Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

SABER • IRACDA Activities

Virtual Professional Preparation Workshop
The Professional Preparation Workshop is designed to provide training for postdocs and advanced graduate students on how to apply for academic positions at primarily undergraduate institutions
Dates: Friday, August 11, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

  • Program flyer
  • Register here
  • Preparing your CV
  • Stating your teaching philosophy
  • Presenting your teaching / mentoring experience
  • Writing a cover letter, conducting mock interviews


STePc Program
South Texas Pedagogy consortium purpose is to enhance and provide training in pedagogic practices in science education for San Antonio and South Texas area institutions.

  • Program flyer
  • Sign up here as a trainee interested in teaching and lecturing at local college/universities
  • For interested extramural faculty email
  • Send email to or phone 210-567-3903 if you are seeking participation in STePc


Successful Starts: Evidence-Based Tools for Teaching and Research at Undergraduate STEM Programs
Advanced 3-day Workshop: Evidence-Based Tools for Teaching and Research at Undergraduate STEM Programs.
Dates: Thursday, May 18th (in-person), Thursday, May 25th (remote), Friday, May 26th (in-person) from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Program flyer 
  • Register here
  • Guided activities
  • Mini-Presentations
  • Panel discussions
  • Remote Instruction


UTEACH: Postdocs, Early Career Scientists and Advanced Graduate Students
This course provides an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of effective teaching and is provided by a talented and distinguished group of experienced educators.
Dates: Thursdays, February 2 - May 11, 2023 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

  • 12 week course on effective teaching
  • Program Flyer 
  • Register here
UTEC Class Fall 2015

**Registration, at least 24 hours in advance of workshops, is required. You will receive confirmation via a calendar invite with details to enable access to the sessions. 

Supported, in part, by a PHS grant (K12 GM111726), San Antonio Biomedical Education and Research, from the National Institute of General Medical Science (NIGMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This is an Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA).