The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs supports postdoctoral researchers in all aspects of their training and development toward independent careers. We collaborate with JHU-JHMI organizations, departments, faculty, and staff to enhance the research, training, wellness, and professional development of postdocs and to support their transition to successful careers in academia, industry, government, and other sectors.

Quick Links: 

 IDP (Individual Development Plans) | Open Fellowship Positions

To request an appointment, please submit an appointment request. If this is an urgent issue or you need other information, please contact the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs directly at [email protected]

Welcome, New Postdocs!

View information on policies, processes, and resources for starting your research fellowship at Johns Hopkins.

News & Upcoming Events     

  • Managing A Busy Postdoc Life: The Subtle Art of Harmonizing Work and Play Seminar, more information here
  • JHU-Travel Clinic for Consultations and Vaccinations, more information here
  • Single Cell Training and Analysis Center (STAC), can find more information here
  • JHU postdoctoral fellow summer teaching opportunity.  See here for more information.
  • New Cooley Center Update – To remain open until July-August 2024

Upcoming Funding Opportunities

  • The Hartwell Foundation - Biomedical Research Award.  Applications due June 27.  Form more information see here
  • JHU Provost Office listing of postdoc funding opportunities can be found here .

Monthly Postdoc Kudos!

Each month we feature recent SOM postdoc accomplishments, such as high impact papers, awards, and grants! Do you know a postdoc (yourself included) who should be featured? Email us to include them in next month's kudos at [email protected]

Satoshi Hara, Ph.D., Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology

Dr. Hara received a Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists Research from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.


Ridzky Yuda, Ph.D., Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology

Dr. Yuda received a postdoctoral fellow grant from the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund.


Need Career Counseling? The Professional Development and Career Office (PDCO) offers assistance with CV reviews, interviewing strategies, job applications, and more. Appointments are made through handshake.

Related: PDCO | JHPDA

Our Team

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

Ed Hsu, M.D.
Director of Postdoctoral Advising

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

Emma Ey
Sr. Administrative Coordinator, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Marquita Genies, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Postdoctoral Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Kimberly Averella
Senior Credentialing Specialist, Office of the Registrar




Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
1830 E. Monument Street, 6th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21205-2196
[email protected]