Welcome to the University of Alberta!

The University of Alberta (UAlberta) has approximately 600 postdoctoral fellows, all of whom are valued members of the university community. As such, UAlberta provides services to meet the needs of our postdoctoral fellows to help foster their research training and professional development to help prepare them for the next step in their career.

There are many resources available to you and  this website is your introduction to some of what is offered.  If you have any questions please contact the Postdoctoral Fellows Office.
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National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) 


PDF Minimum Stipend - Effective September 1, 2015 is $36,725.22

Based on Doctoral 12 hours/week - one month scale (x 1.5) 2015-2016 Award and Minimum Salary Rates

Changes to the PDF Policy and Appointment Procedure
Changes to the Postdoctoral Fellows Policy and Appointment Procedure were effective as of July 1, 2013.

For complete details on the changes, please visit the Summary of Changes page.

ETS@Work Program 

To register, please submit the following two documents to the PDF Office:

ETS@Work Application form

ETS@Work Survey

*Please note, PDF's cannot use the LRT at no charge between South Campus and Royal Alexandra Hospital stations.