Community:Email 14jan14

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This is a generic mailing to the CEDAR community sent 14 January 2014. Meetings and jobs are listed at http://cedarweb.hao.ucar.edu under 'Community' as 'Calendar of Meetings' and 'CEDAR related opportunities'. CEDAR email messages are under 'Community' as 'CEDAR email Newsletters'. All are in 'Quick Links' on the main page.


(1) REU Summer Assistantships in Radio Astronomy, Solar System Studies & Atmospheric Sciences at Arecibo Observatory - JRID47241 - applications due 27 Jan. From Christiano Brum <cbrum at naic.edu>. See also http://www.naic.edu/reu_program.html

(2) Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internships Summer 2014 for Undergrads - applications due 7 Feb. From David Smith <DSmith at nas.edu> via SPA Newsletter 10 December 2013. See also http://sites.nationalacademies.org/SSB/ssb_052239

(3) Executive Director/Senior Research Scientist position available at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, CO. From Paul Dusenbery (dusenbery at spacescience.org) via SPA Newsletter 10 December 2013. See also http://www.spacescience.org


(1) REU Summer Assistantships in Radio Astronomy, Solar System Studies & Atmospheric Sciences at Arecibo Observatory - JRID47241 - applications due 27 Jan.


From Christiano Brum <cbrum at naic.edu>.

Arecibo Observatory will conduct a summer student program, funded by the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program, at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico during Summer 2014. Areas of research include radio astronomy, solar system studies and atmospheric and space sciences. Students interested in electronic instrumentation or computer science are also encouraged to apply. The assistantships, which include a stipend, accommodation, and round trip airline tickets, are conducted during a flexible ten week period beginning in June. Students will have opportunities to visit many of the beautiful sites of Puerto Rico, which is a U.S. Commonwealth.

Undergraduates who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and who will be enrolled in a bachelor's degree program (part or full time) during Fall 2014 are eligible. Apply online at http://www.naic.edu/reu_program.html by January 27, 2014. EOE/AAE


(2) Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internships Summer 2014 for Undergrads - applications due 7 Feb.


From David Smith <DSmith at nas.edu> via SPA Newsletter 10 December 2013.

The goal of the Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internship is to provide promising students with the opportunity to work in the area of civil space research policy in the nation's capital, under the aegis of the National Research Council’s Space Science Board. The summer 2014 program is only open to undergraduates. The deadline for applications is February 7. Candidate(s) selected for will be contacted no later than March 7. Additional information about the program, including application procedure, can be found at http://sites.nationalacademies.org/SSB/ssb_052239 .


(3) Executive Director/Senior Research Scientist position available at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, CO.


From Paul Dusenbery (dusenbery at spacescience.org) via SPA Newsletter 10 December 2013.

The Space Science Institute (SSI), a non-profit, public-benefit 501(c)(3) corporation, invites inquiries and applications for the position of Executive Director. Qualified candidates will have a strong reputation within a scientific field relevant to the institute (e.g., planetary science, astrophysics, space physics, or Earth science) and will possess excellent leadership, managerial, interpersonal, and administrative skills. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and augmenting the scientific excellence and vitality of the institute, for implementing long- term strategies and organizational goals, for developing and overseeing effective management and financial practices, and for cultivating good relationships with the general public, scientific and educational professionals, and potential funding agents. The Executive Director will be expected to maintain his/her own independent research program to help support a dedicated portion (ideally 25-50%) of time/salary. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and approximately ten years of experience in project management.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, description of current research/education interests, and contact information for three references. Inquiries and applications should be sent to searchcommittee@spacescience.org.

Position start date: September 2014

For detailed information about the organization, as well as the position, please visit http://www.spacescience.org.

SSI is a non-profit, public-benefit 501(c)3 corporation and operates as an Equal Opportunity employer