Prospective Postdocs

If you are a Postdoctoral Fellow moving to Houston to work at UTHealth, feel free to contact the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs for assistance. International Scholars will find useful information on the International Postdoctoral Fellows page.

Visit the Human Resources webpage for prospective and new hires.

Getting Started at UTHealth

We have prepared a checklist to help you get started with your postdoc at UTHealth.

Before you arrive:

Arrange Living Accomodations (some helpful links below)

Upon arrival:

Contact your PI and/or Lab Manager

International Postdocs - check in with OIA

Attend Orientation and Pre-employment

Ensure your UT badge has the letter "P" and your email account activated.

During your first week:

Visit the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. (Meet Leslie and Michelle!)

During your first month:

Meet with your PI and fill out an Individual Development Plan (IDP)

Enroll for the Certificate Training Program

Sign up and attend trainings (e.g. lab safety, animal handling, CITI, etc.)

During your first year:

Meet with your PI for your annual review (Go over your IDP and adjust accordingly for 2nd year.)

Apply for grants and fellowships!