Resources for Faculty, Postdocs, and Staff


Physics Values Committee Webpages

The Physics Values Committee website has specific webpages dedicated to:

Other helpful pages on the Department and MIT websites include:


Opportunities for Involvement in University Policy and Decision Making

Working Group on Support Staff Issues

Works toward solutions for issues that concern MIT support staff. It is open to all employees on campus and at Lincoln Laboratory, with manager/supervisor approval. The Civility and Respect subcommittee aims to contribute to a civil, respectful, and equitable work environment at MIT. Meets monthly and sponsors presentations to highlight civility, respect, and inclusion topics affecting MIT support staff and the wider community. See other subcommittees here.

Committee on Race and Diversity 

Facilitates communication regarding MIT's commitment to creating and maintaining a culturally and racially diverse environment.

Council on Family and Work 

Serves in an advisory and deliberative capacity concerning family and work-related issues as they impact MIT's faculty, staff, and students.


Support Resources

MIT Postdoc Association 

The MIT Postdoctoral Association (PDA) is a postdoc-led organization with the goal of providing support for over 1500 postdoctoral trainees appointed in 50 departments at MIT

Career advising for postdocs

Did you know that MIT's Career Advising and Professional Development office provides career services for postdocs? At this website, you can find information about career advising appointments, a biweekly careers newsletter aimed at postdocs, and a number of other tools for career building.

Center for Work-Life and Well-Being 

Provides resources for employees’ financial well-being, child-care/parenting and elder-care needs, for example, resources for individuals and families during the covid pandemic.

MyLife Services 

A free, confidential MIT benefit that can make life a little easier for you and your family. One call puts you in touch with a network of experts who can provide counseling, work-life consultations, and referrals.

Disability Services and Medical Leaves Office 

Manages and coordinates reasonable work accommodations for MIT employees with disabilities.

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Employee-led groups formed around common interests, issues and/or a common bond or background.


Provides administrative staff at MIT with information, resources, and opportunities for connection