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Benefits

   
 

The following benefits are provided to postdocs, depending on their classification as salaried Research Associates or Fellows receiving a stipend. The U.Va. Department of Human Resources maintains complete information on the benefits provided to postdoctoral Research Associates (employees) and postdoctoral Fellows (receiving stipends). Benefits counselors are available to answer all questions about benefits. Please call 434-924-4392 for assistance.

Benefit

Postdoctoral
Employees

Postdoctoral
Fellows

Health & dental insurance (individual)

Yes
(with cost to postdoc)

Yes
(no cost to postdoc)

Health & dental insurance (dependents) 

Yes
(with cost to postdoc)

Yes
(with cost to postdoc)
or dependent upon funding source & availability

Disability

Yes

Yes

Life insurance

Yes

Yes

Retirement

Yes

No

Leave

Specific leave benefits for Research Associates may be found in the policy governing members of the Professional Research Staff (PRS). A summary of leave benefits is provided below.

Leave Type

Benefit

Annual

22 days per year

Sick

64 hours per year (plus an additional 8 hours for each 5 years of service up to a maximum of 120 hours)

Maternity

Use of sick leave, then disability leave

Family & Personal

32 hours (plus an additional 8 hours after 10 years of service)

 

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