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Positions at Northwestern

To find a postdoctoral position at Northwestern University, please review the research on individual faculty and directly contact the faculty of interest. Northwestern faculty may also advertise in national journals related to their research, so remember to check for position listings in academic publications in your specialty.

How to Post a Position

To post an open position on the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs website, please contact OPA staff. The advertisement should meet the following guidelines:

  • Sent as PDF attachment
  • Contains full description of the position, including any specifically required qualifications
  • Contains required University EEO statements

Faculty can also post positions outside of the University. For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources’ Graystone Recruitment Advertising web page.

Current Northwestern Openings

Open postdoctoral positions are updated, posted to our News & Events page, as well as included in our monthly e-newsletter, OPA Wire.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.