Resources for Faculty & Administrators

This page provides an overview of resources for faculty members who mentor postdoctoral scholars and fellows and for departmental administrators.



  • Two types of Postdocs: Scholar and Fellow
  • Benefits:
    • ​Insurance through Garnett-Powers & Associates
    • Sick leave of 12 days per year
    • Vacation of 4 weeks per year
    • Scholars Only: Retirement Plan, Family Medical Leave Act
  • ​Salary minimum of $47,487 as of December 1, 2016
  • Annual Review
  • Policy on Harassment, Discrimination, and Sexual Misconduct

​BSD Specific

  • Annual Evaluation and Re-appointment Form
  • Term Limits: 5 years including previous experience
  • Use NIH NRSA scale for salary levels
  • Fellows Only: Supplemental Stipend
  • Complaint Resolution Process

Policy Resources: BSD Postdoc Policy webpage

Services for Postdocs


​Office of Academic Affairs

  • Appointment Process, Compensation, HR Resources

Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs

​Postdoctoral Association