UAMS Postdoctoral Fellows are trainees, as well as valued research colleagues. To optimize postdoc career trajectories and experiences, the Division of Research and Innovation offers a variety of enrichment opportunities.


  • Most importantly – Create a supportive environment for UAMS postdocs
  • Train junior investigators for leadership positions in research
  • Provide skills and credentials for success at UAMS
  • Prepare investigators for next steps in their careers


  • Create a community of postdocs for peer-to-peer support:
  • Increase productivity with increased inclusiveness
  • Create an environment to stimulate interdisciplinary projects
  • Show appreciation for Postdocs


  • Postdoctoral Academy
    • Meetings – Noon; 4th Thursday of every month
      • 2022
        April 28
        May 26
        June 23
        July 28
        August 25
        September 22
        October 27
    • Seminar Registration Portal (coming soon)
  • Grant writing
  • Individual Development Plan
  • Peer-to-peer communication and collaboration techniques