Please click on the link below to view the Policies for Postdoctoral Appointments, as released by the Provost's Office, July 1, 2008. This document contains important and useful information about university regulations that govern the appointment, mentoring of, benefits to, and expectations of postdoctoral trainees.
University Policies for Postdoctoral
University Policies for Postdocs and Teaching
Note: Please contact Postdoctoral Affairs for detailed information on how to appoint postdocs to teaching roles.
Additional policy governing fellow compensation:
Sponsored payments of compensation, augmentation of stipends
For the 2013-2014 fiscal year beginning July 1, the Yale salary standards below have been adopted. Postdoctoral appointees should not be paid less than the Yale minimum.
Please click here for the July 1, 2013 salary memo.
Individuals generally hold postdoctoral appointments at Yale University for no longer than four years, although a postdoc may be appointed for a fifth or sixth year when absolutely necessary. The total term of postdoctoral appointments may not exceed six years, including previous postdoctoral experience at other institutions.