New Postdocs

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the Office of Postdoctoral Studies welcome you as an integral member of our community. We view your continuing professional development as essential to our mission of excellence in teaching, research, and service.

To help you make the most of this pivotal stage in your career, the Office of Postdoctoral Studies serves as a centralized professional and career development resource for you and your faculty supervisor. We're here to enhance your UNL postdoctoral experience by providing the information, resources, and networking opportunities to improve your current performance and career viability.

We wish you much success with your professional and personal development as a postdoctoral scholar at UNL and look forward to working with you.

Arrival Checklist —

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Although specific departments/units may have their own requirements, in general here's what you'll need to do:

      • •   if a U.S. citizen, you'll need your (1) Social Security card and (2) passport or drivers license
      • •   if an international postdoc, you'll need (1) a Social Security card or a letter from the Social Security Administration (see below for more details) and (2) identifying documents as listed in Form I-9