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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Current Postdocs


The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is committed to supporting postdoctoral associates and fellows in bringing creativity to biomedical research. The OPA supports postdocs in developing non-academic skills as they pursue their desired career path.

Types of services provided include:

  • Connecting postdocs to Baylor offices and department/center administrators
  • Liaison between postdoctoral associates/fellows and College administration
  • Supporting professional development and non-academic skills training
  • Resource for postdoctoral community

Postdoctoral Benefits


Baylor College of Medicine has a self-funded medical plan with multiple choices for postdocs. Postdocs have options for medical, dental, prescription drug and vision benefits. In addition, core benefits are provided to eligible Baylor employees at no costs. Core benefits include basic life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, employee assistance program, and long-term disability. Baylor also offers a variety of work-life benefits (Baylor login required) to help you focus on work while balancing personal and family obligations.

Postdocs are eligible to participate in the award-winning BCM BeWell Program, (Baylor login required) which provides access to numerous health and wellness services as well as the opportunity to earn a reduction in your medical premium.

Visit the Human Resource Benefits Office (Baylor login required) for more information. From this site, you may also access ALEX, Baylor’s online, interactive benefits counseling service to learn more about your benefits.

For more information on benefits, resources and services, visit the Students and Trainees Directory on the Baylor Intranet (Baylor login required).


Postdoctoral Association


The Postdoctoral Association works to build a sense of community among our diverse postdoctoral community. Visit the PDA website.


Mentor-Mentee Compact


Baylor College of Medicine has adopted the AAMC Compact Between Postdoctoral Appointees and Their Mentors. The compact is a guide about the responsibilities of both the mentor and mentee.


Support for Interpersonal and Personal Challenges


Baylor College of Medicine is committed to supporting postdoctoral researchers throughout their training. We offer support through various initiatives to help you successfully manage interpersonal and personal challenges that may arise during your training. These include the Ombuds Office, which provides a confidential, informal, and neutral place to discuss concerns, resolve disputes, manage, conflicts and increase skills regarding communication. The Employee Assistance Program (Baylor login required) is available to help with mental health and wellness counseling and the BCM BeWell Program (Baylor login required) provides access to numerous health and wellness services. For a full listing of resources designed to help you, visit the Living our Values website.