Upcoming Events

Monthly Lunch & Learn

Faculty Application Package

May 15th, 2019 12:00-1:00p.m. HSEB 2680

Are you interested in applying for a faculty position?  We will be hosting a panel about preparing your application package.


Dr. Kristen Kwan (Human Genetics
Dr. Minna Roh-Johnson (Biochemistry)
Dr. Shelley Minteer (Chemistry)
Dr. Greg Ducker (Biochemistry)
Dr. Paul Sigala (Biochemistry)

Pizza will be provided!

RSVP HERE by May 13th

Thirsty Thursday

Do you want to relax and hang out with fellow post-docs? And maybe have a beer while doing so? You might meet your new best friend! Please join us on the last Thursday of every month at a local pub or brewery. An UPDA board member will be present wearing a silly hat. Come and say hi! There is no need to RSVP and feel free to bring friends and family! Our next Thirsty Thursday will be on April 25th at 6 pmMore details here.

Coffee & Bagels with a Mentor

The May event has been cancelled.  Please stay tuned for a rescheduled event.

Summer Barbecue!

June 21st, 2019 5:00-7:00p.m. Sunnyside Park (1735 East Sunnyside Avenue)

Kick off the summer with our annual cookout!

All postdoctoral scholars and their families are invited to attend. Food (including vegetarian options) and drinks will be provided.

RSVP HERE by June 19th

Postdoc Winter Workshop Series

More and more academic, nonprofit and for-profit institutions are recognizing the value of diversity in the workplace. Attend our Winter Workshop Series and be prepared to show that you can fit on that vision in your next job interview.  More information and registration can be found on the Postdoc Winter Workshop Series page.

Postdoc Appreciation Week

During the Postdoc Appreciation Week September 17-21, 2018, join the UPDA board to celebrate the contributions of the postdoctoral scholars at the University of Utah! It will be a full week of events, including a Poster competition, a hike and professional headshots. More information on the different events and on how to register on the Postdoc Appreciation Week page.

UPDA Board Meeting

Interested in becoming more involved?  We are looking for new board members! Our board meetings are usually the second Thursday of every month,  from 12:30 – 1:30 pm in HSEB 5100A. Contact us with any questions.

Our next Board Meeting: June 7th at 12:00 pm in HSEB 5100A!