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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,


Flyer Brown Bag Financial Investment/Retirement Options

Brown Bag Series: Financial Investment/Retirement Options

The Office of the Vice President for Research is sponsoring a one-hour postdoc seminar on financial investment/retirement options available for UT Austin employee postdocs, and affiliates. This seminar will benefit postdoctoral fellow employees, and non-employees (University Affiliates), who are interested in planning for retirement and are seeking advice on investment options, and their portability.

  • Presenters:
    • The format will be a panel discussion with UT HRS, and one member from each of the provider companies at UT Austin (Fidelity, ING, Lincoln, TIAA-CREF, VALIC).
  • When:  Thursday, December 11, from 11:30-12:30pm
  • Where:  FAC 328
  • Bring your lunch and your questions; dessert will be provided.
  • Please RSVP via TXCLASS: SP805, so we can provide enough refreshments.

Financial Brown Bag Presentation Slides


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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