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Career Advancement at UC

This survey is intended to collect information about the career advancement process at UC. Individual responses and comments collected through this survey will not be shared outside of the Academic Researchers United bargaining team. In some cases, we may follow up with clarifying questions necessary to effectively bargain with UC administration. If you have any questions, please feel welcome to email arunited@academicresearchersunited.org.

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* Information about your current position, experience, and job duties

1. Are you a PI (granted PI status because of job title), Co-PI (same as PI but position is shared), or Exceptional PI (status granted by approval)?

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* 2. Have you ever served on a committee that evaluates Academic Researchers for merit increases, promotion, or during the hiring process?

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* 3. Please check all boxes that describe work responsibilities for your current position at UC:

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* 4. Approximately how many years of work experience relevant to your current position do you have? Please include years spent as a graduate research assistant or Postdoc.

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* Experiences with the merit increase or promotion process

5. Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statements:

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My current job title and rank accurately reflects my qualifications and experience
My supervisor / department / hiring unit ensures that I am aware of opportunities for merit increases and/or promotion
My supervisor / department / hiring unit encourages ARs to apply for merit increases and/or promotions
My supervisor / department / hiring unit ensures that I am aware of what criteria I will be evaluated on if I apply for a promotion / merit increase
My supervisor / department / hiring unit encourages ARs to seek out independent funding opportunities and/or apply for PI status
The process for receiving a merit increase / promotion is clear, efficient and timely
I have confidence that the merit increase / promotion process is fair

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* 6. Please check all the boxes that apply

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* 7. Please add anything else you wish to share about the merit increase / promotion process

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* 8. How do you think UC could improve the merit increase / promotion process?

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