Postdoctoral Association

The Boston College Postdoctoral Association (BCPDA) promotes the professional, social, and family well-being of postdoctoral fellows from all BC departments. The purpose of the BCPDA is:

To promote the professional training and career preparation of its members

To promote peer interactions and support among the BC postdoctoral community

To serve as liaison between its members and the administration of BC

To introduce new postdoctoral fellows to the BC community

To provide liaison between BC postdoctoral fellows and other postdoctoral associations in Massachusetts and in the United States

The BCPDA regularly organizes conferences and talks on topics of interest to its membership. In addition, the BCPDA has an ongoing Knowledge Dissemination Program to financially support the dissemination of its members’ original and independent scholarly work.

BCPDA Activities and Affiliated Programs

The BCPDA is a member of local and national postdoctoral organizations, which provide additional resources and opportunities for networking and professional development.

Boston Postdoctoral Association         National Postdoctoral Association         National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

BCPDA Events