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Postdoctoral Scholars

UT Southwestern provides postdoctoral trainees with the skills, opportunities, and encouragement to become true problem-solvers in the biological, physical, computational, and behavioral sciences.

Postdoctoral Road Map

As a graduate of the Postdoctoral Training Program, you can achieve your full potential as leaders making significant advancements in biomedical research and human health. Your journey consists of these steps:

Why choose UT Southwestern?

You have a lot to consider. We have a lot to offer. View the Postdoctoral Training Program brochure.

Exceptional Science


Groundbreaking, high-impact biomedical research


Collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment


Cutting-edge technology

Outstanding, Diverse Postdoc Population

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Reasonable Cost of Living


Competitive salary and benefits


Great city to call home

Training & Career Development


Innovative approach to postdoctoral training

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Full-time career and professional development staff

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Questions for Postdoctoral Affairs Office

Contact our office via Email for assistance.

Deirdre Brekken, Ph.D.

Deirdre Brekken, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs

Phone: 214-648-0741


Paula Abercrombie

Paula Abercrombie

Director of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs

Phone: 214-648-0715

Daria Clark

Daria Clark

Program Coordinator

Phone: 214-648-0735

Vanessa Clemens

Vanessa Clemens

Education Coordinator

Phone: 214-648-5272

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