Postdoc

Career resources
The ASBMB offers numerous career resources, including online and in-person skill development training and a job board.

ASBMB grant-writing and mentorship workshop
This workshop is intended for assistant professors and postdoctoral scientists who are preparing to transition into an independent faculty position. 


ASBMB annual meeting
The annual meeting has many events for postdocs, including opportunities to network and explore different careers. The ASBMB awards over 200 travel awards of $1000 each to postdocs and grad students.
 
Promoting Active Learning & Mentoring project
The PALM network was established to spark sustained biology education reform at diverse institutions through one-on-one mentorships for faculty new to approaches based on Vision and Change recommendations. As a partner society in the PALM network, ASBMB members can apply for PALM fellowships, which provide funding for mentoring visits and meeting travel.

Concept-driven teaching, assessment tools and course materials
This NSF-funded project brought together experienced and early career educators to learn about and develop resources and tools for assessment and teaching the foundational concepts of biochemistry and molecular biology. Resources created through this project are available on the site.

Advocacy
The ASBMB offers a policy fellowship and brings postdocs to Washington, D.C. for the society's hill day. The society also leads a grass roots advocacy campaign to enable scientists to advocate for their labs.
 
Fellowships and awards

Other resources 
Becoming a postdoc
Advice on mentoring
ASBMB Code of Ethics and online ethics resources
Training videos from the NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education
  Career resources from the NIH Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training program
The ASBMB is a member of the National Postdoctoral Association, which has additional resources for postdocs.

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