Postdoc Coffee Hour (Thursday, September 29)

Do you have questions about life as a PD at MIT? Would you like to meet other PDs over a cup of coffee? Would you like to learn more about what the PDA can do for you?

If so, please join us for the monthly postdoc coffee hour!
Date and Time: Thursday, September 29th, 4-5:30 pm
Location: One Community Room (8-219)

We will have fresh coffee, fruit, and snacks for you to enjoy!


Results of PDA General Election

The new board! Now you know who to chat up with your ideas and questions in the hallway! pda

Second Row (from the left): Phalgun Lolur, Kate Dupont, Meghan Huber, Haomiao Zhang, Augusto Tentori (New President), Kathrin Graetz, Ahmed Fazly, Thomas Matarazzo

First Row: Kiel Ormerod, Jake Martin, Elizabeth Stewart, Yogesh Dayma

 

President – Augusto Tentori

Vice President – Kathrin Graetz

Treasurer – Jake Martin

Corresponding Secretary – Meghan Huber

Recording Secretary – Kiel Ormerod

Alumni Committee Chair – Ahmed Fazly

Advocacy Committee Chair – Thomas Matarazzo

Community Building Committee Chair – Phalgun Lolur

Human Affairs Committee Chair – Kathryn Dupont

Information Flow & IT Support Committee Chair – Haomiao Zhang

PInG Committee Chair – Elizabeth Stewart

Professional Development Committee Chair– Yogesh Dayma

Sports Committee Chair – David Zhitomirsky

 

We are still looking for committee chairs for the Fundraising and the Orientation committee.


Postdoc Coffee Hour (Thursday, August 25)

Postdoc Coffee Hour

Do you have questions about life as a postdoc at MIT?  Would you like to meet other postdocs over a cup of coffee? Would you like to learn more about what the PDA can do for you?

If so, please join us for the monthly postdoc coffee hour!

Date and Time: Thursday, August 25, 4-6 pm

Location: One Community Room (8-219)

We will have fresh coffee, fruit, and snacks for you to enjoy!

 


Update of Postdoc BBQ

Hi Postdocs!

For those of you who already RSVPed to MIT PDA annual BBQ, according to weather forecasts, Friday, 08/12 is going to be too hot with chance of thunderstorms. We are still on our BBQ plan on Friday August 12th 5:00-8:00pm, but we will enjoy it as an indoor event in Morss Hall, Walker Memorial.

Looking forward to seeing you there,

The PDA Community Building Committee

Who: Postdocs

What: Annual Postdoc BBQ

Where: (NEW LOCATION) Morss Hall, Walker Memorial

Why: Meet postdocs from around campus and see old friends

When: Friday, August 12, 5-8 pm

 

For those who did not get a chance to register, you are welcome to attend and please register with the link below.

Register: RSVP, and please bring your 21+ ID and your MIT ID.


MIT Postdoc Association – General Elections 2016-17

I would like to invite you all to the MIT Postdoctoral Association (PDA) General Elections 2016-2017. General elections will be held on Friday September 16, 2016 from 12-2 pm in E25-401. Lunch will be served.

Nominations are now open for:

PDA Board of Directors

  • President 
  • Vice President 
  • Corresponding Secretary 
  • Recording Secretary 
  • Treasurer 

 

PDA Committee Chairs

  • Advocacy Committee
  • Alumni Committee
  • Community Building and Outreach Committee 
  • Human Affairs Committee
  • Information Flow & IT Support Committee 
  • Orientation Committee
  • Postdoc Initiative Grant Committee
  • Professional Development Committee 
  • Sports Committee
  • Fundraising Committee

To apply for a position, click here

(please click here to see the responsibilities for each position )

NOTE: Candidates are required to be present on the 16th of September during the elections and pitch to the postdoc electorate. MIT postdocs must also be present to vote at the elections.

Important dates :

August 8, 2016 – Applications open

September 8, 2016 – Applications close

September 9, 2016 – September 14, 2016 – Verify candidature, meet candidates, and release the slate with proposed candidature list

September 16, 2016 – General Elections in E25-401 at 12-2 pm. Open to all MIT Postdocs.

All positions are open and postdocs currently serving are also encouraged to run again for the same position.This is a great chance to take on a leadership role, interact with other postdocs and the MIT administration and help shape the postdoctoral experience at MIT!