Resources to Support Postdocs

Academic Resources

University Libraries

The University Libraries are a vital source of information in all formats and in all subjects. The Libraries also provide expert consultation, instruction, and document delivery services for researchers.


A plagiarism detection software designed to not only ensure manuscripts are properly cited, but to also help manage workflow as documents are being reviewed and revised by supervisors and co-authors.

University-wide Resources

Texas Global

The mission of Texas Global at The University of Texas at Austin is to work collaboratively with all university schools, colleges and units to promote and enhance international education programs with the expressed goal of increasing global competence and cross-cultural understanding for the university community and beyond.

Payroll Services

Payroll Services include a team of payroll professionals dedicated to serving the university community. Our primary goal is to provide timely and accurate payroll services while ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and policies.

Human Resources

Human Resources is the first point of assistance for department customers, and serves as a clearinghouse for information about university benefits, employment opportunities and department services.

Office of Sponsored Projects

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) serves as the coordinating office for externally funded research and sponsored projects at The University of Texas at Austin. The goal of the OSP is to assist faculty and professional research staff in their efforts to secure and ensure proper stewardship of external funding.

Texas Exes Career Center

With Texas Exes Career Services, members can take advantage of many opportunities to achieve career success.

Texas Career Engagement

Texas Career Engagement provides advanced degree expertise to empower graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to pursue professional fulfillment in industry, academia, nonprofit, business and government.

Office of the Ombudsman

The staff ombuds can assist postdoctoral fellows with any work-related difficulty, including interpersonal conflict or misunderstandings, as well as academic or administrative concerns.

CNS Postdoc Association

The College of Natural Science offers information about employment, funding opportunities, professional development and more for postdocs.

National Postdoctoral Association

Member-driven organization that provides a unique, national voice for postdoctoral scholars.

Sports/Fitness: RecSports

RecSports offers a wide variety of recreational facilities and programs seven days a week (available from early in the morning to late at night) to students, faculty and staff.

HealthPoint Work / Life Balance Services

HealthPoint Work/Life Services has partnered with LifeCare to provide UT Austin benefits-eligible employees and their family members access to an array of work-life resource and referral services.

Division of Campus and Community Engagement

The Division of Campus and Community Engagement is a national model for integrating access and belonging into the University’s core mission. It works with a broad range of students, faculty, staff and community constituents to help UT Austin connect its intellectual resources to communities across Texas and offer education to those who may face the most significant challenges in accessing it.