Postdocs Career Panel 2014

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

  • Postdoc Listserv- a listserv intended to connect KUMC postdoctoral scholars for the sharing of information and resources
  • Postdoc Press- quartlery postdoctoral newsletter
  • Postdoctoral Advisory Committee- a committee of faculty, administrators and postdoctoral scholars that advises and supports the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
  • Postdoctoral Certificate Request- after completing a postdoctoral appointment, scholars may request an official certificate
  • Postdoctoral Registration- all postdocotral scholars at KUMC must register with the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs; the office will automatically send you a link to complete the Registration Form via the RedCap system.  If you do not recieve an email or have questions, please contact the office
  • Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Events- upcoming training, professional development and social opportunities  
  • Postdoctoral Handbook- please note the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is currently working on an updated handbook; please contact the office with questions or to verify correct information

University of Kansas Medical Center

NIH Information

Useful Links and Resources

  • National Postdoctoral Association- National non-profit organization working to provide a voice and seeking positive change for postdoctoral scholars.  KUMC is a sustaining member of NPA and as such, all postdoctoral scholars are entitled to a free affiliate membership.  
  • PubMed- PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites
  • Science Next Wave- Career development resource for scientists with extensive information for postdocs
  • AAMC Compact Between Postdoctoral Scholars and Mentors- a resource for starting a converstation between postdoctoral scholars and their mentors

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Postdoctoral Scholars at the University of Kansas Medical Center may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.  Through the PLSF Program, individuals who work full-time in public service jobs- including those who work for federal, state, or local government agencies or not-for-profit organizations, and make 120 full, on-time, scheduled monthly payments may apply for forgiveness of the remaining balance on those loans, while employed full time by public service employers.  Visit the Federal Student Aid website.

Last modified: Sep 03, 2015