Unionization: Is it Enhancing the Postdoc Experience?. NAS: March 8, 2012 Christine D. Des Jarlais Assistant Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs UCSF Graduate Division. University of California Ten- C ampus System. 6,309. 6,309 UC Postdocs. UCSF 1,100 Postdocs. AGE. VISA.
NAS: March 8, 2012
Christine D. Des Jarlais
Assistant Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs
UCSF Graduate Division
Not enough faculty positions
Need to train for other careers
--Will Postdocs Really Strike?
UAW said UC was stalling
Result: 1ststand alone PD union contract
Of those who voted, 96% voted YES
Funding agencies and COSEPUP need more dialogue to get in sync – there is a NEW REALITY
It boils down to the individual faculty member:
UC-UAW Postdoc Union Contract:
Publications on international postdocs: