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Postdoc Life


The contribution of our Postdoctoral Scholars to our research enterprise and intellectual community is greatly valued at the University of Maryland.  One of our office's core missions is to ensure that our postdocs are well provided for with regards to compensation and benefits, access to career development opportunities, and to serve as advocates for the rights and fair treatment of our community of Postdoctoral Scholars.

Postdoctoral Scholars with questions pertaining to administrative policy or that would like to share an idea or concern can contact Renee Cockerham, PhD, Program Manager, Office of Postdoctoral Scholars or Jennifer Aumiller, MEd, Director of Graduate and Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development.

Our Office of Postdoctoral Scholars (OPS) is working to provide a training environment and opportunities for our postdoctoral researchers that is compliant with the AAMC Compact Between Postdoctoral Appointees and Their Mentors.


School of Medicine Policies‌ 

Postdoc Policy Q&A

UMSOM Scholar Fellow Policy

Appointments in the SOM

Postdocs enjoying time together at the Oriole's game!