Postdoctoral Program

Our department benefits from over 150 talented researchers in the fields of biological, inorganic, organic, physical, and theoretical chemistry. Our postdocs pursue careers in tenure-track positions at colleges and research laboratories, consulting, drug discovery, and more. To ensure postdocs reach their career and professional development goals, the University offers a variety of resources:

Career Development

Career Development

Research Funding & Writing

Research Funding & Writing

  • Research Development team: notable funding opportunities for postdocs, workshops and trainings, and tools for postdocs to find funding that fits their needs
  • George Whitesides' "Writing a Paper"
  • Templates for grant application components
Research Funding

Living at Harvard University

  • Learn about postdoc-specific benefits, child care options, housing, leaves, taxes, and more
  • International Office: advice on Visas, housing, taxes, travel, and more
  • Engage with the Harvard community of researchers
Career Development

Orientation for New CCB Postdocs

Join our Department!

Individuals interested in a postdoctoral appointment should write directly to the faculty member whose research is of most interest. Each faculty member's contact information and website can be found on our People page. Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Department Contacts

Associate Director of Academic Affairs
Email | 617-496-3209
Administrative Coordinator
Email | 617-495-4076

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events