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Submitted by mclean1 on Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:50pm

Current Postdocs

Newsletter: Updates from the Postdoc Office

Professional Development

The University of Calgary encourages postdoctoral scholars to acquire the varied skills necessary to advance their careers during this transitional training period.  In addition to the opportunities provided by your faculty supervisor and department, the university provides a number of professional development opportunities and resources to enrich your experience and allow you to get the most from your appointment.

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Postdoctoral Association 

The Postdoctoral Association of the University of Calgary (PDAC) is a group of postdocs who are interested in postdoctoral issues at the University of Calgary. PDAC members are volunteers who are currently postdoctoral associates at the University of Calgary.

The Postdoctoral Association of the University of Calgary is currently working on a number of initiatives to better the postdoc experience at the University of Calgary


Campus Resources

Parking and Transportation

Purchase parking permits, find parking on campus, and learn about sustainability initiatives, such as bicycle and motorcycle parking, carpooling, and car2go.

The main campus and Foothills campus are easily accessible by Calgary Transit LRT and bus routes. Visit the Calgary Transit website for route information and interactive route planning throughout the city.


Campus Map

An interactive room finder is available online for both Main Campus and Foothills Campus.



Taylor Family Digital Library

Doucette Library of Teaching Resources

Bennett Jones Law Library

Health Sciences Library (Foothills Campus)


Career Services

Online resources are available to help you write a strong and competitive CV and to prepare you for your job search. During your postdoctoral appointment, take advantage of opportunities to network or to take part in career development events/workshops.


Faith and Spirituality Centre

Serving member of various faiths and religious traditions, the Faith and Spirituality Centre offers spiritual and faith-based programs, events and support to students, staff and faculty.

Campus Security

Available 24/7, Safewalk volunteers are on hand to escort people safely to their destinations anywhere on campus. The service is free and available to everyone. For more information, call the Safewalk office at 403.220.4750. Campus Security is available 24/7 at 403.220.5333.

The Working Alone system enhances the safety of faculty and staff working alone on campus, especially outside of normal working hours. The system is a web-based check-in, check-out system with Campus Security, accessed via myUofC.


Staff Wellness Centre

Postdoctoral scholars have access to the Wellness Centre located on the second floor of the MacEwan Student Centre. The Wellness Centre offers walk-in medical services and various health services, such as chiropractic, massage and nutrition services (by appointment only).


Active Living and the Outdoor Centre

Facilities include Aquatic Centre; Weight training and cardio area; Climbing and bouldering walls; Squash and racquet ball courts


Women’s Resource Centre

A positive space for all individuals interested in working towards gender equality. The Women's Resource Centre (located in MSC 482) strives to achieve equality at the University of Calgary and to create a more inclusive campus environment where each individual's agency and voice are nurtured to contribute to the collective spirit of a community where citizenship and leadership is made possible for all, regardless of gender.