The postdoc experience can be one of the most rewarding times in an academic or research career. The PSA is a volunteer organization of postdocs who work closely with the postdoctoral office and CEP - EDU to support Argonne postdocs in their endeavors. From social support like welcoming new postdocs to the Laboratory, to publishing a survival guide and organizing job fairs and seminars, we are here to help.
Click on some of the links below for additional information.
The PSA's mission is to enhance the individual postdoctoral educational experience at Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne will benefit from the society since the engagement of individual postdocs will prepare them better for future accomplishments
To read more, please see our PSA Mission Statement
and PSA Bylaws.
Find out more about your first day at the lab and how we can help.
Some other useful links for postdocs
Postdoc portal | Newcomer’s assistance office | National Postdoc Association
Ask A Postdoc
Several postdocs who have been here “a while” have volunteered to answer your questions. If you would like to volunteer, please click here to join the buddy list. Newcomers, click here to view their profiles and e-mails. Also, check the survival guide for frequently asked questions.
Postdoc Video-Biographies: Listen to Argonne Postdocs talk about Argonne
Communicate With Your Peers
LinkedIn Group Postdoc Portal
To view the schedule of PSA Board Meetings, click here. All Argonne postdocs are welcome to attend!
Who we are, when we meet, and how can you help. Find out more and become a member. Just email us and say, “I want to join the PSA, too.”
We want to know what you think! Send any and all questions, comments (good and bad), suggestions, feedback, ideas, thoughts, musings (limited to PSA and postdoc-related matter, please) to Kristene (Tina) Henne. Your opinions are important to us.
For questions, comments about this website, contact Chithra Kumaran Nair.
Near Hit Program
A Near Hit is an event or unsafe condition that could have caused a serious injury or illness, but instead was identified and fixed before an incident occured. This program is open to all Argonne National Laboratory Postdoctoral Society members.
To read more about the Near Hit program, to find out about the award and past winners, or to learn how to report a potential Near Hit, please follow this link.