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Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum

The Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF) is an organization focused on creating a community among Northwestern University (NU) postdocs across all disciplines, while sharing postdoc-specific resources for career and personal development. NUPF works to build partnerships and increase inter-departmental communications, creating an open forum for all postdoctoral fellows to address the needs of their community.

**NEW! Resource Guide for International Postdocs**

Are you an international postdoc new to Northwestern University?  NUPF now offers a resource guide to get you oriented to Chicago and to Northwestern.  Click on the link below for information on a range of topics including how to find housing, transportation, benefits offered, and funding.


Featured Upcoming Events


Oktoberfest with NUPF

Mark your calendar: it's Oktoberfest! The second edition of NUPF's "Cultures & Cuisines" will be held on Thursday, September 24th, from 7:00-9:30 PM at Chicago Brauhaus (4732 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625). Come and join us for a traditional German evening! Please see attached flyer for more details and Don't forget to RSVP!


High Impact Publishing Panel 

Find out how to get your research published in high profile journals with NUPF’s Publishing High Impact: a panel discussion with editors from Science, Cancer Cell, and PLOS Pathogens. This event is designed for postdocs, students, and staff. We will cover many topics such as what to expect when submitting papers to how to make your paper stand out. The panel will be held on October, 6th from 1:30-3:00 PM in Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center, Searle Seminar Room, Chicago Campus (303 East Superior, Chicago).

EURAXESS Science Slam 2015

Do you want to share your research with the world and win a free trip to Europe? NUPF is proud to support Euraxess Science Slam 2015 with the finals to take place on October 19th, from 4:30-8:30 PM at Northwestern Prentice Women’s Hospital, Conference Room L, 3rd floor, Chicago Campus (250 E. Superior Ave). Please visit here for rules and conditions to participate. Please RSVP here.

FOR-Chicago Symposium 

NUPF is proud to support the FOR-Chicago Symposium: a one-day series of panel discussions and participant-led workshops to discuss challenges and propose solutions and initiate discussions with key stakeholders to improving the framework for American science.  FOR Chicago will be held on October 29th, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM at Northwestern Prentice Women’s Hospital, Chicago Campus (250 E. Superior Ave).  Please visit here for more information. Please RSVP here.
For a full listing of NUPF events click here!