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Postdoctoral Fellow Resources

The University of Cincinnati has launched a Postdoctoral Association SharePoint, that includes information for UC postdoctoral fellows on job opportunities, funding, training & development, among other resources relevant to the postdoctoral experience.

Research Resources

Academic Research Services (ARS) in the Department of Internal Medicine

The ARS Office in the Department of Internal Medicine offers a wide range of resources to assist postdoctoral fellows in advancing the Research Mission of the DOIM - Supporting and Fostering Research through Funded Initiatives and Formal Programs.


  • ARS Grant Writing Services - Grant Writing, Manuscript Preparation, and Funding Application Review
  • ARS Lab Processing Services - laboratory support for clinical and translational research studies

Additional Research Tools and Templates found at:
Research Tools and Templates of Internal Medicine

UC Office of Research

Researcher Tools


  • Research How 2 - A portal designed to support faculty, staff, and students. All forms, policies, and procedures related to research administration and compliance can be accessed using this tool.
  • Dimensions - An online tool that will help keep track of information on publications, research funding, patents, and clinical trials for the University of Cincinnati research community.
  • SPIN - A platform to search for Funding Opportunities.
  • UC Research Directory

Center for Clinical & Translational Science & Training (CCTST)

UC Postdoctoral Fellows can activate their included membership to CCTST (login with UC 6+2).

CCTST Membership includes:

  • Consultations and access to programs
  • Resources for researchers, community members, and research coordinators
  • Research tools ranging from planning and design to data analysis 
  • Access to events and education opportunities
  • Extensive funding opportunities

*Please note that some services provided by the CCTST are fee for service.

Funding Opportunities

Department of Internal Medicine

The UC Department of Internal Medicine provides a funding opportunity semi-annually through the Intramural Awards competition. Information is emailed by the Internal Medicine Research Office, and applications are collected through CCAPS.

Postdoctoral Fellows can currently apply for the following awards in DOIM:

  • Rehn Family Research Award (RFRA) - Provides research career funding for junior faculty, clinical and postdoctoral fellows, residents, graduate students, and medical students affiliated with the DOIM, with research interests in the broad areas of hypertension and arteriosclerosis. The award amount varies per year and is contingent upon investment performance. The RFRA provides up to $16,000 of support for one (1) project for a period of one year. Applicants who demonstrate substantial progress may apply for one (1) additional year of funding, contingent upon available funds. All renewals are competitive.
  • Outcomes Research Award - Funded for a twelve (12) month period. These funds further the commitment to improve safety and quality in health care and assist in determining what works and what does not work in health care delivery. Projects can incorporate clinical outcomes, financial impact, functional measures, and qualitative data collection methods and approaches. It is anticipated that two (2) applications will be funded per year: One (1) application will be funded in the spring competition; and one (1) for the fall competition. Up to $5,000 may be requested for each award period. The Outcomes Research Award is open to Senior and Junior faculty, clinical and postdoctoral fellows, residents, graduate students, and medical students affiliated with the DOIM. 


A variety of funding opportunities are posted by the CCTST.

*Availability to postdoctoral fellow position varies by opportunity, please review carefully.

UC Office of Research

The Office of Research focus is on making key investments in the UC research enterprise that will impact our local, national, and global partners to advance multi- and trans-disciplinary initiatives in existing and emerging communities of research excellence at UC.

*Availability to postdoctoral fellow position varies by opportunity, please review carefully.

Continuing Education

A number of opportunities exist for continuing education across the UC and the Academic Health Center.

  • The Department of Internal Medicine hosts the weekly Medical Grand Rounds conference series for continuing medical education and the monthly ARS Research Conference. Information emailed weekly/monthly.
  • AHC Events Calendar
  • UC Office of Research  - Events & Training
  • UC Staff Success Center - The UC Staff Success Center provides individuals with numerous options to develop their skills, knowledge, and abilities to both support their goals and the goals of the university. Comprehensive professional development workshops, software training for University of Cincinnati applications, and much more.
  • Faculty OneStop - Professional and personal development courses.
  • Center for English as a Second Language - Classes/programs are open to staff/employees as non-matriculated students. Tuition remission benefits apply.


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