Current Postdocs

If you are a Postdoctoral Fellow at UTHealth, you'll find useful information about the Certificate Training Program, Individual Development Plans (IDPs), grants and funding sources, and other important resources available to you. Feel free to contact the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs if you have any questions. International Scholars will find useful information on the International Postdoctoral Fellows page.

Postdoctoral Certificate Training Program

Click here For information regarding enrollment and courses regarding our unique training program for UTH postdoctoral fellows.

Tips for Postdoc Success

An Individual Development Plan (IDP) provides Postdoctoral Research Fellows a planning process that identifies both professional development needs and career objectives.

my IDP - A New and Free On-line Individual Development Plan by ScienceCareers

The web tool myIDP provides assessment tools of skills, interests, and values. Based on results, there is a list of 20 scientific career paths which best fit one's skill set and interests.  There are tools for goal setting and resources to guide you through the process. Visit the site and begin your plan for your career in science.

Individual Development Plan (FASEB)

The AAMC Compact Between Postdoctoral Appointees and Their Mentors

Core Competencies for Postdocs - Reading List

Research Resources Booklet - for UTHealth Postdocs - NEW


Grants and Funding

A database of funding sources is available for UT Health Postdoctoral Research Fellows. The database includes valuable information on funding agencies, deadlines, degree requirements, citizenship requirements and a link to each source. The database is password protected UTHealth Postdoctoral Research fellows may contact the UTHealth Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to obtain access.

UTHealth - Database of Funding Sources for Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Notice: The database is will be continuously updated, however, there may be other funds available which are not included and the information could change without notice. Please check with funding agencies for complete information.



The Influuent website is a free online resource to connect researchers throughout the University of Texas System to promote and expand research, knowledge-creation, and innovation. Postdocs may use this site to expland their knowledge and connect with faculty at all of the UT System institutions.
  • Search more than 15,000 faculty research profiles from across UT System institutions in the cities where you do business
  • Discover experts in all topics and review their publications to find a potential partner to help you move your project forward
  • Explore interactive maps of research collaboration networks and discover how one connection becomes many
  • Search the facilities and equipment that are available on campus to work for you