Community:Email 24jul14

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This is a generic mailing to the CEDAR community sent 23 June 2014. Meetings and jobs are listed at 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) NCAR's High Altitude Observatory seeks a new Director.

From Barbara Emery (emery at and Nancy Wade (nwade at

NCAR's High Altitude Observatory seeks a new Director. See job announcement at

Consideration of qualified candidates will begin on Friday, August 1st and in-person interviews are anticipated to take place the week of September 15th, 2014.

The HAO Director is responsible for the overall scientific and strategic mission, productivity, and excellence of the Observatory in the areas of solar and heliospheric physics, and the effects of solar variability on the Earth's magnetosphere, ionosphere, and upper atmosphere. This includes HAO vision and mission leadership and management of the implementation of long- and short-term planning that supports the HAO and NCAR mission. The Director is also responsible for the effective management and administration of the Observatory.

The Director fosters interaction and collaboration between NCAR, UCAR and UCAR Community Programs staff and programs. In addition, the Director is responsible for program advocacy in a number of forums including government agencies, UCAR member and non-member institutions and the scientific community at large.

As a member of the NCAR Executive Committee and an NCAR Associate Director, the Director shares in NCAR management deliberations, offering on the behalf of HAO and NCAR advice on matters such as scientific goals, initiatives and standards, budgets, priorities, policies, programs, and other matters.