Administrative Support/ 4.2 Postdoctoral Affairs

The Office for Postdoctoral Affairs  supplements the role of the departments and schools in implementing policies and procedures related to the appointment, roles, requirements, and responsibilities of all postdoctoral appointees in the respective FAS departments and professional schools.  Areas in which the office provide assistance and oversight of compliance with University policies include: 

Initial appointment and reappointment

- Authorization (levels and sources of support)

- Approval and processing

Stipend and data change monitoring

- Visas (coordination with Office of International Students Scholars)

Policy administration
- Leaves, benefits, termination, grievance, resignation
- Research compliance (coordination with other University offices)
Support functions
- Orientation
- Communication with the postdoctoral community 
- Career services and professional development