Resources for Prospective Postdocs

Interested in coming to UChicago for your postdoctoral training?

If you are interested in pursuing a postdoc at UChicago, we suggest you review the departments and laboratories and postdoctoral training grants, and directly contact any faculty that you wish to work with.

The National Postdoctoral Association has resources for graduate students, including information about what to consider when deciding to do a postdoc; identifying the right postdoc position for you; applying for a postdoc; and what to expect in a postdoc interview.

The NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education has prepared a guide for picking a postdoc, including frequently asked questions.

For a continuously updated list of postdoc funding and fellowship opportunities, subscribe to our Weekly Bulletin!

Also check out this resource developed by UChicago Postdoc Nicholas Schade, PhD – “Questions to Ask When Considering Postdoc Positions

Open Postdoctoral Positions


2/24/2021 – Postdoctoral Positions in Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology at the University of Chicago

2/1/2021 – Postdoctoral Position in the TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health at the University of Chicago

1/15/2021 – Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Quantum Science at the University of Chicago

1/5/2021 – Postdoctoral (Scholar or Fellow) position in Single Cell Metabolism at the University of Chicago

12/17/2020 – Postdoctoral Positions: Artificial intelligence and cyberphysical approaches for agriculture and soil science at the University of Chicago

12/14/2020 – Postdoctoral Position – Cell Biology and Wound Healing in a Cnidarian model system at the University of Chicago

11/18/2020 – Postdoctoral Position Department of Microbiology and Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago

11/17/2020 – Postdoctoral position in Cancer Immunology lab at the University of Chicago

11/05/2020 – Postdoctoral (Scholar or Fellow) Position Open in the Hale Lab (Neuroscience and Behavior) at the University of Chicago