The mission of University of Arizona Postdoctoral Affairs is two-fold:
- advance postdoctoral scholars by providing career and professional development resources, fostering an inclusive academic community, and promoting excellence in research, innovation and impact, and
- support faculty in their role as postdoctoral mentors.
News and Events
Postdoctoral Research Development Grants - Apply Now!
Postdoctoral Research Development Grants (PRDG) were established to support University of Arizona (UA) postdoctoral scholars in the development of their independent research skills to advance their career goals. Applications are open!
2023 Excellence in Postdoctoral Mentoring Award
Postdoctoral Affairs extends congratulations to the recipient of the 2023 Excellence in Postdoctoral Mentoring Award: Dr. Laura K. Meredith. Dr. Meredith is an Assistant Professor in the School of Natural Resources and Environment.
2023 Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar Award
Postdoctoral Affairs extends congratulations to the recipient of the 2023 Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar Award: Dr. Christian A. Parkinson. Dr. Parkinson is a third-year Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Mathematics.
Meet Dr. Duan!
Dr. Suzann Duan is dedicating her career to solving the mystery of how cancers arise in the stomach, intestine, and pancreas. She has been working as a postdoc with Dr. Juanita L. Merchant at the University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) since 2019 studying multifaceted approach to understand gastrointestinal disease. Read more about Dr. Duan here!
UA Postdoctoral Affairs Grants: Apply Now!
The Postdoctoral Small Event Grants program has been created to provide postdoctoral scholars with opportunities to organize events that benefit the UArizona postdoc community. The Postdoctoral Travel Grants program has been created to provide postdoctoral scholars with funds to defray the cost of attending a conference to present their research. Read more and apply now!