The Office of Postdoctoral Scholars provides a formal communication link among postdoctoral scholars, faculty and university administration.
We provide assistance for all postdoctoral scholars, including:
Postdoctoral Scholars Research Symposium: The Graduate School hosts an annual Postdoctoral Scholars Research Symposium, in June. This event showcases the research done by postdoctoral scholars through a research abstract/poster competition and a three-minute oral presentation competition. The top three abstract/poster presentations and the top two three-minute presentations are recognized at the event as well as the annual Distinguished Postdoc Mentor Award.
Postdoctoral Teaching Training for Academic Careers seminar
series: This is a free seven-week class offered exclusively to
postdoctoral scholars each spring on various topics in teaching and
learning. Postdocs who attend all seven sessions will receive a UB CIRTL Associate Level Certification. Check
back soon for more information.
For information on funding opportunities, please see the
The University at Buffalo is a sustaining member of the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), a member-driven, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides a unique, national voice for postdoctoral scholars. As a UB postdoctoral scholar, graduate student, faculty or staff member you are eligible for a free affiliate membership. Clicking on the previous link will bring you to the sign up website. Please follow the instructions and register as “Affiliate Individual Member” and be sure to use your UB email address.
As an NPA affiliate member, you are entitled to these benefits: