Calendar

 
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
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!

Jul
23
Tue
Irvine – Researcher Happy Hour @ Eureka!
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm

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

Jul
29
Mon
Irvine Membership Meeting – Teaching Opportunities @ Biological Sciences 3, Room 2120
Jul 29 @ 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.

Pizza will be provided!

Aug
4
Sun
Irvine – Researcher Barbecue @ Gabrielino Park
Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

We will be at the BBQ Picnic Area, near the corner of Gabrielino Drive and California Avenue. Please RSVP here, so we can buy enough food. If you can volunteer to help out with setup, grilling, or clean up, please indicate that on the RSVP form as well.