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2021/22 Stanford Postdoctoral Benefits Survey

by on December 9, 2021 8:48 am
Dear fellow postdocs, As part of SURPAS efforts to advocate for the Stanford Postdoctoral Community, we invite you to complete the 2021/22 Stanford Postdoctoral Benefits Survey – link. We kindly request your participation. Your responses to this survey will help capture current attitudes and inform future advocacy initiatives, specific to postdocs. This survey is focused on key postdoctoral issues: Quality of the financial benefits Housing Transportation Food security Participation in the… Continue reading »

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 »

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 »

SURPAS Monthly Mailer - April 2021 Edition

by on April 6, 2021 10:38 pm

Eligibility For COVID Vaccination

by on March 22, 2021 12:30 am
Dear Postdocs, The COVID era has been filled with much confusion and uncertainty and we recognize that vaccine eligibility has not been any different. As postdocs ourselves, we do not have clarity on the issue. However, we have heard from many of you and feel the need to address postdocs directly with the information that we can provide to the best of your knowledge. Here… Continue reading »