizations, and to give generic upward feedback on systemic concerns to senior management. The Ombudsperson is a designated neutral and, as such, does not advocate for any individual or point of view. As an impartial complaint-handler, the Ombudsperson strives to see that people are treated fairly and equitably. The Office is independent of any existing administrative or academic structures and is responsible only to the dean of each school.


MGH Multicultural Affairs Office
The MGH Multicultural Affairs Office seeks to promote increased recruitment, retention and advancement of the careers of underrepresented minority students, physicians and researchers, as well as to develop culturally competent physicians at MGH. The MAO implements its mission through numerous programs and collaborations encompassing three main categories broadly defined as Professional Leadership and Workforce Diversity, Education and Health Disparities Research, and Community Outreach.


Professional Staff Benefits Office
This office's charge is to develop and administer a high quality and cost effective employee benefits program specific to the interests and needs of 2000 employed Professional Staff and 1500 Residents and Fellows. Programs under active management include health and welfare benefits, pension benefits, deferred compensation plans and professional liability (malpractice) insurance.


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American Association for the Advancement of Science
The American Association for the Advancement of Science, "Triple A-S" (AAAS), is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association. In addition to organizing membership activities, AAAS publishes the journal Science, as well as many scientific newsletters, books and reports, and spearheads programs that raise the bar of understanding for science worldwide.


Chronicle Careers
A career resource from The Chronicle for Higher Education, The Chronicle's website features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as an online CV's, salary databases, and more.


National Postdoctoral Association

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a member-driven organization that provides a unique, national voice for postdoctoral scholars. The NPA is also a collaborative organization that seeks to work with all stakeholders to improve the postdoctoral experience in the United States. The mission of the NPA is to advance the U.S. research enterprise by maximizing the effectiveness of the research community and enhancing the quality of the postdoctoral experience for all participants. Today's post-docs are tomorrow's faculty. Science, Math, and Engineering Career Resources
Supported in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the goal of the site is help students to prepare for the changing demands of today's job market and to provide a voice for early career scientists. Although mainly geared towards graduate students, this site offers a section on postdoctoral life and a wonderful Career Guide for Scientists containing information on obtaining funding, networking, ethics, publishing, teaching, and more.


The Scientist | Careers
The Scientist Careers is a career resource is for anyone who is currently employed in, or is looking to break into, the biotech, pharmaceutical or life science fields. From process engineering to pharmaceutical sales, drug discovery to teaching, we have job listings across all disciplines. Beyond job postings, The Scientist Careers offers tools and information to help you take the next step on your professional journey.


Science's Next Wave @ is dedicated to being the world leader in matching qualified scientists with jobs in industry, academia and government. They are committed to providing all the necessary career resources for scientists as well as effective recruiting solutions for employers. The mission of supports the AAAS's (American Association for the Advancement of Science) commitment to furthering careers in science and technology.




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