Postdoctoral Affairs

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is here to support the postdoctoral training experience in all eight schools, including support for the hiring and reappointment process, postdoctoral community and career development, and reporting and tracking postdoctoral research activities.


Schedule with Dr. Rob Pearson

Dr. Pearson, Director of Postdoctoral Affairs, is available to meet in-person and virtually to support postdoctoral scholars at SMU. Appointments may cover a range of topics, including transitioning to a postdoctoral position, exploring the diverse career paths available to postdocs, preparing job application materials for faculty and industry careers, navigating mentoring relationships in your postdoc, and troubleshooting administrative challenges.