The University of California, Davis is home to more than 800 postdoctoral scholars. The Postdoctoral Scholars Association (PSA) provides resources, information and representation for postdoctoral scholars on the UC Davis campus. The PSA also strives to create a stronger sense of community through an e-mail listserv, website and social activities.

Next PSA Meeting

Tuesday, May 24th, Noon to 1PM, Chemistry 172. RSVP here.

Travel Grant Awards (Next Deadline - April 29th, 2016)

Postdocs can now apply for travel grants to present their work at future conferences! See our flyer for more information.

Upcoming Events

Davis Postdoc Entrepreneurship and Career (DPEC) Seminar

"Academic Women's Leadership: An Informative and Interactive Workshop"

Invited Speakers: Tanya Smith, PhD (Harvard University) and Beth Russell, PhD (Nazareth College)

Thursday, April 28th, 4:30-7:00 PM (Reception to follow)

Location: Gladys Valley Hall, Room 1020, School of Veterinary Medicene, Davis Campus

RSVP for the Event


The Second UC Davis Postdoctoral Research Symposium

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 - UC Davis Conference Center
Abstract submission is now open! Submission closes on March 25th

Event Flyer


Previous Events from 2015-2016 Academic Year:


PSA Networking Workshop (Cosponsored by the Internship and Career Center [ICC], Equity in STEM and Entrepreneurship [ESTEME], the Alliance for Diversity in Science and Engineering [ADSE], and the Davis Postdoc Entrepreneurship and Career Group [DPEC])

Check back soon for the audio recordings and presentation slides!


External Fellowship Panel (Coconducted with the Office of Graduate Studies)

Missed the fellowship panel? Check out the audio recordings and slides below.

Fellowship Panel Program and Overviews pt1
Fellowship Panel Program and Overviews pt2
Fellowship Panel Program and Overviews pt3
Fellowship Panel Q&A



The First UC Davis Postdoctoral Research Symposium

Thursday 14th May 2015, 9am – 5:30pm​
UC Davis Memorial Union
The symposium was a huge success, with over 270 attendees! We are grateful to all symposium attendees, presenters, and organizers (especially Kaisa Kajala, the organizing chair).