Center for
Postdoctoral Affairs
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Prospective Postdocs: Overview

Join a world-class center for pioneering biomedical research. Postdocs are vital members of our institutional culture—valued and respected for their significant contributions to the University’s research enterprise. A customized high quality and enriching postdoctoral training experience is assured within our multicultural and multidisciplinary academic health sciences community.

Open Positions

View our open postdoctoral positions and make Pittsburgh your home.
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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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Postdoctoral Guidelines

The University Guidelines for Postdoctoral Scholars and Associates is updated, as of June 2012.
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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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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. Read More >