Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (PDA) is responsible for coordinating postdoctoral affairs on campus.
Contact PDA if you have questions about campus or for more information on the appointment/extension process.
University of Lethbridge Postdoctoral Fellows Association (ULPA)
The ULPA represents postdoctoral fellows (PDFs) on the University of Lethbridge campus. Working closely with the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, the executive council meets monthly, allowing members to discuss concerns and brainstorm ideas to create positive changes and outcomes.
Membership to ULPA is automatic for all current postdocs on campus. The association is able to put new postdocs in touch with members of the research community across all departments, representing a powerful network for sharing knowledge, creating connections, and raising your profile.
The Professional Development for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows is an initiative by the University of Lethbridge to provide professional development opportunities to support career success. Professional Development offers opportunities in three main skill sets – teaching, research, and professional and career development.
Visit Professional Development website
The Teaching Centre offers workshops for postdoctoral fellows on topics such as lesson planning, assessment of student learning, learning styles, classroom management, questioning strategies, professional relations with students and self-assessment.
The Continuing Education Centre offers workshops for postdoctoral fellows on a range of topics to expand upon the knowledge you currently have.
Visit Continuing Education website
The Elevate Training portfolio is an exclusive professional development curriculum that prepares Elevate fellows for success as leaders in research and industry. The Elevate Training curriculum is unique and informed by both experienced consultation groups and the Mitacs national community of academic researchers.
CIHR Individual Development Plans
Individual Development Plans have been shown to increase career success, these plans help to incorporate your personal values, strengths, skills, experiences and help you identify any skill gaps.
Off-Campus Housing website posts local accommodations.
The U of L Lux Hotel offers short-term hotel service accommodations from May-August.
Health & wellness services
Security services provides a Safe Walk program and a Working Alone program to enhance the personal safety of everyone working in the evening or outside normal working hours.
Be sure to add their emergency contact number to your cell phone - 403-329-2345!