Postdoctoral Scholars Benefit Program and Open Enrollment

TAMPA, Fla. (April 17, 2009) -- Effective July 1, 2009, USF will begin offering a comprehensive and competitive benefit package to Postdoctoral Scholars at the university.

Benefits offered include health and dental insurance and vision discounts from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida; life and disability insurance from the Gabor Agency; retirement options; and Paid Time Off (PTO).

An open enrollment period is scheduled from April 27 through May 15, 2009, during which time eligible postdocs will be able to make benefit selections and enroll in desired programs.


Postdocs and their spouses are invited to attend an information session to learn more about the new benefit program, receive materials for enrolling in the benefits, and have an opportunity to ask questions of insurance representatives and USF’s Benefits Representatives.


The sessions will be held in the TECO Room in the Education building (EDU) on the Tampa campus: 


Session 1         Tuesday, April 28th from 6 – 8 PM

Session 2         Wednesday, April 29th from 9 – 11 AM


To attend, please email your RSVP by Friday, April 24 to Beverly Douglas.


More postdoc information is available here.


For other questions, contact a benefits representative on your campus.