Post-Doctoral Associate

The Post-Doctoral Associate appointee shall have been trained in research procedures, be capable of carrying out individual research or collaborating in group research at the advanced level, and have the experience and specialized training necessary for success in such research projects as may be undertaken. A doctoral degree is normally a minimum requirement.

Appointments to this rank are typically for one to three years and are renewable, provided the maximum length of consecutive service in this rank does not exceed six years. After six years in rank, appointees who have performed satisfactorily should be eligible for appointment to an appropriate faculty position.

To complete the Appointment, Evaluation and Promotion (AEP) process for a Post-Doctoral Associate, email the required documents listed below to UMIACS Coordinator Elizabeth Hontz.

*Each document needs to be signed and dated by the candidate for validity.

  • CV*
  • General List of Duties and Responsibilities*
  • UMIACS Professional-Track Faculty Policy*
  • Professional Statement*
    • This should cover your professional activities, administrative and/or managerial responsibilities, productivity, creativity, and professional development. Accomplished research and directions for future research should also be included, if applicable.
  • References
    • The candidate shall provide three references, at least one will be contacted by UMIACS to submit a letter of recommendation.