Postdoc

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

Grant-writing and mentorship workshop
This workshop is intended for assistant professors and postdocs who are preparing to transition into independent faculty positions. 

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 members new to approaches based on Vision and Change recommendations. The ASBMB is a partner society in the PALM network. ASBMB members can apply for PALM fellowships, which provide funding for mentoring visits and meeting travel.

Advocacy
The ASBMB offers a policy fellowship and brings postdocs to Washington, D.C. for the society's annual Capitol Hill day. The society also leads a grassroots advocacy campaign to enable scientists to advocate virtually.

Concept-driven teaching strategies project
The project website contains information on the society-developed foundational concepts of biochemistry and molecular biology, course materials and assessment instruments and tools. The project originally was funded by the National Science Foundation.

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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