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).