Category: News

Join the SURPAS Leadership Team!

by on May 31, 2024 12:03 am
Are you ready to shape the future of Stanford’s postdoc community? We’re looking for passionate individuals to fill the roles of Co-Chair, Financial Officer, and Community Engagement Liaison. Each position offers a unique opportunity to make a significant impact: 🔹 Co-Chair (3-5h/week): Represent all postdocs at SURPAS meetings, meetings with the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Faculty Senate meetings, etc. Organize and lead council meetings, and… Continue reading »
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Tax implications for postdocs on fellowships

by on April 25, 2024 5:27 pm
In last council meeting a very important point regarding taxation implications for postdocs on fellowships was made regarding benefits such as health insurance premiums being taxable. It was also brought up that this is something not conveyed to postdocs prior to joining Stanford/receiving fellowship. We want to conduct a short survey to understand specifically what issues are faced by postdocs on fellowships and how the… Continue reading »

Help Us Advocate for Affordable Housing

by on April 23, 2024 3:29 pm
One of this year’s priorities for SURPAS is to advocate for accessible and affordable housing for every postdoc at Stanford. That’s why we’re conducting an Anonymous Housing Survey. Your feedback is vital in helping us push for better housing options tailored to the needs of postdocs at Stanford. Take the Survey Now – It only takes a few minutes, but your input can make a significant… Continue reading »

Be the next SURPAS Co-chair

by on March 25, 2024 6:08 pm
🌟 Seeking a New Co-Chair for SURPAS! 🌟 Are you prepared to embrace a role that will both challenge and cultivate your leadership abilities? SURPAS is currently searching for a dynamic individual to assume the role of Co-Chair within our Leadership Team. This position represents a unique opportunity to advocate for and lead a vibrant community of postdoctoral scholars. As a Co-Chair, you will: Collaborate… Continue reading »

Call for Abstract Submission for Postdoc Symposium 2024

by on January 30, 2024 4:40 pm
Stanford Postdoctoral Symposium 2024 is happening on March 21, 2024 please register here. To showcase your groundbreaking research, we are inviting you to submit abstracts by the deadline of February 21, 2024, and share your work with the wider scientific community. Submission Guidelines: Submit your abstract here. Include a concise summary of your research, methodology, and key findings. Open to all postdoctoral researchers across disciplines.… Continue reading »

Call for Co-Chairs for SURPAS Committees

by on January 30, 2024 4:34 pm
Want to get more involved and make a difference in the Stanford postdoc community? Now’s your chance! We’re seeking passionate co-chairs for various committees: 🤝 Social Committee: Bring postdocs together! Plan events from happy hours to BBQs, and even our annual Postdoc Prom. 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Family Committee: Support postdocs with dependents through family-friendly activities. 📚 Teaching and Outreach Committee: Help Stanford postdocs engage in teaching and… Continue reading »

Call for Additional Co-Chairs and Volunteers for the PostDoc Symposium 2024 Organizing Committee

by on January 22, 2024 8:57 am
Looking to enhance your CV with management and leadership experience but have limited time? As a Co-Chair of the organizing committee, you will contribute to planning the Stanford Postdoc Symposium—an esteemed campus-wide event featuring invited speakers, professional development sessions, and research talks. Our dynamic team of four is seeking an enthusiastic and proactive postdoc to join us in organizing this flagship event. Time commitment: Approximately… Continue reading »

Coming soon: Stanford Postdoc Symposium 2024

by on January 22, 2024 8:33 am
The second annual postdoc symposium is coming soon! This symposium is a great opportunity for postdoc researchers to communicate their scientific work. The one-day event aims to explore new collaboration, professional development, and networking within the Stanford community. This year’s event main theme is advancements in research and innovations.
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Call for Nominations: SURPAS Representatives at the Faculty Senate Meetings 2023

by on August 9, 2023 3:58 pm
Are you interested in being the voice of SURPAS at the faculty senate meetings? If yes, this is your opportunity to have an ‘Executive leadership’ experience but at a fraction of the time commitment! Right now we have the following open positions. All are quite low-impact commitments. Your job would be to attend the monthly faculty senate committee meeting (C-RES, C-LIB, C-ACIS or SoM Diversity… Continue reading »
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Open positions with SURPAS for the fall of 2023

by on June 20, 2023 2:09 am
Dear Postdoctoral Community, It’s that time of year again when we are looking for new Leadership members! If interested, please fill in the Google form and contact Leadership for any questions. This is an excellent opportunity to get more involved in SURPAS-related activities and further develop your leadership skills! Please take a look at the description of the positions below. Elections will happen in our… Continue reading »