Get Help

A broad range of resources are available to Tufts postdocs.  Some of the most useful ones are listed below:

Tufts Postdoctoral Officer:

Andrew Bohm is a Tufts faculty member who serves as Tufts postdoctoral officer.  Andrew is charged with representing the interests of Tufts postdocs both as individuals and as a group.  He is in regular contact with various offices across the university.  Andrew can help resolve issues with your advisor or department.  He is also happy to answer questions about any aspect of your postdoc or Tufts.  In addition, Andrew can provide confidential advice if you need it.  Andrew can be reached at

Tufts Support Services (TSS):

TSS provides information and help related to your paycheck, benefits, and Tufts financial transactions.  TSS can also usually tell you which Tufts offices you should be speaking about other types of administrative questions.

Tufts Employee Assistance Program:

As part of your normal postdoc benefits package, you have access to the Tufts Employee Assistance Program.

Services include:

  •             Confidential mental health counseling
  •             Legal advice (free, but limited to 30 per legal matter)
  •             Financial advice (free, but also limited to 30 minutes)
  •             Childcare recommendations

Tufts PDA leadership:

If you’d like to speak to another postdoc about a problem, you can always reach out to the PDA at  All discussions will be kept in confidence.

Tufts Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO):

Tufts OEO is responsible for investigating and resolving issues of discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct.  This is the “official channel” for reporting these types of issues.  OEO can be contacted via:

Ethicspoint (anonymous reporting):

You can anonymously report instances of discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, fraud or other crimes using the secure web tool Ethicspoint.  For more information see:

Tufts Police:

For emergency and non-emergency situations you can always contact the Tufts Police.