COVID19 & Research Activities

OVCR Research-Related Updates Regarding COVID19 Emergency and Research Activities

Resources for Faculty and Administrators

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) is here to empower faculty who train postdocs. OPA can help faculty by:

  • Posting open postdoc positions directly on the UIC postdoc homepage
  • Meeting with prospective postdocs, participating in the postdoc interview process, and meeting with new postdocs when they arrive
  • Answering any questions you may have regarding resources for postdocs on campus
  • Providing training templates for your grants

Please reach out to OPA at with any questions or requests you may have.

We want your suggestions for how we can help faculty who train postdocs. Please contribute your thoughts via this Faculty Survey of Postdoctoral Training at UIC.

Planning to offer a position to a postdoc candidate? See template letters from UIC HR.

Do you have a newly hired postdoc who has arrived on campus, or will be arriving soon? A postdoc’s faculty advisor and departmental HR administrator are the first two people postdocs interact with when arriving on campus. It is critical that new postdocs get connected to resources as soon as they arrive. When your new postdocs arrive, please encourage them to: