Postdoctoral Training at Pitt

Postdocs are vital members of Pitt's institutional culture, valued and respected for their significant contributions to the University of Pittsburgh's research enterprise. The scientific training and professional career development of postdocs are supported by a variety of institutional programs and services.

Postdocs in Non-Health Science Schools

The Office of the Provost - Graduate Studies provides oversight and support for postdoctoral trainees from Pitt's Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Computing and Information, Education, Engineering, Law, Public and International Affairs, and Social Work.

Explore the dedicated Postdoctoral Training website to learn more and to find the documents, information, resources and programs important to postdoc trainees at Pitt. Overview includes postdoctoral opportunities, postdoctoral classifications and benefits, compensation, and guidelines; family-friendly resources; professional development resources; research guidelines and information; and more.

Outside the Health Sciences programs, email the Office of the Provost at for additional information.

Postdocs within the Health Sciences Schools

The Center for Postdoctoral Affairs in the Health Sciences provides postdoctoral oversight in the University of Pittsburgh Schools of Dental Medicine, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health. 

In the Health Sciences programs, email the Center for Postdoctoral Affairs in the Health Sciences at