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FAU Postdoctoral Association

Mission statement:

The mission of the FAU PDA is to address the needs and concerns of the postdoctoral community across FAU’s six campuses. We aim to enhance the postdoctoral experience by supporting their professional and personal goals and advocating for constructive policies that affect the lives of postdocs and their families.


  • We support the professional research training and career development of FAU postdocs by encouraging and providing opportunities for networking and career advice.
  • We provide postdocs with representation and contact between them and the university’s administration with the goal of advocating for policies that continue to grow the postdoctoral community.
  • We aim to build a community of postdocs by promoting interactions between postdocs on academic, social, cultural, and political issues.

The FAU Postdoctoral Association
2020 Executive Board

Lorena B. Areal President lbianchineareald@health.fau.edu
Yanjun Li Vice-President yli2013@fau.edu
Brittnee McDole Officer of Communications bmcdole@fau.edu
Felix Mayer Executive Board Member mayerf@health.fau.edu
Jacqueline Chin Executive Board Member chinj@fau.edu
Paula Kurdziel Executive Board Member pgajewski@health.fau.edu

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any issues or suggestions on how we can help advance your postdoc experience at FAU!

 Last Modified 6/16/20