PSA General Assembly November 18th

Calling all Postdocs looking for leadership experience!

The Postdoctoral Society of Argonne will be holding it’s Annual General Assembly and Officer Elections.

Please consider running for office if…

.. are interested in TEAM WORK, want a GOOD TIME, and believe that a SUCCESSFUL CAREER is not only about paper writing, be a PSA BOARD MEMBER!

.. are interested in turning an IDEA into something which all postdocs can benefit, be a COMMITTEE MEMBER!

.. are interested in actively ENGAGING with LAB MANAGEMENT, be a PSA OFFICER!

.. are a good COMMUNICATOR, WRITER, SPEAKER or ORGANIZER, and are interested in knowing more about LAB OPERATIONS, be the PSA SECRETARY!

.. are you love to CONNECT to people, be the LIASON OFFICER!

.. are a NATURAL ORGANIZATION TALENT and also believe that CAREER PLANNING is crucial and necessary for all postdocs, be the PSA VICE-PRESIDENT!

.. are a NATURAL LEADER, interested in being a POINT of CONTACT, and love to turn good IDEAS into TANGIBLE OUTCOMES that are GOOD for all fellow postdocs,then simply be the PSA PRESIDENT!

For 2015, the PSA-team is looking for new faces and creative minds! Come and join – every ANL postdoc is welcome!

Lunch is provided.

Our full-term general elections for the PSA officers are scheduled for November 18, 2014 at noon in Bldg. 203 Auditorium. This election will be held in conjunction with the PSA General Assembly Meeting and the postdoctoral lunch and seminar. The PSA will report and discuss activities from its previous year and highlight activities for the coming year. In addition, we will have staff members from Argonne’s Newcomer Office and the Argonne Club showcasing available resources for new postdocs.

Nominations are solicited for the following PSA officer posts: – President – Vice President – Secretary – Liaison (Every ANL postdoc is eligible to be a part of the PSA board.)

All Argonne postdocs are encouraged to attend. We request all attendees to RSVP at the link below.

Duties for the various positions are described in the attached PSA Bylaws. All positions are for a one year term.


Please email your nominations, including self-nominations, to: (subject: PSA officer nomination) by close of business on November 12, 2014.

Postdocs who nominate someone other than themselves are strongly encouraged to get pre-approval from the nominee before sending us the nomination. All nominations are anonymous, meaning that no postdoc, including current PSA officers, will ever know of them.


We eagerly greet an exciting field of candidates.

Best regards,


Perry Motsegood President, Postdoctoral Society of Argonne (PSA)



Perry Motsegood

Bldg 205 W-149





About Kristene Henne

Kristene “Tina” Henne is Argonne’s Postdoctoral Program Lead for the Argonne Leadership Institute. In this role, she facilitates the postdoc appointment process, postdoc career development, mentoring, advises the Postdoctoral Society of Argonne and serves as a navigator for postdoctoral issues.
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