Calendar

 
May
16
Thu
Irvine – AR General Meeting on the Promotion Process @ Natural Sciences II, Room 4206
May 16 @ 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
25
Sat
Executive Board Meeting @ UAW 5810 Office
May 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
May
30
Thu
Irvine – Applying for Fellowships and Awards @ TBA
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

A panel of UCI Postdocs and Academic Researchers will share tips and best practices for fellowship applications.

Lunch will be provided!

Jun
6
Thu
Irvine – Brown bag lunch info session @ Biological Sciences III, Room 2120
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The UCI Postdoctoral Association and the Postdoc Union will host an informal lunch session focused on resources for Postdocs. We have invited Steve Johnson from healthcare broker Garnett Powers to talk about our Postdoctoral Scholars Benefits Plan. If you’re a new Postdoc at UCI, and/or you’d like to know more about Postdoc benefits and resources, including our health care plans, join us!

Jun
12
Wed
Irvine – AR General Meeting @ Natural Sciences II, Room 4206
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jun
13
Thu
Irvine – Researcher Coffee Hour @ CALIT 2, Patio
Jun 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join your fellow Postdocs and Academic Researchers for coffee and socializing and discussion of how we can continue to build a stronger research community!

Jun
23
Sun
Executive Board Meeting @ UAW 5810 Office
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am
Jun
24
Mon
Irvine Membership Meeting – Appointments and Job Security @ Biological Sciences 3, Room 2120
Jun 24 @ 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
11
Thu
Irvine – Researcher Coffee Hour @ Med Side (blue benches outside of the auditorium)
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join your fellow ARs and Postdocs to caffeinate, socialize and discuss the progress we’ve made so far in bargaining!

Jul
17
Wed
Irvine – AR General Meeting @ Natural Sciences II, Room 4206
Jul 17 @ 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!