The goal of the Advocacy Committee is to: advocate for reasonable salary, benefits, and treatment for postdocs in the Harvard Medical community. We recognize many postdocs deal with difficult circumstances due to family commitments, life events, and the expense of living in Boston. We aim to provide a voice for postdocs to administrators who can bring about needed change. We also seek to increase awareness within the postdoc community.

Look for our monthly “Are You Aware?” emails that provide you with information regarding recent events that directly affect you as a postdoc.

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Future of Research Symposium

October 22, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - October 24, 2015 @ 11:00 pm

How many graduate students and postdocs do we need and want for the academic enterprise? This symposium will focus on the labor market surrounding the biomedical workforce. We will discuss how to improve the...

Are You Aware?

October 1, 2015

Are you aware of recent happenings that directly affect you as a postdoc?  Please find below several items that we feel you will want to know about to increase your awareness and to allow...