The Spitzer Space Telescope & Chandra X-ray Observatory teams invite others studying the variability of Sgr A* to consider scheduling observations during the Spitzer/Chandra monitoring to enhance the value of all data sets.
Recent PhD recipients from US institutions are invited to apply for this award, administered by Associated Universities, Inc. and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Application deadline: 31 December 2016.
The CosmoQuest Virtual Research Facility is pleased to announce the Cycle 1 call for proposals to use the CosmoQuest Citizen Science Builder platform. Deadline: 4 November 2016.
NASA invites nominations, including self-nominations, from those at US institutions to serve on the Executive Committee of the Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group (PhysPAG). Nomination deadline: 1 October.
NASA has released a draft Announcement of Opportunity for the New Frontiers planetary exploration program’s next set of missions and is soliciting community feedback through 30 September.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) is pleased to announce two new community initiatives for the next generation Very Large Array (ngVLA).
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey Steering Committee for After SDSS-IV invites proposals for scientific projects to be carried out by a future AS4 Collaboration during 2020–2026. Proposal deadline: 23 September 2016.
The Steering Committee for After SDSS-IV seeks proposals long-term plans for data distribution and public engagement with Sloan Digital Sky Survey data. Proposals are due 23 September 2016.
The National Science Foundation seeks nominations for its 2017 Alan T. Waterman Award to recognize the talent, creativity, and influence of a singular young researcher. Nomination deadline: 21 October 2016.
Spend a year researching issues around astrobiology at the Library of Congress John W. Kluge Center. Applications are due 1 December 2016.
Help secure the future of American astronomy by contributing to the AAS Initiative Endowment Fund, the centerpiece of the Society's Spring / Summer 2016 Fundraising Campaign.
The Lecar Prize recognizes exceptional contributions to the study of extrasolar planets in particular and theoretical astrophysics in general. Nominations are now welcome. Deadline: 1 September 2016.
The 305-meter William E. Gordon Arecibo telescope in Puerto Rico is the world's largest single-dish radio telescope. Proposals for observations beginning in January 2017 are due by 1 September 2016.
The National Science Board is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Vannevar Bush and Public Service awards. Nominations are due 3 October 2016.
The Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC) at Caltech announces the availability of six-month graduate-student fellowships. Applications are due 30 August 2016.
Nominations for the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards will be accepted online through 20 June 2016. Five women will be named Award Laureates for their contributions to the advancement of science.
NSF has issued an NOI to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for proposed changes to Arecibo Observatory and is inviting public comments through 23 June via mail, email, and at two public meetings.
Nominations for most AAS prizes and awards for 2017 are due in the Secretary's office by 30 June 2016. All of these prizes and awards are now open to self-nominations, thanks to a recent change in the rules.
The AAS Historical Astronomy Division wants to interview astronomers at all career stages at the 228th AAS meeting in San Diego, California, in June 2016. Please sign up to be interviewed!
The AAS Council has created a task force to provide the AAS with a data-driven, well-considered path for the future of the Society’s educational philosophy and activities. Your input is requested!