(Re-posting from http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/news/319567/NPA-Continues-to-Advocate-for-Improved-Postdoctoral-Salaries-.htm) NPA Continues to Advocate for Improved Postdoctoral Salaries November 29, 2016 The announcement that a federal judge issued an injunction to the Department of Labor (DOL) updates to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) raised concerns about the status of anticipated postdoctoral salary increases effective December 1, 2016. Changes in the FLSA … Continue reading National Postdoctoral Association Message on Postdoctoral Salaries
By B.E. Strauss, Department of Earth & Planetary Science On November 10, Dr. Michelle Dickinson (better known as Nanogirl) spoke to a full house of scientists, engineers, and educators as part of Rutgers’s 250th anniversary celebration. In her talk titled “Science Is Everywhere: Challenging and Changing Attitudes about Science Education,” Dr. Dickinson set out two … Continue reading Show, Don’t Tell: Nanogirl Presents at Rutgers 250
An email sent yesterday, November 9, 2016, to different deans across Rutgers University announced that the NIH will provide supplemental funding to cover the salary increase for postdocs supported by institutional training grants and individual fellowships. The announcement will be sent out via email to the rest of faculty members and administrators, as well. You are encouraged to … Continue reading NIH supplement to cover increase in postdoctoral stipends
From Dr. Pierre-Antoine Crassous at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School/RBHS in Newark INet NYC, an organization that provides support and professional guidance for all international graduate students and research fellows in STEM fields, is organizing a Seminar - Networking event for students and postdocs interested in opportunities outside the USA. opportunities-abroad … Continue reading Are you an international postdoc interested in research opportunities in Europe?
Twelve people attended the Postdoc Union Meeting on Thursday, October 27, 2016, including Co-Presidents Frank Kung and Itzamarie Chevere-Torres; Co-Vice President Slim Karkar; Executive Council Member Mariagemiliana (Gemi) Dessi and Postdoc Union Representatives Jack Yoon and Patrick Nowlan (AAUP-AFT). The main topic was the implementation of the new minimum salary for all postdocs across Rutgers. As … Continue reading Postdoc Union Meeting