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Career Development Workshops

Preparing academic job application materials

The RPA is happy to announce two in-person writing workshops on academic job application materials brought to the postdoctoral community by the Graduate Writing Center :

  • Friday, November 4th, 3-4 pm: Diversity and teaching statements
  • Friday, November 18th, 3-4 pm: CV and cover letter

Please register here to secure a spot and not miss this great chance to improve (or get started) on your materials.

Research Integrity Series

Ethical dilemmas

The Research Ethics Education program and the Office of Research and Economic Development invite the postdoctoral community to the 2022-2023 Research Integrity Series, where recent NIH and upcoming NSF changes to requirements for education in the responsible conduct of research will be discussed. All sessions will be held at 2:00 pm and are free and open to the public via Zoom. Link to be provided in advance of each session.


General Assembly

Let's together foster professional and personal growth

The UCR Postdoctoral Association invites all postdoctoral and visiting scholars and project scientists to the first General Assembly of the 2022-2023 term on September 23, 2022, at 11:30 am at the UCR Botanic Gardens conference room . Get to know the new board and the current projects and initiatives and share your ideas to strengthen our community. No registration required!

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement Workshop

Components of academic job application packets

The RPA is pleased to host a presentation on how to craft a winning diversity, equity, and inclusion statement featuring Dr. David Lo (Senior Associate Dean for Research and Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Sciences) and Dr. Juliet McMullin (Professor of Anthropology). A strong DEI statement is a critical component of any competitive application, so don’t miss this chance to improve (or get started) on yours! Please join us (virtually) on Friday, December 10th, by registering here .

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