Every year, UCLA hosts approximately 1,400 postdoctoral scholars (postdocs) from across the world. Engaged in advanced training and research, UCLA’s postdocs make significant contributions to the university’s educational and research missions.

As members of the UCLA community, postdocs have access to a world-class university and its resource network. This website is intended for prospective, new, and current UCLA postdocs who are looking for information about their position and benefits or about resources available to them at UCLA.


 

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Recent UCLA Postdoc Blog Posts:

By Madeline Boesen / May 7, 2021

Upcoming PDA Announcements and Events – May 2021

UCLA welcomes applications from current postdoctoral scholars to serve on the Executive Board from June 1, 2021 – May 31, 2022. Apply Now! Applications are...

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By Yuting Wu / May 6, 2021

Upcoming Professional Development Workshops and Events – May 2021

Career Conversation Series: 3 Months to Find a Job - Jumpstart Your Job Search Tuesday, May 11 | 12:00 –...

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By gdadmin / April 16, 2021

Ask a Case Manager: “My faculty mentor left the university!”

Dear Case Manager: My faculty mentor left the university! I am now without a mentor to help guide and shape...

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Administrators and Mentors

If you are a postdoc administrator or mentor, please visit Go.Grad for appointment instructions, forms and templates, and other resources.


As a land grant institution, Postdoctoral Scholar Appointments and Services in the UCLA Graduate Division acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (Los Angeles basin, So. Channel Islands).