Postdoctoral Orientation

Welcome to The University of Texas at Austin!

As a postdoctoral fellow in our community, you are either classified as an employee (i.e. salary with benefits) or a non-employee (i.e. external fellowship funding/stipend).

Within the first week of employment, Postdocs must attend a New Employee Welcome and Orientation session, held every Monday (except holidays) from 8-10:30a.m. in the UT Adminstration Building (UTA), room 3.404.

You can find a new employee check list and a list of non-employee benefits on the Postdoc Handbook.

For assistance processing your appointment, please work directly with your designated mentor. For help understanding University employment rules, and regulations, contact your Human Resources Representative.

Connecting with the postdoc community:

UT List-serve (mailing list): Sign up to receive funding opportunity notices, events, or professional development related information via UT Lists: To subscribe, look for: If you have any questions about the postdocs listserv, send e-mail to Danielle Geraci Thoma ( in the Graduate School.

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