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AAS Electronic Notification Service - Announcement #65

AAS Electronic Notification Service - Announcement #65 02/99

[Mailed from aas.org at 2:15pm 18 FEB 1999]

CONTENTS

  1. IMPORTANT CHANGE TO SCHEDULE AT THE AAS CHICAGO MEETING
  2. ORIGINS THEME DIRECTOR POSITION AT NASA HEADQUARTERS

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1. IMPORTANT CHANGE TO SCHEDULE AT THE AAS CHICAGO MEETING

An additional Special Centennial Session, "The Future of the AAS (and of Astronomy)," has been added to schedule of the 194th Meeting. Several AAS Past Presidents have been invited to present talks in this session. The talks will be during an unparalleled time slot on Thursday, 3 June at 10:00am.

Two sessions previously scheduled for Thursday have been moved to earlier in the week.

Far IR/Submillimeter Interferometry in Space: Future Science Opportunities and a Technology Roadmap has been moved to Monday, 31 May at 10:00am.

Here Comes the Sun: Plans for the Y2K Maximum will now be held on Wednesday, 2 June at 3:45pm.

The online Meeting Announcement has been updated to reflect these changes, http://www.aas.org/meetings/aas194/prelim/prelim.html

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2. ORIGINS THEME DIRECTOR POSITION AT NASA HEADQUARTERS
Applications Due 8 March 1999.

NASA's Office of Space Science is seeking qualified candidates to permanently fill the position of Science Theme Director for the Astronomical Search for Origins and Planetary Systems ("Origins Program"). The position will be filled at the Senior Executive Service level or by a qualified senior scientist via the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) process. The job closes on 8 March 1999.

Details about this important position and the process for application may be found on the Web site of the Office of Personnel Management:

http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/wfjic/jobs/IC8494.HTM

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Because of the importance of this position to Astronomy and the short application period we are distributing this job announcement to AAS members outside of the normal Job Register procedure. This position will also be advertised in the AAS Job Register.

Normally, the AAS Electronic Announcement is mailed to all members around the 10th of each month. Included are important items that do not fit into the schedule of the AAS Newsletter.

Items for possible inclusion in this announcement series should be sent to johnson@aas.org. Keep announcement short and refer readers to sources of additional information.

Address corrections should be sent to address@aas.org.

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