Current Council

2021-2022 Executive Committee

President

Stephen Tuffs (He/His)
Department of Microbiology and Immunology

 

Vice-President Internal 

Vasudeva Bhat (He/Him)
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology

VP external

Vice-President External

Antoine Kornprobst 
Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences

VP communications

Vice-President Communications

Michael Paris (He/His)
School of Kinesiology

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Vice-President Finance

Harvi Hart
Department of Physical Therapy

Vice-President Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Alex Levine (She/Her)
Department of Psychology

Secretary

Karine Dufresne
Department of Microbiology and Immunology


PAW Officials & Representatives (2021-2022)

  • Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars (CAPS) Representative: vacant - Email us at postdocs@uwo.ca and apply.
  • Graduate Education Council (GEC) Representative: Stephen Tuffs, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  • International Postdoctoral Representative: vacant - Email us at postdocs@uwo.ca and apply.
  • Mental Health and Wellness Initiative Representative: vacant - Email us at postdocs@uwo.ca and apply.
  • Outreach Coordinator: Stephen Tuffs, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  • Senate Committee for University Planning Postdoctoral Representative: Stephen Tuffs, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  • Senate Observer: Vasudeva Bhat, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology
  • Tax Researcher: Harvi Hart, Department of Physical Therapy
  • University Research Board (URB) Representative: Harvi Hart, Department of Physical Therapy
  • Webmaster: vacant - Email us at postdocs@uwo.ca and apply.
  • Schulic School of Medicine and Dentistry Representative: Vasudeva Bhat, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology
  • Faculty of Education Representative: Lauren Jervis, Faculty of Education

Interested in Getting Involved?

We offer an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate a variety of skills obtained through community involvement and organizational governance. Most faculty appointments currently require 60% research, 20% teaching and 20% service. Enhance your CV/résumé with service experience while building awareness and enjoying active participation in the postdoctoral scholar community! Postdocs wishing to join the Council may review the current open positions below.

Open Representatives Positions:

We are searching for representatives to act as a liasons between PAW and the postdoctoral scholars in each of Western's faculties and schools. Email us at postdocs@uwo.ca and apply now for the following positions:  

  • Faculty of Engineering Representative
  • Faculty of Health Sciences Representative 
  • Faculty of Social Science Representative 
  • Faculty of Science Representative
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities Represetative 
  • Don Wright Faculty of Music Representative
  • Faculty of Information & Media Studies Representative
  • Ivey Business School Representative

Past Council Members