Salary & Benefits

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Salary

UNMC has a minimum salary policy for freshman postdoctoral scholars, which is determined ever year based on the NRSA recommended salary and national survey of cost of living in Omaha. Please contact our office for the minimum salary for the current year.

Career Level

Years of Experience

NIH Stipend for FY 2018
for freshman postdocs

UNMC Stipend
(NIH stipend, adjust to COLI)
89.85%

Postdoctoral

0

$48,432

$43,516

 


Health and Life Insurance Benefits

Postdoctoral Research Associates working with an FTE of 50% or greater are eligible to enroll in the UNMC medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long term care, and flexible spending accounts. Postdoctoral Research Fellows working with an FTE of 50% or greater are eligible to enroll in the UNMC medical, dental, and vision insurance.


Long Term Disability

Postdoctoral Research Associates working with an FTE of 50% or greater are eligible to enroll for long term disability coverage through UNMC.


Retirement Program

Postdoctoral Research Associates and Postdoctoral Fellows are NOT eligible to participate in the University of Nebraska Basic Retirement program 401(a); however, they are eligible for the Supplemental Retirement Account 403(b) Plan. All regular "other academic" employees who have met the preliminary age, service and employment status requirements or have any of these unfilled requirements waived by the Board and are working at a rate of 0.50 FTE or greater are eligible to participate in the University of Nebraska Basic Retirement program 401(a) and the Supplemental Retirement Account 403(b). The standard Policies and Procedures of UNMC shall apply.