Postdoctoral Appointments

L&S Guidelines for Postdoctoral Appointments

UC postdoctoral scholars are governed by the United Auto Workers Union (UAW 5810). The most current UAW 5810 Postdoctoral Scholar Unit contract can be found at http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/px/index.html.

Hiring Procedures

In order to request an appointment/reappointment for a postdoctoral scholar, please fill out the Campus Shared Services forms and submit all requisite documents to your HR Partner. To find the appropiate HR contact for your department, please visit the Human Resources page for Campus Shared Services.

Approval for postdoctoral appointments is delgated to the Deans' Office. CSS will coordinate and facilitate the appointment approval process with the Deans' Office. Should there be any questions regarding appointments, please contact your CSS HR partner. 

Important reference links for department personnel and postdoctoral scholars: