For Postdocs and Fellows
To help current and prospective postdoctoral fellows navigate Harvard’s vast resources, the University has various portals that address all aspects of the postdoctoral experience. Information about funding opportunities, benefits and support, professional development, research resources, and policies can be found via the below websites.
The FAS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs provides a broad overview of life as a postdoc at Harvard. The site offers information about and resources for career development, including career counseling services, orientation, employee benefits, and University policies.
Office of the Vice Provost for Research offers in-depth information about conducting research at Harvard. Topics such as research policies, checklists, training, funding, and education are explored on this website.
Office for Sponsored Programs works closely with Harvard’s research and scholarly community to identify funding opportunities, assist in the preparation and review of proposals, and administer awarded grants.
Office of Technology Development works with the Harvard research community to ensure the intellectual property rights of their inventions, assist in the patent process, and help establish collaborations with industry through licensing, sponsored research, and new venture agreements.