Postdoctoral Affairs

Professional Development

Career and professional development are at the core of the postdoctoral experience.

At Brown, postdocs and PIs are encouraged to form strong mentoring relationships drawing on resources provided by your academic departments, schools, and the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning. 

Individual Development Plan

All postdocs in the Division of Biology and Medicine are required to fill out an Individual Development Plan (IDP) and postdocs in other science disciplines are also encouraged to use this framework to discuss their goals with mentors at Brown.

Learn About IDPs

Training Modules

All postdocs also have access to additional training modules through Workday's learning point (click "learning" on your Workday home screen) and through LinkedIn Learning (formerly

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Training and Funding Opportunities

For additional training and funding opportunities, check the Next Level Google sheet maintained by the OVPR and the Office of Foundation Relations at Brown.

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