PDA Mission statement:

Empowering postdocs, building careers

PDA Vision:

To continuously enhance the quality of postdoctoral experience by building a strong postdoctoral community and providing representation across the university. The PDA strives to maintain excellence with special events on topics essential for career development on and beyond academia.

PDA Goals:

  • To provide a collective voice and serve as liaison among postdocs, faculty, and administrators
  • To promote professional and social networking
  • To collect, develop, and disseminate useful information including funding opportunities, job announcements, seminar notices, and other resources
  • To provide access to effective training and career counseling

Announcements

Job Posting - Associate Director for Finance and Operations (RRC)

Dec 15

The Research Resources Center (RRC) at the University of Illinois at Chicago, located in a large metropolitan area, is seeking a full-time Associate Director for Finance and Operations to manage the day to day operations and lab compliance program of the 25 scientific service and research cores, including, but not limited to, budget planning, financial forecasting, and the purchase and management of complex scientific instrumentation for each core through the university procurement process.

Grants and Contracts Sponsored Program Expenditures Reports Available

Dec 11

This announcement applies to Chicago only.

The UIC Office of Grants and Contracts has published the “Analysis of Sponsored Program Expenditures for Fiscal Years 2013 – 2017” on the OBFS website.

While the overall reporting format has not changed, the OVCR Grants and Contracts Office has published this report in both PDF and Excel formats to facilitate further analysis by units.

2017 OVCR Holiday Schedules

Nov 7

Office of Research Services (ORS) 2017 Holiday Schedule

The Office of Research Services (ORS) will observe the UIC reduced service schedule for non-essential services that begins on Monday, December 25th. As such, ORS will close at 5:00 PM on Friday, December 22, 2017, and will reopen at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

To ensure timely review and processing of sponsored project activities - applications and related documents due prior to Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - please be advised of the following internal deadlines:

PDA and OVCR Events