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Postdoctoral Association

Event: UR Postdoctoral Association Presentation Workshop

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Goergen Hall, Sloan Auditorium (Room 101)

Need strategies on how to effectively present your research for a conference? Need to share your research with non-scientifically trained audiences? Want to compete in the fall, 2018 speaking competitions such as the Steadman Interdisciplinary Award and Falling Walls Lab? (registrations due 9/17/18)

Please join our expert Office of University Communications instructing team as they show you how to make award winning presentations!

  • Peter Iglinski, Communications Officer, Social Sciences
  • Lindsey Valich, Communications Officer, Science and Engineering
Please register at:

About Us

The Postdoctoral Association was established in 2006 to provide career development and networking opportunities, as well as professional recognition specifically for postdoctoral appointees. Through these efforts we hope to contribute to the professional advancement of postdoctoral appointees and highlight our contributions to scientific research at the University of Rochester.


  • Academic Career
    • Grant Writing
    • Interview Preparation
  • Teaching Career
    • Course Planning
    • Alternative Teaching Strategies
  • Industrial Careers
  • Alternative Careers

Networking Opportunities

  • Regular social gatherings
  • Meetings with University of Rochester faculty and guest speakers

Professional Recognition

Steadman Family Postdoctoral Associate Prize in Interdisciplinary Research

The Steadman Family Postdoctoral Associate Prize in Interdisciplinary Research provides a monetary award towards recognizing outstanding Postdoctoral Associates or Postdoctoral Fellows at the University of Rochester whose research exemplifies the importance of cross- discipline approaches toward examining high impact questions of science. The competition is open to all UR SMD and ASE Postdoctoral Associates and Fellows. Learn more...