Here you'll find links to a wide variety of resources, helpful whether you are just starting your position at Duke or seeking your next career opportunity. And, of course, if you have questions, you can always contact Duke Postdoctoral Services at 919-681-7154.
New to Duke/Durham?
A list of area and campus resources for new postdoctoral appointees.
Duke Benefits and Services Available to Postdocs
As Duke staff members, postdocs are eligible for work/life balance, stress management, wellness, and entertainment benefits, many for free or at a reduced cost.
Duke Postdoc to Postdoc (P2P) Program
Want help with getting settled, how to get around or where to get the best food in town? Whether you are coming from out of town or out of the country, we have postdocs here to help you make your transition. Sign up here and you will be matched to an established postdoc who can relate to your situation.
International Postdoc Resources
Resources for current and incoming international postdocs.
The Individual Development Plan (IDP)
The Individual Development Plan helps to establish good communication between postdocs and mentors: critical for a successful postdoc/PI relationship.
Professional Development Resources
Links to online resources for job searches, CVs, resumes, cover letters, interviewing, negotiating, and more.
Duke Postdoctoral Services YouTube Channel
On-demand videos of seminars on a variety of professional development topics.
Conflict Resolution, Stress Reduction, and Legal Resources
Confidential and anonymous support and advocacy are available to Duke postdoctoral appointees in the event that they experience harassment or conflict with another member of the Duke community. Duke offers a range of stress management and mental health resources. A list of legal resources is also provided.
Research Integrity / Misconduct Resources
Duke University strives to foster an atmosphere of honesty and trust in which pursuit of knowledge can occur. Integrity of research forms the foundation of respect among scholars and students and between the academic world and the public. All members of the university community share responsibility for maintaining this climate of trust.
Continuing education resources at Duke and beyond.
Duke Disabilities Management Services (DMS)
DMS works with the University and University Health System to ensure an accessible, hospitable working and learning environment for people with disabilities.