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May
10
Fri
San Francisco (Mission Bay) – AR General Meeting on the Promotion Process @ Mission Hall, Room 1109
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Bargaining officially begins on May 14 at UCLA for the first-ever contract for Academic Researchers! At this month’s meeting we’ll discuss AR experiences with promotion, what works and doesn’t work about current procedures, and brainstorm ways that we can negotiate a more fair and transparent process. Anyone who is interested in this topic should please come and share your ideas!!

Lunch will be provided!

May
15
Wed
San Francisco (Mission Bay) – Researcher Coffee Hour ☕🍪 @ Sandler Hall Courtyard
May 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Stop by for coffee and cookies and meet your fellow researchers on campus!

May
29
Wed
San Francisco (Mission Bay) Membership Meeting – How our union runs @ Mission Hall, Room TBD
May 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

What does it mean to get involved with our union? How are decisions made? What is the role of a steward, head steward or executive board member? Please join us at this meeting to discuss how our Postdoc Union democracy happens.

Lunch will be provided!

Jun
14
Fri
San Francisco (Mission Bay) – AR General Meeting @ Mission Hall, Room 1108
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jun
26
Wed
San Francisco (Mission Bay) Membership Meeting – Appointments and Job Security @ Mission Hall, MH-1107
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

What rights does our contract provide with regard to appointment length and appointment letters? What does a layoff mean? What if you find another job before your appointment end date? Join us at our next meeting to learn more about everything appointment-related, and hear from other Postdocs about their experiences. This is also a good opportunity to ask any other questions that you may have.

Lunch will be provided!

Jul
16
Tue
San Francisco (Mission Bay) – AR General Meeting @ Mission Hall, Room 1108
Jul 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Please join us for a short bargaining update, followed by a discussion about what’s next to win a fair contract! If there are specific topics that you would like to address (or if you have generally have any questions about bargaining), please fill out this form so that we can be sure to include your topic of interest.

Lunch will be provided!

Jul
31
Wed
San Francisco (Mission Bay) Membership Meeting – Teaching Opportunities @ Mission Hall, MH-1106
Jul 31 @ 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!

Aug
28
Wed
San Francisco (Mission Bay) Membership Meeting – Mental Health Resources for Postdocs @ Mission Hall, MH-2110
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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!

Sep
25
Wed
San Francisco (Mission Bay) Membership Meeting @ Mission Hall, MH-2110
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Oct
23
Wed
San Francisco (Mission Bay) Membership Meeting @ Mission Hall, MH-2110
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm