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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,


Brown Bag Series: Author Rights

We will discuss the basics of copyright including which rights publishers need in order to publish your work. We will discuss steps you can take to retain rights to your work that allow you to share it with colleagues, use it in classes, and modify it for future uses. We will also talk about Creative Commons licenses and how you can use them to increase the use of your work.

  • Presenter: Colleen Lyon, Digital Repository Librarian, University of Texas Libraries
  • When:  Tuesday, October 28, 2014, from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
  • Where:  FAC 328
  • Bring your lunch and your questions; dessert will be provided.
  • Please RSVP via TXCLASS: SP805 

Author Rights Flyer


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.


We want to hear from you!

If you have information you would like to have considered for inclusion here, please submit your suggestions by e-mail to the Office of the Vice President for Research at
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