Office of Academic Appointments

Postdoctoral Fellows

The Office of Academic Appointments is responsible for verification of credentials and for processing the official appointment and reappointment letters for Postdoctoral Fellows. The Office of Academic Appointments staff works in conjunction with the Belfer Institute for Advanced Biomedical Studies, which is responsible for all issues relating to Postdoctoral Fellows.

Process for Appointment as a Postdoctoral Fellows or Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow  

The following documents are to be submitted to the Office of Academic Appointments in advance of the intended effective date of appointment. All applications must be typed.

  1. Postdoctoral Fellow/Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow Appointment Application (must be typed).  
  2. Letter of offer signed by the Chair, Principal Investigator, and prospective Postdoctoral Fellow.
  3. Current curriculum vitae and bibliography
  4. A copy of the candidate's Doctoral Degree(s) (translated and evaluated, if necessary). 
  5. Authorization to Release Information Form.

Postdoctoral Fellows who hold a postdoctoral appointment at another institution will be appointed as a Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow. The term of the appointment will be limited to one year. Stipends for Visiting Postdoctoral Fellows should be in accordance with the Einstein minimum stipend guidelines and may be paid either by the home institution or by Einstein. Proof of health insurance is required. Housing is not available.


Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow Termination Notification Procedure

Information related to the resignation or termination of Postdoctoral Fellows on the Einstein payroll should be provided on the Epaf, routed to the Office of Academic Appointments. For all Postdoctoral Fellows and Visiting Postdoctoral Fellows not on Einstein payroll, please submit to the Office of Academic Appointments:

  1. Postdoctoral Fellow/Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow Termination Form signed by the departmental Chair indicating the termination reason, effective date and forwarding information.
  2. Copy of letter of resignation (if applicable).

For more information about Postdoctoral Fellows see: Belfer Institute