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Effective Career Planning for PhDs

Effective Career Planning for PhDs:
Designed to equip attendees with the skills, resources, and self-assessment information to make informed career choices within and beyond academia.

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Meet Our Postdocs

Checkout our postdoc spotlights and learn about the amazing work our postdocs are doing!

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The Drexel Office of Postdoctoral Affairs serves postdocs across all disciplines university wide.

What is a Postdoc?

A postdoctoral appointment at Drexel University:

  • Is a temporary training position (generally five years or less)
  • Involves substantial full-time research or scholarship
  • Prepares the trainee for a full-time career
  • Is not part of a clinical training program
  • Is performed under the supervision of one or more senior scholars or a department
  • Allows and encourages the postdoc to publish the results of their research or scholarship


The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at Drexel University will:

  • Connect you with faculty, professional staff, and the Drexel Postdoctoral Association (DPA)
  • Assist you in navigating campus resources, policies and procedures
  • Provide opportunities for continued training and professional development
  • Offer career guidance and support for next steps

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Contact Us

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies
Drexel University College of Medicine
Health Sciences Building
60 N 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Natalie Chernets, PhD
Director of Postdoctoral Affairs & Professional Development