Washington University in St. Louis is committed to excellence in research and education, and recognizes that postdoctoral researchers make a critical contribution to the University’s overall research mission through the generation of new ideas, sharing of research knowledge, and the publication of research results.
To be an advocate for postdoctoral researchers and postdoctoral issues, to create and provide training and career development opportunities for postdoctoral researchers, to be a central resource for information regarding postdoctoral training and to assist in the development of a diverse community of postdoctoral researchers.
Postdoctoral Appointees follow university announcements and guidelines for Trainees
- The Emergency Management Page is the centralized location for all Washington University information
- Washington University and BJC HealthCare hotline for concerns regarding COVID-19 exposure or illness: 314-362-5056 or 314-362-5050
- The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research website has information for researchers, including links to funding agency guidelines and research continuity plans
- COVID-19 FAQs for Postdocs – updated September 4, 2020 | Resources for Pandemic Era Challenges identified from postdoc needs survey May 2020
- Coping with COVID and Mental Health resources
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is working from home under alternate operations. Email is the best contact for a faster response. Do not send forms to the office via campus mail. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Campus Box 8060
Medical School Office:
4th floor, Becker Medical Library
Danforth Campus Office:
If you have any questions, please contact the Office. We look forward to hearing from you!
***Note: The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs does not provide employment or fellowship verifications. Please contact Human Resources, the GME office (if applicable) or the specific department where the person trained or worked.