Postdoctoral Resources

Resources for HQAN Postdocs

We recognize the critical role HQAN postdoctoral scholars play in advancing our research mission. As such, we are committed to providing resources and support to postdocs to ensure their success in both their current and future research careers. Our center offers a range of opportunities for postdocs to engage in cutting-edge research, collaborate with leading experts in the field, and develop their skills through workshops, seminars, and mentoring.

National Postdoctoral Association

Join the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) and become part of a nationwide network of postdocs. As an HQAN postdoc, you are eligible for free NPA affiliate membership, which includes discounted annual conference registration and access to all resources on the NPA website. Additionally, HQAN has funds to support travel to the annual conference. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to connect with fellow postdocs and advance your career. Ask your advisor for more information on how HQAN can provide support to attend the NPA Annual Conference. 

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Postdoc Academy EdX Courses

Discover the valuable resources available to HQAN postdocs through Postdoc Academy. Take advantage of the EdX course Succeeding as a Postdoc, designed to help you create a rewarding postdoc experience and develop the skills needed for your future career path. Also available is Building Skills for a Successful Career, which allows you to broaden your skillset in preparation for your next career step in QIS. Don't miss out on these opportunities to advance your career as a postdoc. Both courses are available for free online, and HQAN can provide funds for HQAN postdocs to upgrade to a Verified Course through EdX. Simply create an EdX account to access these resources today. 

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Discover the unique opportunity to participate in Postdoc Academy Learning Sessions (PALS), a synchronous course (date TBD) facilitated by HQAN for QIS-focused communities. These facilitated learning communities connect course content directly to the needs of postdocs in the QIS field. However, please note that PALS are only available with enough interest from HQAN-affiliated postdocs and postdocs from other QLCI centers. So, if you want to engage in meaningful discussions and connect with your HQAN peers, don't hesitate to talk to your advisor or HQAN Co-PI today!

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