Start of Appointment

Before a Postdoc can begin their appointment, there are several steps that need to be completed.

  • Postdocs must complete all requirements for a Ph.D. or an equivalent doctorate degree and provide proof of that qualification before beginning the appointment
  • Postdocs must return signed Appointment Letter and Terms of Appointment and all other forms and documents included in the appointment packet
  • Postdocs are required to have health insurance in place no later than the first day of the appointment
  • The Research Advisor must certify via email to ORISE the date upon which the candidate began participation