San Diego Membership Meeting – Teaching Opportunities @ Dolores Huerta Room at the Old Student Center
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Are you interested in gaining teaching experience as a Postdoc? In this month’s membership meeting, we will discuss opportunities for Postdocs to hone their teaching skills. We’ll talk about different kinds of teaching, whether formal or informal, and how to build those experiences into your CV. We’ll also discuss opportunities for teaching in the area, both within UC and outside.

Lunch will be provided!

San Diego – Researcher Happy Hour @ BRF2, 2nd Floor Patio (next to club med)
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for a Happy Hour with drinks, appetizers, board games and a raffle of a few cool items such as a wine tasting pass for up to 4 people, a March for Science t-shirt & more. Friends, family and all researchers are welcome!

RSVP here & add the # of guests you are bringing to help get a head count for drinks & food. Also, let us know if you would like to bring a snack or side dish to share with others.

All donations will go towards electing pro-science, pro-worker, & pro-immigrant candidates in 2020!

San Diego Membership Meeting – Mental Health Resources for Postdocs @ Price Center, Roosevelt College Room (2nd Floor Above Subway)
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This month’s membership meeting will focus on the range of mental/behavioral health resources that are available to Postdocs. This includes what is available on campus, as well as off campus. We’ll also cover how to find providers under our HMO and PPO health care plans. And as always, we are each other’s greatest resource so any information or feedback that you can contribute to this conversation will be most appreciated!

Lunch will be provided!

San Diego – Board Game Night @ Sun God Lounge (Price Center 2nd floor)
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join for a board game evening. Bring your friends and favorite board game(s) to the Price Center gameroom, where we will be able to use the pool tables, table tennis and foosball as well. Snacks will be provided!

San Diego Membership Meeting – Preventing & Resolving Workplace Conflicts @ Price Center, Roosevelt College Room (2nd Floor Above Subway)
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

No one starts a Postdoc thinking they will have a bad experience. Yet far too often, Postdocs encounter problematic dynamics in the lab.

At this month’s Campus Membership Meeting we’ll discuss how to identify potentil workplace and address them before they spin out of control. We will cover protections for Postdocs outlined in our union contract and how to use our contract and the grievance process for resolving work-related concerns, problems and/or issues. Join us to share your experience with others & to learn how to inform other Postdocs of their rights.

Lunch will be provided!

San Diego – AR General Meeting @ Center for Neural Circuits Behavior- Large Conference Room (next to main entrance)
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
San Diego Membership Meeting – Health Benefits: Open Enrollment @ Price Center, Roosevelt College Room (2nd Floor Above Subway)
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
San Diego – AR Contract Information Meeting @ Price Center West, Marshall Room (2nd floor above subway)
Nov 5 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
San Diego Membership Meeting – Time Off and Leaves for Postdocs @ Price Center, Roosevelt College Room (2nd Floor Above Subway)
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s Campus Membership Meeting, we will be discussing Personal Time Off and the various kinds of leaves (Maternity, Parental, Personal, Medical, etc.) available to Postdocs, how to make use of those leaves when needed, as well as how paid sick days and holidays work under the contract.

Lunch will be provided!

San Diego – New Year & AR Contract Celebration @ Price Center Bear Room (in Sun God Lounge)
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Please join us on Thursday, January 16 to celebrate a great 2019. This was a momentous year for our union, with many victories including Academic Researchers winning a great contract. Let’s celebrate our hard work, our research accomplishments, and our solidarity.

Please click here to RSVP!