The program offers two-year postdoctoral fellowships, reviewed annually. Fellows receive a fixed annual salary. UCAR benefits include health and dental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, mandatory participation in a retirement fund (TIAA/CREF), and life insurance. A relocation allowance is provided as well as an allowance for scientific travel and other support costs.
The current salary is a fixed $60,000 in the first year and $62,000 for the second year. Salaries are adjusted annually in October based on UCAR surveys of like institutions.
Postdoctorates receive a $3,000 annual allowance for scientific travel (each year).