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Postdoc Life


The University of Maryland Baltimore greatly values the contributions of our postdoctoral scholars to our research enterprise and intellectual community.  Some of our office's core missions are to ensure that our postdocs are well provided with regard to compensation and benefits, to create and promote 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 

UMSOM Scholar Fellow Policy

Appointments in the SOM

Postdocs enjoying time together at an Orioles game!