National Postdoctoral Association

The University of Minnesota is a Sustaining Member of the National Postdoctoral Association. All UMN postdocs are eligible for an Affiliate Membership to the NPA.


The University of Minnesota Office of Posdoctoral Innitiatives (OPI) with the PDA have created a guide for incoming and existing Postdocs for navigating their time at the University of Minnesota.

PDA Harrashment resources

The PDA has made a list of resources, which includes UMN policies regarding sexual harassment and also material to help create an inclusive and harassment-free environment.

PDA By-Laws (last updated 2016)

Archived PDA website (pre Fall 2018)