UC San Diego Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs


On behalf of the Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of California, San Diego, I welcome you and wish you success in your postdoctoral training. In just over 50 years, UC San Diego has grown to become one of the best research universities in the world. We are also ranked #1 in the nation based on research, civic engagement and social mobility. These achievements could not have happened without the dedication of our academics, staff, and students that foster the institutional mission of defining the public research university.  We are a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university.

As a postdoc at UC San Diego, you are a critical member of the community and part of our office’s mission is to ensure that you gain the knowledge and skills to advance in your chosen career path.  Our office is dedicated to enhancing your training experience by providing career development workshops, career advising and coordinating various activities.

During your tenure, I hope you will take advantage of these opportunities and resources that are available to you.  If you have any questions or need assistance, please call our office or feel free to contact me directly.

Warm wishes,

Jennifer Oh, Director, Academic Research Scholars


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