Tag: Diversity


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 »

Survey for Diversity Perspectives Seminar Series

by on December 9, 2021 8:32 am
The Diversity Perspectives Seminar Series supports cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural interactions to enable postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, and undergraduates to share, learn about, and improve the experiences of currently marginalized members of the Stanford community. We are now collecting votes for the 2022 DPSS keynote speaker – please use this link to cast your vote!  More information on the nominees can be found here. Thank you, DPSS planning team

Empathy Project

by on September 22, 2021 9:39 pm
TL; DR– Please consider signing up for the empathy project and sharing your experiences before and/or at Stanford! If you’d like to learn more, check out the Daily article written about the project. If you’d like to listen to past interviews, visit The Empathy Project tab on the ASSU website. If you’re interested in participating, please fill out our Interviewee Form. If you have any… Continue reading »

Feature: International Postdoctoral Researcher

by on May 28, 2021 4:44 pm
To raise awareness about our postdoc community, we feature postdocs at Stanford critically contributing to the ongoing research. Meet Dr. Renu Verma, Ph.D. – Postdoc at the Division of Infection Disease & Geographic Medicine, Stanford University, School of Medicine frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" referrerpolicy="strict-origin-when-cross-origin" allowfullscreen>  

Response to Chauvin Verdict

by on April 25, 2021 9:32 pm
Dear Postdocs, Last week, the jury returned a guilty verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd last year. To echo Stanford leadership, “seeing accountability for the killing of George Floyd may provide a sense of justice, but it surely does not erase this burden”. Nevertheless, we remain optimistic that this decision may represent an inflection… Continue reading »

Feature: International Postdoc Researcher

by on April 11, 2021 10:37 pm
To raise awareness and in support of the AAPI community, we feature postdocs at Stanford critically contributing to the ongoing research. Chenjie Pan, born and raised in Shanghai, China, got his Ph.D. training at the National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing. As a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford, he is working on mechanisms of axon guidance and plasticity. Outside the lab, he likes playing basketball, football… Continue reading »

FY22 Postdoc Salary Posted

by on April 11, 2021 10:34 pm
Sharing news from the Postdoc Affairs “The Provost has approved the FY22 salary. Effective 9/1/21, the postdoc minimum will be: $65,568. Note that this minimum is applicable to all postdocs within the 5 year term limit. Postdocs who are granted an exception to the term limit for a 6th year will be paid at a rate 2% above the minimum. Effective 9/1/21 the rate for trainees in their 6th… Continue reading »

Registrations Open for Our 2021 Diversity Perspectives Speakers Series (DPSS) Event

by on April 1, 2021 10:42 pm
We are now inviting registrations for our 2021 Diversity Perspectives Speaker series (DPSS) event, organized by Stanford University Postdoctoral Association, Stanford BioAIMS and the Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences. The DPSS is a trainee-hosted event that contributes to the ongoing, university-wide discussion on diversity, inclusion and equity in academia. DPSS also provides opportunities for under-represented trainees to share personal experiences and discuss strategies to… Continue reading »
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Diversity Perspectives Seminar Series: Call For Nominations!

by on September 25, 2018 5:25 pm
tl;dr We invite YOU to nominate a local scientist or engineer to speak about navigating careers in science as minoritized or marginalized trainees and have informal meetings with trainees. Please fill out this form if you are interested in helping organize or in submitting a nomination. Nominations will be open until September 31 and online voting will occur during the week of October 1. Hi Postdocs! Do you enjoy hearing advice… Continue reading »