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Postdoctoral Fellows

Rackham supports graduate students in their professional and academic development during their student experience and as they transition to their career. We created the core skills framework to articulate the range of capacities that students should develop during their graduate-school experience. Explore resources from Rackham and campus partners related to each skill area below.

Starting at U-M

U-M Postdoctoral Handbook

Download the U-M Postdoctoral Handbook which includes information on all aspects of your experience as a postdoc at Michigan and in Ann Arbor.

Postdoctoral Statistics

U-M is sharing a number of figures about postdoctoral fellows for those considering careers in the biomedical sciences and those wishing to learn more about postdocs.

Upcoming Orientation Sessions

Please register to attend a monthly orientation session designed for newly arrived postdocs. Orientations include information about the role of postdoctoral fellows at Michigan, working with your P.I./advisor, campus resources, benefits, and the UMPDA.

August 5, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Zoom Video Conference
September 9, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Zoom Video Conference
October 7, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
East Conference Room, 4th Floor, Rackham Building

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U-M Postdoctoral Association

All postdoctoral fellows are members of the U-M Postdoctoral Association. Explore UMPDA’s website to learn how to connect with UMPDA’s co-chairs, attend a board meeting, join a peer circle, and more.

Departing U-M

As you prepare to complete your postdoctoral training, please take a moment to complete the Exit Survey, and review the Termination Checklist (Employee Checklist specifically) to complete the relevant departing procedures in consultation with your HR administrators.

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