Center for
Postdoctoral Affairs
Building your foundation for a successful and satisfying career
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Current Postdoc: Overview

As a postdoctoral trainee, you're intensely focused on your research goals, and have set your sights on transitioning into a fulfilling career position. The University of Pittsburgh continues national leadership in providing resources and policies that supports your career aspirations, recognizing that your success is also paramount to the universities research enterprise.

Career Development Planning

A Career Development Plan and Annual Progress Assessment Process is required for all postdoctoral trainees. This process is essential to ensure your postdoctoral experience successfully advances you into the career of your choice.
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Career Resources

The University of Pittsburgh is renowned for its career development support for postdoctoral trainees.  These include workshops, symposia, and events to address all aspects of professional development and career exploration.
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Funding Opportunities

If you are a current postdoc applying for a fellowship or a career development award, enhance your application with the support of the resources available to you.
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Postdoctoral Guidelines

The University Guidelines for Postdoctoral Scholars and Associates is updated,
as of June 2012.
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Benefits and Classifications

The benefits statement is updated, as of June 2012.
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Family-Friendly Resources

Resources available to support academic–life balance while maximizing your career success. Programs and resources include family leave policies, wellness programs, and counseling/consulting.
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Postdoctoral Association

The University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association's (UPPDA) mission is to facilitate a more constructive and positive experience for postdoctoral professionals that will benefit the postdoctoral professionals and the University of Pittsburgh alike
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International Services

Office of International Services (OIS) provides immigration-related services so that international postdocs can concentrate and put their main energy into their research.
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Faculty Research

Search the current research interests of health sciences faculty at the University of Pittsburgh. Participants include faculty from the University's six health sciences schools (the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Nursing, and Dental Medicine) and its Health Sciences Library System.
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Training Grant Directory

NIH-funded training at the University of Pittsburgh.
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Open Positions

View additional open postdoctoral positions at the University of Pittsburgh
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