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,


Flyer for Brown Bag Series - Mentoring - 2015

Brown Bag Series: Mentoring (3-part series)

  • Presenter:
    • Dr. Erin Dolan, Executive Director, Texas Institute for Discovery Education in Science, College of Natural Sciences.Headshot Dr. Erin Dolan
  • When and Where: 3-part series:
    • Wednesday, February 4:  Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers Session 1: Setting expectations and assessing understanding.  Held in FAC 328 from 12-1pm.
    • Wednesday, April 1:  Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers Session 2:  Effective communication and developing independence.  Held in FAC 328 from 12-1pm.
    • Wednesday, May 20: Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers Session 3: Diversity and ethics in mentoring. Held in FAC 328 from 12-1pm.
  • Bring your lunch and your questions; dessert will be provided.
  • Please RSVP via TXCLASS: SP805, so we can provide enough refreshments.




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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