The UTHealth Office of Postdoctoral Affairs serves as a dedicated resource for postdoctoral trainees, faculty, and administrators to provide outstanding postdoctoral training and quality support to the institution. For further information please contact Leslie Beckman, Director at 713.500.6612 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs facilitates appointment processing for all UTHealth Postdoctoral Research Fellows and offers resources for recruiting and promoting the university and the Houston area to potential postdoctoral candidates.
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs has an outreach program designed to welcome all new postdocs and keep the postdoctoral community informed of funding opportunities, networking events, and trends in postdoctoral training.
There are two tracks of 12-semester credit hour programs. Didactic courses include Responsible Conduct of Research, Teaching Skills, Communication Skills, and Career Development. Online courses are additionally offered in Mentoring Skills and Management Skills. Department Seminars will earn the Postdoctoral Fellow 1 semester credit hour and Supervised Research is required each semester for 1 semester credit hours. Postdoctoral Fellows are alternatively permitted to select any elective course from the UT System catalog to acquire more specialized knowledge or skills.
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs warehouses data required for grants, mentoring tools, and other resources to ensure quality postdoctoral training.