Friday, June 26, 2009

AASWomen for June 26, 2009

AAS Committee on the Status of Women
Issue of June 26, 2009
eds. Joan Schmelz, Caroline Simpson & Michele Montgomery

This week's issues:

1. Notes from a Workshop - A Gender Balance Point of View

2. Deadline Extension: Director, NSF Division of Astronomical Sciences

3. Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position, Rice University, October 2009

4. Celebrate Women in Physics Posters

5. Century of Physics Posters

6. How to Submit, Subscribe, or Unsubscribe to AASWOMEN

7. Access to Past Issues of AASWOMEN


1. Notes from a Workshop - A Gender Balance Point of View
From: Women in Astronomy Blog - Hannah Jang-Condell

http://womeninastronomy.blogspot.com/2009/06/notes-from-workshop.html

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2. NSF Extends Deadline for Application for Director, Division of
Astronomical Sciences
From: AAS Informational Email 2009-16 [aasmembers_at_aas.org]

The NSF had informed the AAS that the deadline for applications for director of the Division of Astronomical Sciences has been extended to 30 June 2009. Full information and the position is available through the AAS Job Register and the NSF homepage.

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3. Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position, Rice University, October 2009
From: WIPHYS, June 18, 2009

Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position is a workshop for senior women graduate students and post-docs who are interested in pursuing an academic career. The workshop is designed to provide participants hands-on experience to enhance their knowledge of and ability to find the right faculty position.

Through support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award, all travel, meals, and lodging costs will be provided for workshop participants. Applications are due August 13. For further information visit 2009 Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position Workshop. http://advance.rice.edu/negotiatingtheidealfacultyposition/

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4. Celebrate Women in Physics Posters
From: WIPHYS, June 24, 2009

This full-color poster http://www.aps.org/programs/women/reports/poster.cfm highlights women physicists actively pursuing their work. The poster is 16 inches x 20 inches and fits easily on a door or bulletin board. To order, please send an email to women_at_aps.org and include your full mailing address. There is no charge for the poster, however we reserve the right to limit quantities.

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5. Century of Physics Posters
From: WIPHYS, June 24, 2009

This dramatic set of 11 posters was designed for the APS Centennial in 1999. A few sets of the Century of Physics posters are still available for purchase. To order, please download the Century of Physics Timeline Posters Order Form (PDF) . Price is $50 (US and Canada) including shipping and handling. International orders are calculated individually; email timeline_at_aps.org for details before ordering.

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6. How to Submit, Subscribe, or Unsubscribe to AASWOMEN

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7. Access to Past Issues of AASWOMEN

Past issues of AASWOMEN are available at

http://www.aas.org/cswa/AASWOMEN.html

Each annual summary includes an index of topics covered. AASWList mailing list AASWList@aas.org

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