The College of Medicine has developed policies related to the appointment process, compensation and benefits, and mentoring for Postdoctoral Fellows. In addition, we have collated here useful materials and resources. Postdoctoral Fellows are encouraged to take advantage of the career development opportunities available within the College.

Policies and Guidelines

USA Postdoctoral Policies - Effective 8/2014
Responsible Conduct of Research

Forms for Departments/Faculty

Postdoctoral Fellow Offer Letter Template DOC file
Postdoctoral Fellow Appointment Form PDF file (editable)
SEVIS and I-901 Forms for International Fellows
Jagmail Account Request
Health Sciences Business Office
Authorization for Direct Deposit

University Resources

USA Office of Postdoctoral Education
Regulatory Compliance for Research
- links to policies, training requirements and more

University Research Policies - policies related to conflict of interest, intellectual property and more
University International Services

Other Resources

NIH policy statement on Ruth Kirschstein fellowship stipends, including taxability of fellowship stipends
Internal Revenue Service policy on taxability of fellowship stipends
National Postdoctoral Association
FASEB Online Career Center - jobs, career development resources
Science Careers - from the journal Science - jobs, career development resources
NIH Research Training and Career Development - grants for career development
NIH Resources for New and Early Stage Investigator - New Investigator Policies, Pathways to Independence Awards, NIH Director's New Innovator Award, and more

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