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

Attend Orientation and Pre-employement events at UCT

Make sure to get your UT badge and email account activated.

During your first week:

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

Visit the Office of International Affairs (if you are an international postdoc)

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!