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Essential Training

New Postdoc Orientation

To set the foundation of expectations, inform you of resources, benefits, services and professional development, please attend the mandatory New Postdoc Orientation.

We would like to welcome you to UC San Diego! Our mission is to advance knowledge through excellence in education and research at the undergraduate, graduate, professional school and postdoctoral level. We are known around the world for our excellent, innovative research and that could not be possible without the talents and skills of our postdocs.  So we thank you for joining our research team.

UC San Diego has one of the largest postdoctoral communities in the UC system (1250+ postdocs). As a postdoc, we want to ensure that you receive the best training, feel engaged with campus community and receive opportunities to enhance your postdoctoral experience.

To set the foundation of expectations, inform you of resources, benefits, services and professional development, please attend the mandatory New Postdoc Orientation.

Orientation will be held the 2nd Thursday of every month. (Register here)

This program is intended for new postdocs (or continuing postdocs) and it is strongly recommended that postdocs attend the workshop within the first two months of their initial appointment so they become familiar with the guidelines and policy that impact their appointment. The presentation will include information about benefits and welfare programs, tax withholding obligations, visa policy, navigating the campus, research-related resources, and professional development opportunities and activities. In addition, representative(s) from the UAW will give a brief presentation.

For information, please contact opsa@ucsd.edu

Dates and locations are subject to change.

Subscribe to the Postdoc listserv to be sent more information and how to register for these and all upcoming events. UCSD email address required for subscription.