Graduate Division

PostDoc Weekly 10-15-2018

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA)- Weekly PoWER Group Meeting-Postdoc Writing Editing and Review Group

Usually Friday-8:30 AM to 10:30 AM, BioSci III, Rm 1120. Check the OPA calendar below.
All postdocs welcome to write and review in a quiet and productive atmosphere. Contact Mary Frances Ypma-Wong for more information.

GPS-BIOMED presents The Business of Science - 2018
Applying the Scientific Method to Succeed in Diverse Industries- a 3 day certificate course
October 19-21- NS1 rm 1114
Details and registration

Pumpkin Carving and Fall Social for Postdocs
Saturday, October 20, 6:00-9:00pm, Natural Sci I, rm 1114
Pumpkins will be provided for carving, along with pumpkin desserts.
Families and friends invited. See PDA Facebook page for details.

Biomedical Science Careers in the Private Sector
Sponsored by the UCI Center for Virus Research (CVR)
Meet industry professionals who are UCI graduates, and hear their advice and tips on pursuing a career in industry.
Monday, October 22, 2018- 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM with reception
UCI Applied Innovation, 5141 California Avenue, Suite 200- Register

Postdoctoral Scholar Orientation Sesson (held quarterly)
Postdocs are welcome to attend select or all sessions.
Wednesday, October 24, 3:00-5:00pm- Register here
Aldrich Hall, room 107 (UCI interactive map)

3:00-3:30pm-Postdoc Benefits* and Q&A- UCI Human Resources
3:30-4:15pm-Career Development For Postdocs- Mary Frances Ypma-Wong, PhD
4:15- 4:30pm-Postdoc Association (PDA) Greeting
4:30-5:00pm- Union Presentation- Li Yu, UAW Local 5810
5:00- Enjoy Happy Hour with Postdoctoral Scholar Association (PDA) members at Anthill Grille, Student Center

Strategies to Overcome ‘Imposter Syndrome’
Thursday, October 25, 12:00-1:00pm
Aldrich 107
Phong Luong, Psy.D. Graduate Division Counselor

PDA Monthly Picnic Lunch
Friday, October 26, 12:00-1:00pm
Tables near Med Ed Café (location changes monthly)-See PDA Facebook page for details.

Postdoc Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, November 7, 12:00-1:00pm, Natural Sciences II, Room 4206
All Postdocs invited to plan professional and social events. See PDA Facebook page for details.

Tips for Negotiating Your Job Offer- For Postdocs and Grad Students
Friday, November 16, 12:00-1:00pm
Graduate Resource Center
Lisa A. Barron, Ph.D., MBA
Faculty Member, Organization and Management and Executive Coach
UCI Paul Merage School of Business

Monthly Postdoc Game Night
Friday, November 16, 6:00-9:00pm, Natural Sci I, rm 1114
All postdocs invited play board games and enjoy the evening.  See PDA Facebook page for details.


Graduate Resource CenterClick here to download flyers with details and click here to register.

  • Certificate Programs- Activate to Captivate and Mentoring Excellence
  • Professional Services- Includes Job Search Strategies, Enhancing your CV and Cover Letter, Interview Techniques and Practice 
  • Funding- How to Find Funding Opportunities, NIH NRSA Grant Review Process and NIH K Award Review Process 
  • Advance Training Boot Camps- Includes Salary Negotiation Training and Interview Skills Bootcamp 

Division of Teaching Excellence & Innovation (DTEI)- Click here to learn more about workshops.

UCI Libraries Workshops- Click here to see upcoming events.

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Calendar

This calendar includes events sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Graduate Resource Center (GRC), UCI Postdoctoral Association (PDA), GPS-BIOMED and other campus units.

New Funding Opportunities

See funding webpage