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‚ÄčOn this page you will find resources and guides for postdoctoral scholars at the IU School of Medicine. This page and others are designed to provide the current postdoc with the tools needed to have a successful experience as a postdoc.  If you have any questions about the content on this page, or the resources mentioned, please contact Lauren Easterling, Interim Director of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at


Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

The IU School of Medicine's Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) is here to support and advocate for postdocs across the School, regardless of appointment type (appointee or fellow) or department (basic science or clinical).  The mission of the OPA is "to enhance the postdoctoral experience at IUSM and foster the professional development of our postdoctoral researchers through resource development, career related programming, and advocacy."  The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is part of the IU School of Medicine's Graduate Division, part of Research Affairs.  Both the Director of the OPA and the Associate Dean of the Graduate Division are here to work with postdocs and mentors to ensure that the postdoc experience at the IU School of Medicine is the best one possible.

Services for Postdoctoral Scholars

  • Career Consultation and Support (one-on-one or through workshops)
  • Mock Interviews, CV/Resume Reviews, and More
  • Workshops related to career development, grants, & skill development
  • Opportunities for research and job talks
  • New Postdoc Orientation (Second Thursday of each month):
  • Support for the IU School of Medicine Postdoctoral Association

OPA Director and Contact Information

Director: Angela Fowler, PhD
Office:VanNuys Medical Science Building (MS) 208
OPA email:

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and Contact Information
Associate Dean: Tom Hurley, PhD
Office: MS 207
Phone: 317-274-3441