Resource Directory

The OACD Resource Directory contains a list of websites, organizations, and resources on a variety of topics related to your career development and success. You can refine the results by using any combination of the search options below including keyword, category, and audience.

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Family-friendly, International, Research, University of Pittsburgh
Faculty, Postdocs, Administrators

Postdoctoral education is an important element in the research and scholarship environment at the University of Pittsburgh. In general, a postdoctoral appointment provides a recent Ph.D. graduate with opportunities to continue development of his or her research skills, learn new research techniques, and work under the supervision of a senior research faculty member. This document describes the process of postdoctoral appointment.

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development, Employment Postings, Networking
Faculty, Postdocs, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

Search a database of 63,000+ jobs in higher education and access a variety of career resources and tips. 

Pittsburgh Information
Faculty, Postdocs, Residents & Clinical Fellows, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

Available to help you find the type of housing best suited to meet your needs.

Family-friendly, University of Pittsburgh
Faculty, Postdocs, Residents & Clinical Fellows, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

The University values and encourages nursing mothers in the employment and education environment.  The chart shown in this link lists lactation rooms on the Oakland campus.

Family-friendly, Professional Development, University of Pittsburgh
Faculty, Postdocs, Residents & Clinical Fellows, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

Life Solutions is the University of Pittsburgh's Faculty and Staff Assistance Program that provides a broad range of services to assist University employees and their household members to balance work and the stresses of daily life. Life Solutions offers personalized care services, 24-hour support, online resources and tools, and more, all at no cost to you.

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development, Professional Development
Faculty, Postdocs, Residents & Clinical Fellows, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

LinkedIn Learning offers on-demand content taught by credible experts in a variety of topics including videos for business, technology, creative skills, and more. All Pitt faculty, staff, students, and postdocs have free access to this resource.

Career Specific Development
Postdocs, Administrators

The US National Academies Press provides a guide for postdocs, advisors, instituions, funding organizations, and disciplinary societies regarding enhancing the postdoc experience. View the free PDF guide here.  

NIH
Research, Research Funding
Faculty, Postdocs, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

NIH offers funding for many types of grants, contracts, and even programs that help repay loans for researchers. Learn about these programs, as well as about NIH's budget process, grant funding strategies, and policies, and more.

Family-friendly
Postdocs, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

This page offers information and resources for postdocs on managing their family lives while furthering their research careers. Some of these resources were developed as part of NPA ADVANCE, a National Science Foundation-funded project to foster the advancement of postdoc women into faculty careers.

Pittsburgh Information
Faculty, Postdocs, Residents & Clinical Fellows, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

An important first stop for international scholars to assist you.