Appointment Procedures

Postdoctoral appointments, reappointments, and terminations require prior approval to verify compliance with the University’s Postdoctoral Guidelines. Please contact the Center for Postdoctoral Affairs in the Health Sciences at postdoc@hs.pitt.edu or (412) 648-8486 if you have any questions or need assistance in this regard.


Pre-Approval Process

The Pre-Approval Process is an online system that can be accessed at http://oacd.hs.pitt.edu. Please contact Tammy Dennis (tad9@pitt.edu) at the Center for Postdoctoral Affairs in the Health Sciences for assistance regarding
this online system.


Sample Letters

These template letters compile with University policy and drafts are to be used to acquire pre-approvals.


Administrative Checklists

Upon pre-approval, these lists indicate the documents required to complete the appropriate administrative process.


Requests for Documentation

Available upon request.