On December 1st, a University-wide email was sent out by VR Election Services on behalf of the University of California, demanding us to follow a link and sign our names to a Patent Amendment to the 1997 UC Patent Agreement. The email informs us that our signature is required; to drive the point home, the […]
Category: faculty compensation
In September 2011, the SDFA conducted an attitudinal survey of its membership over several issues relevant to the UCSD faculty. The survey was emailed to 108 members and 55 replied, yielding a response rate of 51%. To protect the anonymity of respondents, personal identifying information was not collected, so it is not possible to break […]
Statement in Support of striking colleagues at CSU Dominguez Hills and East Bay The California Faculty Association, which represents over 20,000 tenure-track and contingent faculty at 23 California State University campuses, will stage one-day strikes at CSU East Bay and CSU Dominguez Hills on November 17. The San Diego Faculty Association, a chapter of the […]
Einstein (brings in grant money!) vs Aristotle (what, no grant money?): which one would you hire (or fire)?
by Ivan Evans, President, UCSD Faculty Association Faculty at UC have long been painfully aware that their salaries lag behind pay scales at “comparable universities” across the country. And so UCOP came up with a remedy: the off-scale salary, which more than 2/3 of UC faculty now earn. The off-scale solution aims to retain faculty […]
Last week, SDFA President Ivan Evans and Vice President Luis Martin-Cabrera sent a letter to EVCAA Suresh Subramani asking for clarification on the recently announced pay raises for eligible faculty. We’re happy to report that Prof. Subramani has promptly responded: