Welcome to the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs!

New Considerations for Postdoctoral Scholar Fellowships – Posted October 2020

OPA Statement on BLM and the events of May and June 2020
Originally issued on June 2, 2020

OPA Statement on APIDA violence and the events of March 16, 2021

Originally issued on March 18, 2021

Please note: OPA staff is telecommuting until further notice. You may still reach us via email osupostdocs@osu.edu or call us at 614.688.1589

OSU postdocs


The mission of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) is to prepare the next generation of research leaders by enhancing the postdoctoral experience at Ohio State through promotion of career development opportunities, advancing the quality of the training environment for postdoctoral scholars, and providing resources and support to faculty mentors.

We provide support in many forms:

  • Funding Ohio State’s membership to the National Postdoc Association (NPA)
  • Monthly postdoc orientations
  • Professional development events
  • Advocacy

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