Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum

An organization aimed to create a community among NU postdocs across all disciplines, while sharing postdoc-specific resources for career and personal development. NUPF will work to bring postdocs together in order to learn and thrive at Northwestern University. NUPF hopes to work in partnerships to address the needs of the postdoctoral community and increase communication across the Evanston and Chicago campuses.

News and upcoming events:

We encourage you to take advantage of our monthly postdoc social events. Come and mingle with your fellow postdocs over a morning coffee and snacks.
August 28th: 9:45 - 10:45am
Chicago Campus
Method Atrium, 320 E. Superior St.
Evanston Campus
Einstein's Cafe Area, 2nd Floor, Pancoe Halll

NUPF Happy Hour at Matilda!

Join fellow postdocs and celebrate making it past the middle of the week! 

This month's Happy Hour will be 
held at Matilda, in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood. NUPF will provide some appetizers, all draft beers are discounted to $5, and all glasses of wine discounted to $6!
Happy Hour: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
Location: Matilda, 3101 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
**NOTE: Our group will be in the north room, which does not have an entrance from outside. When entering, walk to the back of the first room then go to your left, through the passage to the right of the bar. We will be in this second room.**
Directions from the Chicago campus: take a Red Line train north toward Howard. Exit at Belmont, walk 1/2 block west to Sheffield and one block south to Barry.

Directions from the Evanston campus
: take a Purple Line Express train south toward the Loop (or transfer to a 95th-bound Red Line train at Howard after the express stops running). Exit at Belmont, walk 1/2 block west to Sheffield and one block south to Barry.

Second Annual NUPF Symposium: Building a successful and satisfying career -The power of research at Northwestern and beyond

September 3rd, 2014


The Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center, Chicago Campus

Join us for a unique research symposium celebrating the wealth of intellectual interests throughout Northwestern University. This event is an exclusive opportunity to network with researchers from diverse departments across Northwestern, to present your research in the form of a poster or a talk to an audience with different backgrounds, and to participate in activities to help build your career. For more information and abstract submission please refer to the >>symposium website<< .


Please stay tuned here for upcoming events and don't forget to subscribe to our e-mail list by clicking here NUPFLISTSERV !

Join the NUPF Facebook Group. Have questions for other postdocs at Northwestern? Post a question and start the conversation. Just one more step towards building an interactive postdoctoral community! 

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