The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs supports postdoctoral researchers in all aspects of their training and development toward independent careers. We collaborate with JHU-JHMI organizations, departments, faculty, and staff to enhance the research, training, wellness, and professional development of postdocs and to support their transition to successful careers in academia, industry, government, and other sectors.

Quick Links: 

 IDP (Individual Development Plans) | Open Fellowship Positions

To request an appointment, please submit an appointment request. If this is an urgent issue or you need other information, please contact the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs directly at [email protected]

Welcome, New Postdocs!

View information on policies, processes, and resources for starting your research fellowship at Johns Hopkins.

News & Upcoming Events  

  • Diversity Postdoctoral Alliance Committee’s meeting with Dr. Marquita Genies, Monday, May 13th, 12pm-1pm, 313 Biophysics Room, WBSB 3rd Floor.  See here for more information.
  • Imposter Phenomenon: Unmasking the Systemic Barriers Facing Black Scholars | Fire Side Chat with Dr. Kevin Cokley, May 10, 2024. See here for more information.     
  • JHU-Travel Clinic for Consultations and Vaccinations, more information here
  • Single Cell Training and Analysis Center (STAC), can find more information here
  • 10th Annual Postdoctoral Conference 'Sculpting Tomorrow: Crafting a Purpose Driven Future' to be held in person May 9, 2024.  For more information about the conference, registration, and abstract submission see here
  • JHU postdoctoral fellow summer teaching opportunity.  See here for more information.
  • New Cooley Center Update – To remain open until July-August 2024

Upcoming Funding Opportunities

  • The Hartwell Foundation - Biomedical Research Award.  Applications due June 27.  Form more information see here
  • JHU Provost Office listing of postdoc funding opportunities can be found here .

More News & Events

Monthly Postdoc Kudos!

Each month we feature recent SOM postdoc accomplishments, such as high impact papers, awards, and grants! Do you know a postdoc (yourself included) who should be featured? Email us to include them in next month's kudos at [email protected]

Satoshi Hara, Ph.D., Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology

Dr. Hara received a Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists Research from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.


2024 Young Investigators Award Winners


William Dylan Hale, Ph.D., Department of Neuroscience

Daniel Nathans Research Award


Yini Li, Ph.D., Department of Physiology

Helen Taussig Research Award


Tyler Hakeem Ogunmowo, Ph.D., Department of Cell Biology

David Yue Research Award


Dhiman Sankar Pal, Ph.D., Department of Cell Biology

Albert Lehninger Research Award


Shuai Wu, Ph.D., Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry

Alfred Blalock Research Award


Chi Zhang, Ph.D., Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

A. McGehee Harvey Research Award


Jakub Ziak, M.D., Department of Neuroscience

W. Barry Wood Jr. Research Award


Grants and Fellowships for Postdocs

See resources for postdoctoral funding opportunities and limited submission grant opportunities.

Need Career Counseling? The Professional Development and Career Office (PDCO) offers assistance with CV reviews, interviewing strategies, job applications, and more. Appointments are made through handshake.

Related: PDCO | JHPDA

Our Team

Dana Boatman, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs

Ed Hsu, M.D.
Director of Postdoctoral Advising

Cassie Klein, M.B.A.
Administrator, Graduate Medical Education & Postdoctoral Programs

Emma Ey
Sr. Administrative Coordinator, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Marquita Genies, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Postdoctoral Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Kimberly Averella
Senior Credentialing Specialist, Office of the Registrar




Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
1830 E. Monument Street, 6th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21205-2196
[email protected]