The Office of Postdoctoral Studies is housed in the Medical School and connects you with the abundant resources at your disposal to become a successful, independent research professional.
From exploring various academic and industry options to enhancing your marketability with valuable skills in communication, ethics, and teaching, we offer a wide array of career and professional development opportunities while you are here.
We work closely with the U-M Postdoctoral Association to serve as a voice for all postdoctoral fellows on campus as well as in university and nation-wide policy discussions. Together, we create a dynamic and supportive postdoctoral environment where our research fellows can thrive.
Apply to join us for our annual recruiting event, Postdoc Preview. During a fully-funded, two-day visit, you will have the chance to meet prospective mentors, network with our current postdocs, explore the resources at Michigan, and see life in Ann Arbor.
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Ann Arbor and its surrounding communities offer the best of big city life in a small town setting. Whether you are single or have a family, the combination of cultural, outdoor and sporting activities, excellent restaurants, and a diverse community make Ann Arbor a stimulating place for graduate and postdoctoral studies.