Postdoctoral Office Home

Welcome to The University of Texas at Austin!

With more than 150 research units, annual research funding that surpasses $600 million, as well as being the home for internationally recognized faculty members and researchers, we hope that you find everything you need for the duration of your postdoctoral work, right here at the University of Texas at Austin.

The Postdoctoral Office welcomes you and is here to guide you through your journey.  We hope that you find our web-site useful and informative, and that you will let us know how we can made it better for you.

Contact us at: Vice President for Research Office, FAC 426, 512.471.2877,


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National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week 2014

Celebrate National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week with us!  September 15-19, 2014

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Join us for a series of brown bag seminars all week long!  Refreshments will be provided.  RSVP for all events through TXCLASS by class number (see below).

Monday, Sept. 15: SP 801, 1:30 – 2:30pm, FAC 328: “All About Mentorship” with Erin Dolan, Executive Director, Texas Institute for Discovery Education in Science, College of Natural Sciences

Tuesday, Sept. 16: SP 804, 1:30 – 2:30pm, FAC 328: Networking Social Hour

Wednesday, Sept. 17: SP 802, noon – 1pm, POB 4.304: “Developing Your Teaching Portfolio” with Molly Hatcher, Program Coordinator, Center for Teaching and Learning

Thursday, Sept. 18: SP 800, 11:30am – 1:30pm, NHB 1.720: Postdoc Orientation and Resource Fair

Friday, Sept. 19: SP 803, noon – 1pm, POB 4.304: “Open Access Publishing” with Colleen Lyon, Scholarly Communications Librarian, University of Texas Libraries


News & Highlights

Check out new information and links for open access publishing, now included in the Postdoc Handbook on this website.

Past News & Highlights




Spotlight on the Postdoc Experience

See videos of featured postdocs as they share their experiences, advice, and plans for the future.


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