Postdoctoral Division

FROM DIRECTOR: The PDD supports our trainees and the advancement of their careers through one-on-one meetings, CV reviews, mentorship, and transition to independence. -- Jodi M. Gilman, PhD
group of 2019 Poster Day Winners
group of 2019 Poster Day Winners
2019 Poster Day Winners

News & Events

Scroll through the slide images and stay up to date on the latest news from the Postdoctoral Division!

Compensation and Benefits page

Salary and Benefits

Information on your benefits, child care resources and other work/life resources.

Grant Information page

Grant Information and Sample Grants

Resources on grant writing, planning your application, developing your budget and even successful grant samples!

Research Fellow Resources page

Research Fellow Resources

Resources such as postdoc guidelines, RCR, authorship & attribution policy, etc.

Work Life Resources page

Work Life Resources

Resources such as Benefits, Child Care, EAP, Living in Boston and more.

Appointment Extension Requests page

Appointment Extension Requests

Information on extension requests when a research fellow appointment reaches its maximum of five years.

Research Job Board database

A platform for internal and external postdocs to view positions and connect with PIs regarding one or more positions listed on the platform.


Jodi Gilman

Jodi M. Gilman, PhD
Director, Graduate Student (GSD) and Postdoctoral Division (PDD)

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About the Postdoctoral Division

The PDD, Postdoctoral Division's mission is to enhance postdoctoral training and career development. Areas of emphasis for this office are to:

  • Provide programming for career advancement, skill development and networking opportunities.
  • Enhance awareness of, and compliance with, the MGH Post-Doc Policy, including its exception policy.
  • Act as central point of contact for post-doc fellows regarding information, resources, and issues.
  • Provide individual counseling, career advice and support in looking for jobs.

Contact us

The Center for Faculty Development offers consultations and seminars to assist in the career development of faculty and trainees.