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Postdoctoral Information Guide

Welcome! The MIT Chemical Engineering Department hosts over 100 postdoctoral scholars, each a significant and crucial member of the Course X community. Here you will find information, news, and resources for our postdoc community.

New to MIT? Check out these resources.

Postdocs seeking academic jobs:
The SoE Dean's Office is running an advertisement to help graduating PhDs and completing postdocs gain visibility, especially on the academic job market.

The ad will run in First Bell, a content-aggregation newsletter produced by ASEE that has 27,000 recipients, 87% of whom are engineering faculty members at other universities. The ad will point to this site:

If you would like to be featured on this site, visit and complete the form.

For more information, contact Chad Galts, 617.253.9411,

Announcing the 2012-2013 MIT Chemical Engineering Postdoc Board, based on the results of the voting at the April 2nd PostDoc Panel. Department faculty members will work with these board members to address concerns and issues that pertain to the ChemE PostDoc community. Your new board members are:

Ben Almquist, Hammond Lab
Peng Bai, Bazant Lab
Ali Mesbah, Braatz Lab
Nan Chen, Gleason Lab

Thank you to those that came out to the Career Panel Discussion on April 2nd. We had a great time and hopefully it was helpful to those who attended. Whether you attended or not, please complete a quick 10-question survey, which will help us address our postdocs’ needs in the future. Please Click Here.

Postdocs in the News

Ashlee Ford Versypt, Postdoc in the Braatz Lab, named 2012 Frederick A. Howes Scholar in Computational Science

Other MIT Resources

MIT Postdoctoral Association

VPR Postdoc Website

Postdoctoral Mentoring and Advising Toolkit

Career Services for Postdocs

Other Resources