UC San Diego Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs

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September is Postdoc Appreciation Month!

How are you celebrating? If you have a great idea but lack the funds, the Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs is awarding four $250 grants to support your idea.

Eligibility: UCSD postdoc, faculty and staff to host/organize event for department postdocs. Past events have included BBQ lunch, picnic on the beach, coffee hour, ice cream social, karaoke night, hike and then lunch. We are open to any idea that support postdoc appreciation, inclusion and community building.

Apply now! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/postdocappreciate2018

Deadline to apply is August 31, 2018. 
It is expected that the event/activity will be held in September as part of Postdoc Appreciation Month, but depending on the event/activity other timeframe may be considered.

Awardees will be notified by September 6, 2018 and be featured in the Postdoc Weekly Post.

For more information on National Postdoc Appreciation and ideas for your departmental events, visit the National Postdoctoral Association NPAW toolkit page: http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/?NPAWToolkit

For questions about the Appreciation Award, contact postdoc@ucsd.edu.

We look forward to hearing about the creative ways you support and appreciate your postdocs!


Information and guidance to UC San Diego community regarding President Trump’s Immigration Executive Orders:

University of California, Office of the President

University of California, San Diego Policy Update and FAQs


New Postdoctoral Scholar (PX) Collective Bargaining Agreement

UC and UAW have reached an agreement on the new PX contract that govern the terms and condition of employment for all 6500 postdocs in the UC system and Lawrence Berkeley National Labs. The contract is effective 10/17/2016 to 9/30/2020. 

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