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Please see our latest Library Research Commons newsletter below and at:  http://bit.ly/UBCRCNewsFeb242021

Have a great rest of your week,

Sarah on behalf of the UBC Library Research Commons

Sarah Blay (she, her, hers)
Program Coordinator | UBC Library Research Commons

Vancouver home office | Traditional unceded territories of:

Musqueam | Squamish| Stó:lō | Stz’uminus | Tsleil-Waututh (source: https://native-land.ca/)

sarah.blay@ubc.ca | researchcommons.library.ubc.ca

Event: Black Experiences in Graduate Education – Feb. 25 (5:30 pm)

Black History Month provides an opportunity to celebrate Black history and excellence; and the many contributions of Black Canadians, Black British Columbians, and Black students, faculty and staff at UBC.

The Graduate Student Society, with the support of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, is organizing a student-led panel discussion on Black Experiences in Graduate Education. The panel will consist of four current and former Black graduate students and a moderator, and will tackle questions around the successes and challenges of their journey.

Please join the Graduate Student Society for this student-led panel discussion on Black Experiences in Graduate Education.

RSVP: http://ow.ly/DjsN50Dycts

2020 tax slips are now ready

The 2020 tax slips are now available online! Details at: https://finance.ubc.ca/payroll/your-taxes

Faculty & Staff 2020 Tax Slips Now Available

UBC issues tax slips online as PDFs that are identical to the printed form and are accepted to by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) when filing your taxes.

T4 tax slips (and T4As, where applicable) for the 2020 tax year are now available through the Workday system.

Paper copies of T4s will be mailed to employees that left UBC between January 1, 2020 and October 31, 2020. Employees that left the university between November 1, 2020, and December 31, 2020 will be able to access their tax slips through Workday (please note that an active CWL ID and password are required).

How do I find my T4? (CWL-login required)

Tax slips from previous tax years can still be accessed through Peoplesoft.

Regards,

Mona Lee

Human Resources Administrative Clerk

UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems

248-2357 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4

E: mona.lee@ubc.ca | T: 604-827-5312

F: 604-822-6394 | www.landfood.ubc.ca

 

Graduate student roundtable

This is a reminder about the ongoing teaching and research seminars plus graduate student roundtables for the Human Dimensions of Biodiversity Conservation position. Please register for the seminars using the links below. The seminars are recorded and more information can be found here: https://biodiversity.ubc.ca/ibios

We have one more candidate this week!

Dr. Laura Vang Rasmussen

Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen
Website: http://thelandlab.net/

Research Seminar: How do we feed the world, while conserving nature at the same time?

February 24, 9:30-10:45am

Register here to participate in the Research Seminar
https://ubc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hO6NV3Z6TI6NUIf72yJm5g

Teaching Seminar: Using Instrumental Variables for Causal Inference

February 25, 9:00-10:30am

Register here to participate in the Teaching Seminar
https://ubc.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5MucO2pqD8uH9Jy6XWGWkjfRkYVCKn2s2Mv

 

Graduate student roundtable discussion

February 25, 2:00-2:45pm

https://ubc.zoom.us/j/69006164065?pwd=L2djWkY5WFlSRHU1NzNHbFBtL0ZFQT09

Meeting ID: 690 0616 4065, Passcode: 151662

 

 

New Position: Assistant Teaching Professor in Food Systems, Nutrition & Health – University of Washington, Seattle

We’re hiring for a full-time faculty position and appreciate any help you can provide in sharing it with your program graduates or contacts who may be interested.

The Nutritional Sciences Program within the School of Public Health at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for one full-time (100% FTE) non-tenured faculty position at the rank of assistant teaching professor with an anticipated start date of July 2021.

This new faculty position will provide teaching expertise in the areas of food systems, nutrition, and population health. Specific areas the program is interested in expanding instruction include, but are not limited to, connections between food systems and: community nutrition, environmental and occupational health, the built environment, entrepreneurship, supply chain/infrastructure, diplomacy and governance, population health, social sciences, social/food justice, health disparities, and food security.

This position requires, at a minimum, a master’s degree or foreign equivalent in a field related to food systems, nutrition, or public health and demonstrated evidence of teaching competency at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and the position will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by March 1, 2021 will receive priority consideration.

For the full announcement and application instructions, please see: https://ap.washington.edu/ahr/position-details/?job_id=68725

SHANNON DELANEY, MPH, RD
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
Administrator
Nutritional Sciences Program
206.221.1886 (will ring through to cell)
sldelane@uw.edu  / nutr.uw.edu