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Orientation and Onboarding for New Postdocs

Orientation for New Postdocs

Orientation for VU Postdocs

  • OPA holds VU postdoc orientation on the second Wednesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. All Vanderbilt University Postdocs (9145, 9146, 9136) should attend the OPA orientation. This is a one hour orientation to give new postdocs information on the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, resources on campus and benefits information.
  • Due to COVID-19 all OPA orientations are taking place virtually.
  • Postdocs classified as 9145 (VU-employed) are also expected to attend the HR Benefits Orientation session on the first Monday following their hire date.
  • Click here for more information and to register your postdoc for OPA Orientation and HR Benefits Orientation (if applicable).

Orientation for VUMC Postdocs

  • For VUMC postdoc orientation, please contact Jan Varadarajan in the School of Medicine.

Onboarding and Information for New Postdocs

  • More information for new postdoc hires, including onboarding information can be found online here.