Society accepting nominations for outstanding postdocs, mentors

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Postdoctoral Society (PSPS) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 5th Annual Penn State Outstanding Post Doc and Postdoctoral Mentor Awards. 

The Postdoctoral Mentor Award will recognize an outstanding faculty member who has demonstrated a commitment to exceptional mentoring of postdoctoral scholars at Penn State. Nominations will be accepted from current postdoctoral scholars or fellows or those whose appointments ended after July 1, 2018.

PSPS is also accepting nominations for the 5th Annual Penn State Outstanding Postdoc Award. This award recognizes a postdoctoral scholar for overall achievement at Penn State. Nominations will be accepted from faculty members, primary investigators, mentors or other individuals qualified to assess the nominee’s achievements.

The deadline to submit all nominations is May 17.

The award selection criteria, nomination process and requirements for both awards can be found at: All questions can be directed to the Awards Committee at

The Penn State Postdoctoral Society's mission is to enhance the postdoctoral experience at Penn State by providing resources to assist postdoctoral scholars and fellows in their professional and personal development. The organization is advised by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

Last Updated March 13, 2019