Contact Us

Nancy Schwartz, PhD

Dean and Director, Postdoctoral Affairs

(773) 702 - 6426

Dr. Nancy Schwartz serves as the faculty advisor to the Postdoctoral Association, advocates for postdocs with University administration, organizes career development and ethics training for postdocs, and helps counsel postdocs.


Erin Heckler, PhD

Postdoctoral Affairs Administrator

(773) 834 - 7409

Dr. Erin Heckler is available to postdocs to answer questions about postdoctoral policy, benefits and campus resources. Erin provides support for the PDA, organizes postdoctoral events and the quarterly new postdoc orientation. In addition, she creates and distributes a weekly postdoc email bulletin and maintains this website. Please contact Erin with any questions you may have!