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Job Security at UC

This survey is intended to collect information about Job Security 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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* 1. Please check all boxes that describe work responsibilities for your current position at UC:

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* 2. How many grants have you applied for while working at UC?

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* 3. Approximately how much revenue have you generated through grants while working at UC?

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* 4. What have been your or your research group’s main sources of funding? (Please check all boxes that apply)

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* 5. If at all, how long have you had a UC appointment that allows you to be a PI or Co-PI?

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* 6. How many positions were created from grant revenue that you generated?

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* 7. What is the length of your current appointment?

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* 8. Have you ever experienced a gap in extramural funding while continuing to work at UC? If so, how was the situation handled? (Please check all boxes that apply)

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

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I, or my group, take fewer risks in our research due to job security/funding concerns
I have considered seeking employment elsewhere due to job insecurity at UC
Lack of job security has caused me high levels of stress
I would do better research if I had more job security
UC administration believes it is important to retain skilled researchers

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* 10. Please check all the boxes that apply

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* 11. Please add anything else you wish to share about job security, including bridge funding, at UC:

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* 12. How do you think UC could improve job security for AR positions?

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