Calendar

 
May
22
Wed
Santa Cruz – Researcher Coffee Hour @ Picnic table between the Science & Engineering Library and Sinsheimer Labs
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Stop by for coffee and donuts, meet your fellow researchers on campus, and discuss ways that we can further strengthen our researcher community!

May
28
Tue
Santa Barbara Membership Meeting – Applying for Postdoc Fellowships @ Bren Hall, Room 4016
May 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Are you in the process of applying for a fellowship or just thinking about applying for one? Confused or uncertain about the ins and outs of doing so? At this month’s membership meeting we’ll discuss best practices for applications. And your colleagues are often the best resource for demystifying the process so we’ll also hear from Postdocs about their experiences with fellowship applications.

Lunch will be provided!

Jun
13
Thu
Santa Cruz – AR General Meeting @ Sinsheimer Labs, Room 101
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jun
19
Wed
Santa Barbara – AR General Meeting @ Bren Hall, Room 4016
Jun 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jun
26
Wed
Santa Barbara Membership Meeting – Appointments and Job Security @ Bren Hall, Room 4016
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
Santa Cruz – AR General Meeting @ Sinsheimer Labs, Room 101
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
18
Thu
Santa Barbara – AR General Meeting @ Bren Hall, Room 4016
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jul
31
Wed
Santa Barbara Membership Meeting – Teaching Opportunities @ Bren Hall, Room 4016
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
21
Wed
Santa Cruz – AR General Meeting @ Sinsheimer Labs, Room 201
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join this month’s general meeting to get the latest on where things stand with bargaining and discuss how ARs can utilize the new ARU / UAW 5810 Bargaining Petition to increase the pressure on UC.

Lunch will be provided!

Santa Cruz – Researcher Bonfire at Seabright Beach 🏖️🔥 @ Seabright Beach
Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join fellow Academic Researchers and Postdocs for the UAW 5810 Summer Researcher Bonfire. You and your family are all invited! Please bring something to share if you are able. Feel free to bring your labmates and friends!

Please RSVP here! We will also hold a fun raffle! 🎟️ Small cash donations to play beach games are appreciated. All donations will support our Union.

Hope to see you there!