Current Postdocs

Part of the UCSF Graduate Division, the Office for Postdoctoral Scholars serves as a central resource and information conduit for all postdocs as well as faculty and staff who work with postdocs at UCSF.

Activities of the Postdoc Office include:

  • Quarterly postdoc orientations
  • Career development activities
  • Advising individual postdocs
  • Diversity programs
  • Advocating for postdoc inclusion in the activities of other campus organizations
  • Reviewing/granting requests for exceptions to standard policy (e.g. length of apppointment, part-time appointments)
  • Recruitment activities

Follow the links on the left for information about salary and benefits, funding resources, career development opportunities and more.

Note that your Human Resources representative should be able to answer most questions about your postdoctoral appointment at UCSF. If you don't know who your HR rep is, use the HR Department's online search tool to find out. (Note that this tool does not work in the Safari browser. Try Firefox.)

Still have questions? Contact the Postdoc Office. We are here for you!

Contact Information

The UCSF Graduate Division
Office for Postdoctoral Scholars
William J. Rutter Center at Mission Bay
1675 Owens Street, Suite 310
Campus Box 0523
San Francisco, CA 94143

Tel 415/476-2310
Fax 415/514-0844


Christine Des Jarlais, EdD
Assistant Dean for Postdocs & Career Development
tel. 415/476-1558

Roberto Banuelos
Administrative Analyst, Graduate Division
tel. 415/502-3224

Jeannine Cuevas
Communications Director, Graduate Division (webmaster)
tel. 415/514-4852

Read the latest UC Postdoc Newsletter for news and stories of interest to postdocs throughout UC's ten campuses.