Upcoming Events

Postdoc Winter Workshop Series

The next Postdoc Winter Workshop Series will be held on January 24th, from 9 to 11 am in HSEB 2948. The subject is  “What Does Diversity Even Mean and Why Does It Matter?” and will be facilitated by Jude McNeil. Please join is for this interactive training that provides opportunities to gain a deeper understanding of diversity, explore its complexities and the impact it has on individuals in academic environment. More information here and to register here.

Monthly Lunch & Learn

  • You decided to go to Industry, you apply, you get an Interview. Now what? What should you say when they ask you for your expected salary? What benefits should you look into? What can you and what can’t you negotiate? For this and much more please join us for our January Postdoc Lunch & Learn, which will be on Negotiation in Industry. Francine Mahak, a Career Counselor from the Career & Professional Development Center will lead this session. She will talk to us about negotiating your salary and other items in Industry. The event will be held from 12:00-1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 17th in HSEB 3515B. Pizza will be provided! RSVP by Monday, January 15th at noon.
  • On the 14th of February, we will host a L&L a panel to discuss about Postdoc Rights and Benefits at the U, with Mary Anne Berzins, Assistant Vice President of Workforce Planning for Human Resources, Jennifer Mabey, Assistant Dean, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Mandy Britt, HR Manager, and Amy Tolman, HR Manager

Postdoc Appreciation Week

During the Postdoc Appreciation Week, 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.

Postdoc Lunch Social

This is a new event UPDA has initiated where postdocs will meet up once a month for lunch. This is a very good opportunity to make new friends, learn about different research & career areas and gather together for some fun time. Stay tuned for the time and place for next month’s networking lunch!

UPDA Board Meeting

Interested in becoming more involved?  We are looking for new board members! Our board meetings are the first Friday of every month,  from 12:00 – 1:00 pm in HSEB 5100A. Contact us at upda@utah.edu with any questions.

Our next Board Meeting: February 2nd at noon in HSEB 5100A!