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Postdoctoral Benefits

A full description of University of Utah Employee Benefits is located at or see this benefits chart. Questions should be directed to Human Resources at 801.581.7447. Postdoctoral Scholars appointed at 0.75 FTE or greater in the 9205 Postdoctoral Fellow or 9206 Postdoctoral Research Associate are eligible for 15 days per year of vacation that does not accrue and renews on the employee’s anniversary date of hire. Employees in these categories accrue 8 hours per month of sick time that accrues (to a maximum of 1040 hours) until end of employment. Neither vacation nor sick leave is eligible for payout upon termination of employment. Departments are responsible for tracking internally both vacation and sick time.