Visa Chart: Presidential Proclamation of June 22, 2020

July 09, 2020
Look here to get a travel guidance based on presidential proclamation impacting scholars visas issued June 22, 2020

PSA Anti-Racism Note

June 30, 2020
The Postdoctoral Scholars Association (PSA) would like to acknowledge the devastating climate and the events that have fostered it. Our silence up until this point has been individual grieving, but we recognize the importance of publicly advocating for all members of our postdoc community at UCSF....

UC Signs Open Access Agreement with Springer Nature

June 17, 2020
The University of California and publishing giant Springer Nature (SN) have signed a comprehensive, four-year open access publishing agreement which will provide all UC campuses with reading access to over 2700 journals in SN’s portfolio. It also sets the default to open access (OA) for SN articles...

Catalyst Awards Summer Internship Program -- Apply Now

June 01, 2020
The application portal for the “Catalyst Awards Summer Internship Program” is now open! Interns will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative project team to learn about early translational research and the process of translating academic discoveries into products for patient benefit.

Navigating COVID-19: Next Steps for International Postdocs

May 12, 2020
International postdocs are facing unprecedented circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on questions and feedback from you, the Office for Postdoctoral Scholars (OPS), International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO), and the Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD)...


May 04, 2020
UCSF postdoctoral scholars are invited to apply for funds from a grant program made possible by support from the Program for Breakthrough Biomedical Research (PBBR). The program is designed to encourage creative and independent research driven by postdoctoral scholars in both basic and...

Apply for the Work-at-Home Award for UCSF Postdocs – DEADLINE MAY 8

May 01, 2020
Due to the widespread disruption to travel worldwide during the COVID-19 outbreak, the UCSF Office for Postdoctoral Scholars (OPS) is redirecting funds from the Berkelhammer Travel Award to help UCSF postdoctoral scholars improve their work-at-home environment.

FAQs page just for postdocs, and let's feature YOU!

May 01, 2020
Earlier this month, we created a postdoc FAQs page just for you. We continually update this page with new information as we receive it, so please check back often, and let other postdocs know that it exists.

Facilities Services First Impressions Deadline Extended - Now Accepting Entries through July 1st!

May 01, 2020
First Impressions Deadline Extended! Now Accepting Entries through July 1st

UCSF Announces Cope: A Coping and Resilience Program

April 24, 2020
Cope: A UCSF Coping and Resilience program for UCSF faculty, staff and trainees at all UCSF sites