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.

Mission Statement

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.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Office. We look forward to hearing from you! 



The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Campus Box 8226

Medical School
4th floor, Becker Medical Library

Danforth Campus
Skandalaris Center

Erin Heckler, PhD
Director of Postdoctoral Affairs

John Russell, PhD
Faculty Advisor


***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.