We are excited to announce the call for nominations for candidates to be part of the UBC Postdoctoral Association’s 2020-2021 Executive Team!
Indicate your intent to run by Sunday March 8th!
- Represent the postdoc community
- Gain leadership and management experience
- Organize professional development, research and networking events
- Interact with big-name academics, advocates, and UBC leadership
The PDA is run by Elected Volunteer Officers (the President and 6 Vice-Presidents). All 7 positions will be elected for the 2020-2021 year at our Annual General Meeting, held on Wednesday, March 11th in the Biomedical Research Centre, room 351 at 5 pm. A list of open positions and a description of their roles can be found below.
All UBC postdocs and research associates are encouraged to attend the AGM on March 11th for the elections. The event will be followed by a celebration with food and drinks!
Self-Nomination: Download the UBC PDA nomination form here. Please fill out this form and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a recent photo and a short Letter of Interest (100-200 words) detailing why you would like to serve and any relevant experience.
Do you want to join the PDA, but you are not committed to becoming an elected officer? No problem! We are always looking for new members for our executive team to help us organise our events and bring in their ideas! Just get in touch with us via e-mail.
Further details about the elected positions
Have your say in the fourth edition of the Canadian National Postdoctoral Scholars Survey!
The Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars (CAPS)
invites all current and former Canadian postdocs, including international postdocs working in Canada and Canadian postdocs working abroad, to complete the fourth edition of the Canadian National Postdoctoral Scholars Survey. It is the largest and most comprehensive assessment of Canadian postdocs in all fields of study, and its findings are used by funders, universities, and others.
The survey covers a wide range of topics, including demographics, salary and benefits, training needs, and career goals of current or former Canadian postdocs. In addition to collecting valuable longitudinal data, this edition of the survey tackles issues such as discrimination and harassment in the workplace, and working remotely.
Please complete the survey by 14 February, 2020.
The results of the survey will be published later this year.
Postdoc Research Day is coming up on December 2nd. This link will direct you to the abstract book:
For the event schedule (quick to download), please check the following link: