Calendar

 
May
21
Tue
San Diego – AR General Meeting on the Promotion Process @ Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior (CNCB), Large Conference Room (1st Floor)
May 21 @ 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
23
Thu
San Francisco (Mission Bay) – Researcher Coffee Hour ☕🍪 @ HSE/HSW 9th Floor Atrium, by the elevators
May 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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

May
25
Sat
Executive Board Meeting @ UAW 5810 Office
May 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
May
28
Tue
San Francisco (Parnassus) Membership Meeting – How our union runs @ Medical Sciences Building, Room TBD
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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!

Lunch will be provided!

May
30
Thu
San Diego Membership Meeting – Applying for Postdoc Fellowships @ Bear Room (in Price Center Sun God Lounge)
May 30 @ 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
San Francisco (Parnassus) – AR General Meeting: All About Bargaining @ Library, CL-211/212
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jun
19
Wed
San Diego – AR General Meeting @ Price Center - Green Table Room
Jun 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jun
23
Sun
Executive Board Meeting @ UAW 5810 Office
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am
Jun
25
Tue
San Francisco (Parnassus) Membership Meeting – Appointments and Job Security @ Medical Sciences Building, S180
Jun 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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!

Jun
27
Thu
San Diego Membership Meeting – Appointments and Job Security @ Bear Room (in Price Center Sun God Lounge)
Jun 27 @ 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!