Friday, August 17, 2012

AASWomen for August 17, 2012

AAS Committee on the Status of Women
Issue of August 17, 2012
eds. eds. Caroline Simpson, Michele Montgomery, Daryl Haggard, and Nick Murphy

This week's issues:

1. Changes to the Women in Astronomy Blog

2. Ntampaka and Sampath selected as 2012 Blewett Fellows

3. L'Oreal USA Announces Recipients of 2012 For Women In Science Fellowships

4. Website for non-academic job searches for Ph.D.s

5. Fall 2012 APS Gazette is now available online

6. The Interstellar Medium in High Redshift Galaxies Comes of Age

7. Job Opportunities

8. How to Submit to the AASWomen Newsletter

9. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWomen Newsletter

10. Access to Past Issues of the AASWomen Newsletter


1. Changes to the Women in Astronomy Blog
From: Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy [cswa_at_aas.org]

The Women in Astronomy Blog ( http://womeninastronomy.blogspot.com ) will have two new posts each week, one on Monday and another on Wednesday. This week's posts are:

Who are We? by Jessica Kirkpatrick, who asks for input on what readers think are the interesting/important topics to bring up on the blog and Dual-Career Academic Couples, by Hannah Jang-Condell, who summarizes a recent report by the Clayman Institute for Gender Research entitled "Dual-Career Academic Couples: What Universities Need to Know" (Schiebinger, Hernderson, amp; Gilmartin)

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2. Ntampaka and Sampath selected as 2012 Blewett Fellows
From: WIPHYS, August 16, 2012

The Blewett Fellowship was established from a generous bequest from M. Hildred Blewett, an accelerator physicist who died in 2004. Hildred Blewett was passionate about physics and wanted to help women overcome obstacles by establishing the fellowship. Read about the 2012 recipients at http://www.aps.org/programs/women/scholarships/blewett/2012-recipients.cfm

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3. L'Oreal USA Announces Recipients of 2012 For Women In Science Fellowships
From: AAS CSWA Twitter feed [AAS CSWA _at_AAS_Women]

L'Oreal USA today announced the recipients of the 2012 L'Oreal USA Fellowships For Women In Science. The L'Oreal USA program is a national initiative that annually recognizes and rewards five U.S.-based women researchers early in their careers. Recipients each receive up to $60,000 towards their postdoctoral research.

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4. Website for non-academic job searches for Ph.D.s
From: AAS CSWA Twitter feed [AAS CSWA _at_AAS_Women]

Retweeted from Karen Kelsky: I've recently learned of a new site, Jobs on Toast, dedicated to the non-academic job search for Ph.D.s, based in... http://fb.me/1af2Sb1vV

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5. Fall 2012 APS Gazette is now available online
From: WIPHYS, August 7, 2012

The Gazette is the newsletter of the APS Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) and the Committee on Minorities (COM). Read the latest issue at http://www.aps.org/programs/women/reports/gazette/index.cfm

Interested in writing for the Gazette? Do you have an idea for an article? Contact Deanna Ratnikova at women@aps.org for more info.

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6. The Interstellar Medium in High Redshift Galaxies Comes of Age
From: Caroline Simpson [simpsonc_at_fiu.edu]

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) will host a workshop entitled "The Interstellar Medium in High Redshift Galaxies Comes of Age" in Charlottesville, Virginia, 13-15 September 2012. The venue is the NRAO Headquarters, conveniently located on the grounds of the University of Virginia.

A website with details about the workshop is at: https://science.nrao.edu/facilities/alma/naasc-workshops/HizISM/index

Important Dates: Abstract Submission Deadline: August 20, 2012 Hotel Reservation Deadline: August 24, 2012 Registration Deadline: August 24, 2012 Conference Dinner Reservation: September 1, 2012 Proceedings Deadline: October 15, 2012

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7. Job Opportunities

* Assistant/Associate Professor of Astronomy, University of Illinois http://www.astro.illinois.edu

* Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Wellesley College https://career.wellesley.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=139384

* Dynamicist, NASA Meteoroid Environment Office, Huntsville, AL https://jacobsexternal-jacobstechnology.icims.com/jobs/9315/celestial-dynamicist/job

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8. How to Submit to the AASWOMEN newsletter

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All material will be posted unless you tell us otherwise, including your email address.

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9. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWOMEN newsletter

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10. Access to Past Issues

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

Each annual summary includes an index of topics covered.

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