Washington University in St. Louis is committed to excellence in research and education. The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) recognizes that it is a crucial part of the University’s educational mission to provide postdoctoral appointees with training opportunities of the highest quality. The OPA also acknowledges that postdoctoral researchers make a critical contribution to the University’s overall mission through the generation of new ideas, sharing of research knowledge, publication of research results, and leading meaningful, constructive change in our society.

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.

Contact us

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
MSC 8060-1-1826

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Do not send forms via campus mail.

Medical School Office:
North Building, Suite 1826

Danforth Campus Office:
Skandalaris Center