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The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

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The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs supports research fellows in all aspects of their training and development toward independent careers. We collaborate with School of Medicine and University-wide organizations, departments, faculty, and staff to enhance the research, training, wellness, and professional development of postdoctoral scholars and to support their transition to successful careers in academia, industry, government, and other employment sectors.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the office staff are working remotely, but we are still here for you! Email us at for assistance.


Welcome, New Postdocs!

View comprehensive information on policies, processes, and resources for becoming a postdoctoral research fellow at Johns Hopkins.


News & Events



Upcoming Funding Opportunities


Support for Postdoctoral Fellows

Need Career Counseling? Sign-up for an Online Session!

Due to the university response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are switching our career counseling formats to Zoom, phone, and/or email.

We can advise on matters related to your postdoctoral appointment and collaborate with the Professional Development and Career Office (PDCO) to provide career counseling. Contact us to receive assistance with job application materials (perfecting resumes, CVs, cover letters, etc.), job search strategies, and much more.

To set up an appointment for virtual career counseling, email us at

Related: PDCO | JHPDA


Postdoc Kudos!

Dr. Grace Muller

Congratulations to Dr. Grace Muller for receiving an American Heart Association Career Development Award. Dr. Muller has been a postdoc in Dr. David Kass's laboratory in the Department of Medicine since 2015, where she investigates the role of the phosphodiesterase type1 (PDE1) protein in cardiac function. In addition to efforts in the lab, Grace led the Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Association (JHPDA) as a co-president and served as a peer representative for SOM postdoctoral fellows in her department. Dr. Muller will continue her work in the Department of Medicine as an Instructor.

Dr. Grace Muller

Grants and Fellowships for Postdocs

See resources for postdoctoral funding opportunities and limited submission grant opportunities.

Our People

Dana Boatman, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs

Cassie Klein, M.B.A.
Administrator, Graduate Medical Education & Postdoctoral Programs

Laurel Screven, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Kimberly Averella
Senior Credentialing Specialist

Patty Crapanzano
Senior Administrative Coordinator



Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

1830 E. Monument Street, 6th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21205-2196

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