Postdoctoral Research at UMaine

Postdoctoral Research Associates are an essential part of the UMaine community. The Office of the Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School supports postdocs by providing professional development and enhancing research training.

Our goal is to improve the postdoctoral experience and provide valuable support. Whether you are interested in joining our research community or have already arrived, we invite you to explore the broad and interdisciplinary opportunities available across campus.

If you have any questions, please contact our office,

Postdoc Week: Presentations

Celebrate our UMaine postdoctoral researchers and learn about their research and how it impacts our state, country, and the world. The researchers presented 15-minute talks as part of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, September 19th – 23rd, 2022. 

Check out these two presentations by postdocs Sahir Advani and Theresa Burnham!

Understanding the Nation’s Direct Seafood Marketing Sector
Dr. Sahir Advani, School of Marine Sciences

Building Models for Lobster Fisheries Management
Theresa Burnham, School of Marine Sciences

National Postdoctoral Association Workshops

Becoming a Resilient Scientist
The goal of Becoming a Resilient Scientist is to help you develop the resilience you need to navigate challenging situations at work and in life.

Experts will focus on building skills critical to career and personal success.

The National Postdoctoral Association

UMaine is an institutional member of the National Postdoctoral Association, a non-profit educational organization dedicated to improving the postdoc experience.

National Postdoctoral Association Events

Postdoc Affiliation with Centers

Many postdoctoral researchers are working within one of our interdisciplinary research centers or institutes. We encourage you to reach out and expand the impact of your work through affiliations with other centers and institutes.

Contact the center or institute director to explore these opportunities. 



  • Tammy Crosby

    Special Assistant to Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School


  • Sandra De Urioste-Stone

    Assistant Vice President for Research