The Office for Postdoctoral Scholars serves as a central resource and information conduit for all postdocs as well as for faculty and staff who work with postdocs at UCSF.

Some of the activities of OPS include:

Read about the history of postdoctoral training at UCSF.


Contact Information

Email: [email protected]
Mailing address: 1675 Owens Street, Campus Box 0523, San Francisco, CA 94143
Physical location: Rutter Community Center, Suite 310 (3rd Floor) Mission Bay Campus
Tel: 415/476-1558 Fax: 415/514-0844



Gabriela C. Monsalve, PhD

Assistant Dean for Postdoctoral Scholars

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating and leading the strategic vision for postdoctoral training at UCSF
  • Developing new initiatives to build a more inclusive environment for UCSF postdocs
  • Contributing to various campus committees and taskforces for the benefit UCSF postdocs
  • Collaborating with faculty and staff on postdoctoral recruitment, inclusion, retention, and training
  • Directing the Responsible Conduct of Research course for Postdoctoral Scholars
  • Advising individual postdocs, their faculty advisors, and departments
  • Organizing and leading campus efforts for National Postdoc Appreciation Week
  • Centralizing communications for postdocs, including maintaining the postdoc website and various postdoc-specific listservs
  • Promoting career development opportunities for postdocs
  • Advocating for postdoc community integration at UCSF
  • Streamlining institutional processes for postdocs
  • Reviewing/granting requests for exceptions to standard policy
  • Liaising with various regional, national, and international organizations on behalf of UCSF postdocs

Rebecca Wolfe, PhD(c)

2021-22 Rosenberg-Hill Graduate Research Fellow

Duties include, but are not limited to:



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