Postdocs, welcome! On this website, postdocs affiliated with the Department of Neuroscience can find information on scientific, social, or career-related events, programs, resources, and more. Open postdoc positions in the department can be found at the bottom of this page.
Yale Neuroscience Postdoc Committee (YNPC)
SYNAPSES (Seminars at Yale Neuroscience: Advanced PoStdoc Extramural Series) brings postdoctoral fellows from around the world to Yale to share their latest research work. It's a fantastic opportunity for postdocs at Yale to stay up to date with the cutting-edge research and foster new collaborations.
Career Panel Series
The Career Panel Series is an amazing opportunity for Yale Neuro postdocs to gain valuable insights and guidance as they navigate their career paths. Experts from diverse neuroscience-related fields share their personal experiences and provide invaluable advice to help postdocs achieve their career goals. Postdocs, don't miss out on this exciting event that will empower you to pursue your dream career with confidence!
Postdoc Happy Hour/Mock Talk
Join us for a warm and supportive gathering of postdocs at the Happy Hour/Mock Talk event. Postdocs have the chance to work on their chalk talk skills in a cozy and comfortable atmosphere while receiving helpful and constructive feedback and guidance from peers. Postdocs can enjoy food and beverages as they cultivate their communication and presentation skills.
National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW)
The Annual Postdoc Appreciation Week serves as a special time to honor the hard work and dedication of postdoctoral fellows and associate research scientists. It's a time to acknowledge their invaluable efforts in advancing the field of neuroscience and crucial contributions in research, teaching, and mentoring in the Yale Neuroscience Department.
Kavli Postdoc Series
The Kavli Postdoc Series aims to foster scientific discussions, career development activities, and community building among Yale neuroscience postdoctoral fellows. This series brings together postdocs from different departments, promoting interdisciplinary collaboration and networking opportunities.
Interested in organizing any of these events?
Join us by filling the form here!
Are you a postdoc in Neuroscience looking to make connections and network with other postdocs? Look no further! Yale Neuroscience Postdoc Committee has multiple ways for you to connect, including monthly YNPC meetings, a designated Slack channel, monthly Kavli networking hours, and more!
Plus, you can expand your network beyond Neuroscience by joining the Yale Postdoctoral Association (YPA) and connecting with postdocs and ARS from across Yale. Don't miss out on these exciting opportunities to connect and grow your professional network!
For professional development and training opportunities, postdocs can visit the Yale Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Career Strategy. The Kavli Institute for Neuroscience is also organizing the Kavli Postdoc Series, a professional development series that bring together Yale neuroscience postdoctoral fellows, regardless of their department affiliation, for scientific discussions, career development activities, and community building. The series, through presentations and hands-on workshops, aims to foster a sense of community and encourage peer support, accountability, and collaborations. Past topics include the chalk talk, online presence, and managing difficult conversations.
Postdocs in the neurosciences can apply to multiple fellowships and awards from Yale institutes. Please check the links below for more information regarding application dates, eligibility, and focus:
- The Kavli Institute for Neuroscience at Yale established the Kavli Postdoctoral Award for Academic Diversity and the Kavli Postdoctoral Fellowship.
- The Wu Tsai Institute established the WTI Postdoctoral Fellowships.
For more funding opportunities, please visit the Office for Postdoctoral Affairs’ website.