Postdoctoral Fellows

The University of Texas at Austin is home to internationally recognized faculty and staff researchers, including more than 700 postdoctoral fellows. Postdocs are a vital part of the discovery process that happens each day on the Forty Acres, and their research projects contribute more than $18M a year to UT Austin’s research enterprise. We hope you find everything you need right here for the duration of your fellowship.

Incoming Postdocs

If you’re new to UT, get started here: what to expect when you arrive, new employee checklists, getting a UT ID and office access, information about postdoc orientation and mandatory compliance training, and finding peer postdoc groups on campus.

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Current Postdocs

Search the online postdoc handbook, review your benefits, search for funding opportunities, and access the Office of Sponsored Projects concierge services team for principal investigators and research support staff.

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International Postdocs

Visit the international faculty and scholars portal, where you can find information by immigration status and appointment type, as well as guidance about becoming a J-1 Exchange Scholar at UT.

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Faculty Mentors

If you’re an established UT faculty member who is mentoring postdoctoral fellows, you can find information about the appointment process for visiting researchers, gain access to myIDP, find a checklist of administrative procedures, and review exit interview guidelines.

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Research Compliance

Responsible conduct of research is required of all postdocs involved in research activities at UT, and this page helps identify these important areas of compliance and where to find training.

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