The Office for Postdoctoral Scholars, part of the UCSF Graduate Division, the 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:

  • Developing new initiatives to build a more inclusive environment for UCSF postdocs
  • Advising individual postdocs and their faculty advisors
  • Offering career development opportunities for postdocs
  • Advocating for postdoc inclusion within UCSF
  • Streamlining institutional processes for postdocs
  • Reviewing/granting requests for exceptions to standard policy (e.g. length of appointment, part-time appointments)
  • Liaising with various regional, national, and international organizations on behalf of UCSF postdocs
  • Maintaining the OPS website

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


Gabriela Monsalve, PhD
Assistant Dean for Postdoctoral Scholars
tel 415/476-1558

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

Jeannine Cuevas
Communications Director, Graduate Division and Student Academic Affairs
tel 415/514-4852