The University of Kansas Medical Center is committed to the development and success of postdoctoral scholars. The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs exists to serve and support scholars and provide the best in training and resources that define and enhance the postdoctoral experience.
All postdoctoral scholars at KUMC must register with the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. We will contact each new postdoctoral scholar by email to request the required information along with a current CV. If you believe you need to register and have not received an email to do so, please contact PostdoctoralOffice@kumc.edu.
The KUMC Postdoctoral Association brings together postdoctoral scholars from across the institution to support and advocate for scholars in all aspects of their professional research training and career development. KPA promotes interaction between postdoctoral scholars on an academic, social and cultural basis. To find out more and to get involved email KPA.
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs produces a quarterly newsletter for the postdoctoral community at KUMC. Visit the newsletter page to view current and past issues.
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs provides programming for postdoctoral scholars across the KUMC campus. Opportunities include career development events, lunch panel discussions, social events, and non-research related training. Visit the events page to learn more and check out the Archive to hear past sessions.
Visit the resources page for helpful links to postdoctoral information, recommended career search tools, and more.
KUMC's Human Resource department oversees the employment aspects of a postdoctoral scholar's appointment. Visit the HR website for information on benefits, employee discounts, pay dates and more.
KUMC brings together postdoctoral scholars from across the globe. International postdoctoral scholars, as well as domestic scholars, can find visa information, opportunities for cultural exchange and more in the Office of International Programs.
Contact the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs with any questions, concerns, or suggestions.
Your KUMC postdoctoral training is a launching pad into a bright future. When it's time to end your postdoctoral appointment, please contact the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs for exit information.
All postdoctoral scholars are entitled to an official certificate for their training. To request yours, please complete the online request form.