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MSU-PDA is a volunteer based organization that depends on the community of postdoctoral scholars here at Michigan State University. 

The MSU-PDA’s mission is to:

  • Help postdocs achieve their professional and personal goals while at MSU.
  • Provide resources for social and career development.
  • Initiate a mutual dialogue with the University administration.
  • Create a well-recognized postdoctoral community.


Upcoming events:

  • The MSU-PDA Professional Development committee is pleased to announce its Spring 2020 "Preparing for the Academic Job Market" series


    •  "Write your Diversity Statement", facilitated by Dr. Kendra Spence Cheruvelil

      • When: Tuesday May, 19th - 12:00pm - 1:30 pm -- NOTE the new date!

      • Where: Zoom - pending!

      • Please, RSVP here.Note: a drafted diversity statement is NOT required to attend the workshop!

    •  "The Academic Interview Process", facilitated by Dr. Brian O'Shea



Having trouble with Google Forms for MSU-PDA RSVPs or surveys? Click here.

Contact Us

By email:

We have a postdoc listserv!

To subscribe to our email list, email and in the body of the message (not the Subject) type: SUBSCRIBE MSUPOSTDOCS

To unsubscribe from our email list, send a blank email to:

By mail:

Chittenden Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824



Slack (email for invitation)

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