Office for Postdoctoral Scholars

Part of the UCSF Graduate Division, the Office for Postdoctoral Scholars serves as a central resource and information conduit for all postdocs as well as for faculty and staff who work with postdocs at UCSF.

Activities of the Postdoc Office include

  • Quarterly postdoc orientations
  • Career development activities
  • Staff training in relation to postdoc policies, union contract interpretation
  • Advising services for individual postdocs
  • Diversity programs
  • Advocating for postdoc inclusion in the activities of other campus organizations
  • Reviewing/granting requests for exceptions to standard policy (e.g. length of appointment, part-time appointments)
  • Ensuring campus postdoc policies comply with Union contract
  • Participating in the UC-wide postdoc workgroup
  • Recruitment of postdocs
  • Annual "Postdoc Speed Mentoring" program

Visit the Postdoc Office website at for more information.