Dr. Chris Smith directs the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at Virginia Tech. A neuroscientist by training, he now seeks to support postdoctoral scholars as they navigate their training and the next steps in their career. He currently sits on the National Postdoctoral Association Board of Directors and is an active member of the Graduate Career Consortium, a professional organization supporting those focused on providing career and professional development support for graduate students and postdocs. Prior to his role at Virginia Tech, he managed the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at North Carolina State University. He has a BS in Neuroscience from Furman University, Ph.D. in Neurobiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and did postdoctoral training at Vanderbilt University.
PhD in Neurobiology, 2014
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BSc in Neuroscience, 2008