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March 22, 2018

UWPA Research Symposium 2018

Submit your abstracts here! Join us at the annual UWPA Research Symposium! Thursday, April 26 1:00 – 5:00 pm Orin Smith Auditorium (UW Medicine at South Lake Union, 850 Republican St) This is a great opportunity to enjoy an afternoon with your postdoc peers and learn about their diverse research projects! Deadline for submission Friday : 30th March…


January 18, 2017

The price of doing a postdoc

Check out this article from Science magazine about the financial costs of doing a postdoc: http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2017/01/price-doing-postdoc  


December 1, 2016

Update on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Impact on UW Post-docs

As announced earlier, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued in May the final ruling that mandates an increase in the minimum salary for postdocs. However, recently a federal court injunction has suspended the new requirement causing some uncertainty as to how the university would react. We are happy to inform all postdocs that this uncertainty…


November 27, 2016

November Conversation Recap – Postdoc Funding Resources

Though many funding opportunities are available for postdoctoral researchers, funding opportunities are highly competitive and finding opportunities specific to you is a daunting task. The UWPA hosted Rochelle Lundy from Graduate Funding and Information Services and Anna Salyer from UW Tacoma Libraries at our November conversation focused on funding available to both US and international researchers,…


October 16, 2016

UWPA Research Symposium 2016

Update: Symposium Schedule and Abstract Booklet are online! See below. RSVP here! Join us at the annual UWPA Research Symposium! Friday, November 18 1:30 – 5 pm Orin Smith Auditorium (UW Medicine at South Lake Union, 850 Republican St) Enjoy an afternoon learning about the exciting research of your post-doc peers across the UW system! Food…


September 20, 2016

National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 : Free entrance to IMA The IMA is providing free entrance to UW Postdocs between 9:30-10:30 am and 1:30-2:30 pm! To celebrate, we have reserved Gym C for volleyball and Gym B for badminton. Take a break and join us for pick-up games at 9:30 and 1:30! Just show the coupon…


December 2, 2015

UWPA Research Symposium 2015

RSVP: http://goo.gl/forms/q3oM40lJU2 Enjoy an afternoon with your postdoc peers and learn about their diverse research projects Award for best research talk Food and drinks provided An afternoon of great research stories with a drinks reception to follow. SCHEDULE 1:30 pm Welcome and lunch   2:00 pm Session 1  Michael Fire, CSE  Quantitative Analysis of Genealogy Using Digitized…


April 13, 2015

National Academies’ Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable Webinar

A member of The Postdoctoral Experience Revisited authoring committee, Paula Stephan, hosted a Webinar with the National Academies’ Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR): On March 6, 2015, GUIRR hosted a webinar on this newly released NRC report. The presentation first summarized general facts regarding postdoctoral fellows, including the large and growing population of postdoctoral researchers, the spread…


February 4, 2015

Yes, you can attend that career event, says the U.S. government

From: http://alturl.com/hvsws Yes, you can attend that career event, says the U.S. government By Rachel Bernstein December 17, 2014 “You cannot misunderstand the language. There are no two ways of interpreting it.” —Ambika Mathur Graduate students and postdocs: You now have official permission from the U.S. government to attend that career event. That’s the message of…


November 23, 2014

UW Career Center: Resources for Academic & Non-Academic Careers

The UW Career Center organizes a Seminar / Workshop Series for Graduate Students and PostDocs. The series is hosted and organized by Catherine Basl (cbasl@uw.edu) at the Career Center. This Series include “Academic Career” events as well as “Beyond Academia” events. See the UW Career Center Calendar for the next event. For more information see: UW…



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