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Leadership experience

We invite you to join our SURPAS leadership team!!

by on May 25, 2022 6:25 am
Joining the SURPAS leadership team is a wonderful opportunity not only to hone leadership and communication skills but also to learn more about the academic system. We will have the elections during our June Council meeting. Consider nominating yourself for one or more leadership positions. ✨🌟You can nominate yourself here ✨🌟 *New listing* SoM diversity cabinet postdoc rep: Your job is to attend SoM diversity cabinet monthly meetings and create visibility for postdocs by… Continue reading »
Leadership experience

Postdoc and the "Better Ally" Team Won Second Place Poster Prize at the 2022 National Postdoctoral Association Annual Conference

by on May 3, 2022 4:47 am
Congratulations to Stephanie and the “Better Ally” Team for winning the 2nd place poster prize at the 2022 National Postdoctoral Association Annual Conference!!!
Career resources

BioSci Careers' 23rd Annual Biomedical & Bioscience Industry Expo

by on April 9, 2022 8:32 pm
REGISTER NOW! BioSci Careers’ 23rd Annual Biomedical & Bioscience Industry Expo (virtual) Wednesday, April 13, 11am – 3pm PDT; outdoor reception to follow BBIE is an interdisciplinary career exposition for medical students, Ph.D. candidates, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students in the Biosciences at Stanford. This year BBIE is taking over the month of April; please keep a lookout for updates on satellite events. The virtual expo is… Continue reading »

Diverse Ambassadors Program

by on April 5, 2022 5:00 am
Calling senior postdocs from diverse backgrounds! The Diverse Perspectives Seminar Series is launching a pilot program this year that we’re calling the Diverse Ambassadors Program. We’re looking to give a senior postdoc about 1-2 years off from the faculty market an opportunity to give a colloquium seminar talk at a local Primarily Undergraduate Institution. Our goals are two-fold, first to give our postdocs a chance… Continue reading »
Solidarity with Ukraine

Solidarity with Ukraine

by on March 22, 2022 11:03 am
Dear Postdocs, As we continue to watch the devastation unfold in Ukraine, we wanted to reach out in solidarity and support of our community. We condemn the violence and disregard for human lives in Ukraine and stand against human rights violations around the world. While no time is a good time for war, we also acknowledge that it is following two already years of a… Continue reading »

Stanford Food Pantry Pop Up

by on February 7, 2022 11:48 pm
The registration for the February 14, 2022 Stanford Food Pantry Pop Up is now live. You can register here. The deadline to register is Wednesday February 9, 2022 12:00pm Volunteers Needed!! If you would like to volunteer please sign up at this link. Thank you in advance! Without volunteers we would not be able to provide this needed service. For more information on the Stanford Food Pantry and COVID mitigation requirements please see our website.

Propel application now open

by on February 6, 2022 8:33 am
We are excited to share that the 2022 Propel application is now open. The Propel Postdoctoral Scholars Program is a funded postdoctoral training program for incoming and first-year postdocs at Stanford School of Medicine that seeks to recruit outstanding scientists, train future faculty leaders, and create community.

SURPAS Communications committee

by on January 29, 2022 3:11 am
We are looking for postdocs interested in rebooting the communication committee The communications committee has two major aspects to its current mission: Promote the presence of postdocs among non-postdoc communities through use of non-targeted media platforms. Provide a resource for institutional memory available to SURPAS and other postdoc organizations that provide lessons from experiences of postdoc leadership. Please contact our communications manager if you are… Continue reading »
Leadership experience

New Stanford Postdoc Affordability Enhancements

by on January 19, 2022 8:08 pm
Dear postdocs,  🎉🎉🎉🎉 Please join SURPAS in celebrating our victory for postdocs 🎉🎉🎉🎉 We want to emphasize two of the President and Provost’s announcement that SURPAS leadership team, the council members and all postdocs have been a part of. Below is a snippet from the recent announcement: Increased family grant program for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars: These programs provide financial support for individuals with dependent children to help cover… Continue reading »

Happy New Year 2022!

by on January 1, 2022 8:25 am
SURPAS wishes you a Happy New Year!