DPS 2024 Elections Candidate Slate

DPS 2024 ELECTION : CANDIDATE SLATE

The DPS Nominating Subcommittee has identified the following candidates for the 2024 DPS elections for Vice Chair, Committee, and Student Representative

Vice Chair (1 to be elected):

  • Anthony (Tony) Colaprete – NASA Ames Research Center
  • Scott Murchie – Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Committee (2 to be elected):

  • Conor Nixon –  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Hannah Jang-Condell – NASA Headquarters
  • Mariek Schmidt – Brock University, Canada
  • Takehiko Satoh –  Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Student Representative (1 to be elected):

  • A’Laura Hines – George Mason University
  • Andrew Shumway – University of Washington

Per the DPS Bylaws, additional candidates for Vice Chair, Committee, and Student Representative, supported by a petition of at least 20 DPS members, may be nominated by June 14th.  Please send any nominations to the DPS Secretary, Denise Stephens, at [email protected].

The DPS Committee thanks the members of the Nominating Subcommittee for their dedicated service to the DPS:

Morgan Cable (chair), Tim Livengood, and Jessica Noviello

Newsletter 23-35

Issue 23-35, December 5, 2023

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  1. TAKE THE DPS-EPSC SURVEY BY DECEMBER 15
  2. INVITATION TO JOIN THE 2024 BOISE DPS MEETING SCIENTIFIC AND VIRTUAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEES (SOC AND VOC)
  3. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR PLANET CHARACTERIZATION WORKSHOP IS DECEMBER 8TH
  4. APOPHIS T-5 YEARS WORKSHOP: TRAVEL SUPPORT DEADLINE DECEMBER 15
  5. 30TH MEETING OF THE SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG)
  6. NASA SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP EARLY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 
  7. NASA SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG) STEERING COMMITTEE INTERNATIONAL MEMBER SOLICITATION
  8. CALL FOR NEW ASSOCIATE EDITOR FOR ICARUS
  9. CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: DIRECT IMAGING & CHARACTERIZATION OF EXOPLANETS IN THE ELT ERA
  10. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FOR THE UPCOMING “PATHWAYS TO CHARACTERIZING NON-TRANSITING PLANETS” CONFERENCE (APRIL 15-19, 2024) IS CURRENTLY OPEN
  11. OPENINGS ON THE OPAG STEERING COMMITTEE
  12. LPI ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE MCKAY POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
  13. IGARSS SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT CCS.43 GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS ACROSS THE SOLAR SYSTEM
  14. EGU SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT PS2.1 EXPLORING THE MYSTERIES OF JUPITER’S ICY MOONS AND THEIR SPACE ENVIRONMENT
  15. CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: DIRECT IMAGING & CHARACTERIZATION OF EXOPLANETS IN THE ELT ERA
  16. 2023 PLANETARY SCIENCE MENTAL HEALTH SURVEY
  17. KARMAN+ ANNOUNCES CALL FOR PROPOSALS: HIGH FRONTIER PAYLOADS
  18. ICE GIANT SYSTEMS SEMINAR SERIES
  19. ANNOUNCEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL SMALL-BODIES MEETING: AUGUST 6 & 8, 2024, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
  20. DPS EDUCATION SUBCOMMITTEE SEEKS NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS
  21. CURRENT TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR ICARUS AND THE PLANETARY SCIENCE JOURNAL 
  22. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

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TAKE THE DPS-EPSC SURVEY BY DECEMBER 15

Thank you for attending the DPS-EPSC meeting in San Antonio, Texas. It would be greatly appreciated if you would take a few minutes to complete the online questionnaires for in-person and virtual participants. Your responses will help us improve future DPS meetings and assess the value of hybrid meeting structures.

Your answers will be aggregated and remain anonymous, and we will not share your information. This survey closes on Friday, 15 December 2023.  Please look for an e-mail sent from the American Astronomical Society on Monday Dec 4th with the link.

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INVITATION TO JOIN THE 2024 BOISE DPS MEETING SCIENTIFIC AND VIRTUAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEES (SOC AND VOC)

The next DPS meeting will be held Oct 6-10, 2024 in Boise, Idaho, with both in-person and virtual components. We are committed to organizing an inclusive, enjoyable, and productive meeting and are looking for volunteers to serve on the Science Organizing Committee (SOC) and Virtual Organizing Committee (VOC). The SOC is primarily responsible for reviewing abstracts and constructing the conference program. The VOC works with the SOC, LOC (Local Organizing Committee) and AAS Meetings staff to build a conference structure that actively supports virtual participation. (
https://dps.aas.org/meetings/future)

We anticipate a few virtual meetings of the SOC/VOC in early 2024, with most work occurring between July to September. The time commitment is likely to be 10-20 hours (total) per person, but we understand that individual bandwidths may vary! While these are unpaid roles, the SOC and VOC Chairs will do their best to make this a professionally enriching experience for all committee members. We welcome participation from anyone with an interest and seek to include as broad a range of perspectives as possible. 

To indicate interest in joining the DPS 2024 SOC and/or VOC, please fill out the short form at https://forms.gle/SJMsQn8A7tN1kL2Q9 by December 31, 2023. We aim to recruit the SOC and VOC by the end of January. Please feel free to contact Kat Volk (SOC Chair, [email protected]), Parvathy Prem (VOC Chair, [email protected]), or Brian Jackson (LOC chair, [email protected]) with any questions.

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ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR PLANET CHARACTERIZATION WORKSHOP IS DECEMBER 8TH

The Planet Characterization in the Solar System and Galaxy Workshop will take place in Houston, TX and virtually from February 21—23, 2024. We will convene to describe, discuss, and debate the various planet classification schemes. We consider the needs of both astrophysics and planetary science, geophysics, ocean worlds studies, atmospheric studies, magnetospheric studies, and more, with the goal of informed scientific debate, education, and progress toward consensus classification schemes.

https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/planetcharacterization2024/organizers/

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APOPHIS T-5 YEARS WORKSHOP: TRAVEL SUPPORT DEADLINE DECEMBER 15

The Apophis T-5 Years: Knowledge Opportunity for the Science of Planetary Defense workshop is scheduled for April 22–24, 2024, and will be held at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

This workshop will focus on international collaboration opportunities, as recommended by the Small Bodies Assessment Group (SBAG), for both Earth-based observations and potential in situ investigations, optimally supporting the science return from the OSIRIS-APEX spacecraft making a post-Earth-encounter rendezvous with Apophis.

Limited travel support is being offered for this workshop for U.S. attendees.  Proposals from students and early-career scientists will receive the highest consideration. The deadline for proposals is December 15. Visit the workshop website for more information.

https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/apophis2024/

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30TH MEETING OF THE SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG)

SBAG 30 – Jan. 30 – Feb. 1, 2024

The 30th Meeting of the Small Bodies Assessment Group (SBAG) will take place Tuesday through Thursday, January 30 – February 1, 2024. The meeting is hybrid with the in-person portion being held in Tucson, AZ at University of Arizona facilities. Registration information, early career opportunities, hotel block, and other logistical information will be posted when the details become available at

https://www.lpi.usra.edu/sbag/meetings/

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NASA SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP EARLY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 

The upcoming NASA Small Bodies Assessment Group (SBAG) meeting #30 will be held Jan. 30 – Feb. 1 2024 in Tucson, AZ. There will be multiple opportunities at this meeting specifically for the early career small body community including invited early career speakers and lightning talks. Travel stipends will also be offered . 

Applications for invited talks, lightning talks, and travel stipends are due via email by COB (5 pm Eastern Time) December 8, 2023. Please email applications to SBAG Early Career Secretaries Darryl Seligman ([email protected]) and Stephanie Jarmak ([email protected]), and the SBAG Chair Lori Feaga ([email protected]).  

Please refer to the meeting webpage here for further details regarding the application requirements: https://www.lpi.usra.edu/sbag/meetings/

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NASA SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG) STEERING COMMITTEE INTERNATIONAL MEMBER SOLICITATION

SBAG acts as a primary bridge between the small bodies scientific community and NASA. Recent SBAG findings indicate the benefits of international perspectives and partnerships to the future landscape of small bodies science. Therefore, the SBAG Steering Committee (SC) is adding an international member and applications are open now. The SC organizes SBAG meetings, writes official SBAG findings, and takes a leadership role in activities where community input is needed. International members of the small bodies community from any career stage are welcome to apply. The term of service is three years, starting June 2024.

The application requires: 1) a two-page CV, including a description of participation in SBAG or other small bodies organizations, and 2) a short (300 words maximum) statement of interest. Criteria for selection are participation in small bodies community organizations/commissions/committees/etc., demonstrated leadership experience, and relevant research or mission experience. In support of diversity, applicants may specify any relevant information.

Send application packages to Lori Feaga ([email protected]) by December 20, 2023, 8:00 PM ET. The new SC member will be announced at SBAG #30 (Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2024).

Website: https://www.lpi.usra.edu/sbag/

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CALL FOR NEW ASSOCIATE EDITOR FOR ICARUS

ICARUS is looking to hire a new associate editor.  Along with the Editor-in-Chief and the other remembers of the Editorial Board of the Journal and Elsevier, the associate editor is to manage the peer review process for manuscripts submitted to the journal using the online journal system.  Duties of the associate editor include: responsibility for scientific content, evaluation and selection of articles for publication, ensuring an appropriate and sufficient level of submissions of Articles for publication to meet the publication goals, and to conduct activities in accordance with generally accepted industry standards for integrity and objectivity.  Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field covered by the journal, must demonstrate broad expertise in cosmochemistry, be knowledgeable in research publishing, and work effectively in a team.  Interested candidates are asked to provide a complete CV, including publication record, as well as a one-page summary of their relevant experience and area of expertise by Dec 15, 2023 and to include three references.  Applications and relevant supporting documents must be sent to Christina Gifford, Publisher, [email protected].  See website for more details.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/icarus/about/announcements

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CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: DIRECT IMAGING & CHARACTERIZATION OF EXOPLANETS IN THE ELT ERA

April 11-13, 2024 – Tucson, Arizona

The emerging generation of Extremely Large Telescopes (ELTs) will transform the study of exoplanets. While the high angular resolution of ELTs allows imaging of planets at small separations, deep, precise spectroscopy will allow characterization of fundamental planet properties.  The Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) provides an edge-to-edge separation of 23 m, and when used as an interferometer (LBTI), it already functions as an ELT.  In this conference, we will discuss new ELT-era exoplanet science with LBT, as well as more general exoplanet science for the upcoming ELT landscape.

Full details available at the conference website, https://www.lbto.org/exo24/

Sponsored by the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory

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ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FOR THE UPCOMING “PATHWAYS TO CHARACTERIZING NON-TRANSITING PLANETS” CONFERENCE (APRIL 15-19, 2024) IS CURRENTLY OPEN

Abstract submission for the upcoming “Pathways to Characterizing Non-Transiting Planets” conference is currently open (https://forms.gle/QaKUyfJVP4pQroVo6) and the due date for abstracts is January 19th, 2024. The following are the conference focus topics:

  • Observations of Nearby Non-Transiting Planets: Phase Curves, Radial Velocity, Astrometry, Direct Imaging
  • Demographics of Non-Transiting Planet Population: Microlensing, Radial Velocity, Astrometry
  • Characterization: Planetary Parameters, Atmospheres, and System Architectures Using Space-based
    and Ground-based Approaches
  • Theory and Modeling of Non-Transiting Planets
  • Science Priorities, Technology Gaps, Instruments and Missions

The conference will be held from April 15 – 19, 2024 at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. It will be hosted jointly by NASA Goddard’s Sellers Exoplanet Environments Collaboration (SEEC) and University of Maryland College Park Department of Astronomy. The conference website is below:

https://seec.gsfc.nasa.gov/News_and_Events/SEEC_Symposium_2024.html

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OPENINGS ON THE OPAG STEERING COMMITTEE

The Outer Planets Assessment Group (OPAG) Steering Committee (SC) announces several upcoming openings on the OPAG Steering Committee. We invite the community to review the current Steering Committee membership and the membership guidelines at this link: https://www.lpi.usra.edu/opag/committee/ 

We welcome applications from candidates who are interested in supporting OPAG’s strategic mission), and who have a desire to support the community, as well as those who fill any topic area gaps. Through the search process, we will strive to ensure representation across multiple axes to foster an interdisciplinary, diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible community.  All interested candidates, at any career stage, are encouraged to apply. People who submitted applications during the last selection cycle are encouraged to re-submit. Applications include a one-page letter addressing the applicant’s interest in the OPAG SC and how the applicant feels they will contribute based on their expertise and experience, and a two-page NASA proposal-style CV. In your letter, please discuss your leadership, project and organizational experiences, and your past or current involvement in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and Accessibility (EDIA) activities. Applicants may voluntarily self-identify by providing demographic information in their letter. 


We intend to accept applications November 30, 2023 through January 30 2024; selected new members should plan to start their service in time for the OPAG Spring 2024 meeting (the exact timing of which is to be confirmed). 

Please send your nominations, with the letter of interest and CV together in a single PDF file, to: [email protected].  For the file name, please use the format Lastname-FirstName-OPAG_CV and Lastname-FirstName-OPAG_Letter.


Inquiries about the OPAG Steering Committee membership should be directed to the OPAG committee [email protected] or Amanda Hendrix [email protected]

https://www.lpi.usra.edu/opag/reports/goals-08-28-19.pdf https://www.lpi.usra.edu/opag/reports/OPAG-Whitepaper-2020-08-12_%20UPDATED.pdf

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LPI ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE MCKAY POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

The Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) Division at NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) and the Universities Space Research Association’s Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI), both in Houston, Texas, are pleased to announce a new term posting for the prestigious Gordon A. McKay Postdoctoral Fellowship, honoring the accomplishments of Dr. Gordon A. McKay. Dr. McKay was a world-recognized authority on planetary igneous petrology and geochemistry, and was the leader of the ARES Research Office at JSC for over 20 years.

Applicants for this position should have (or should be receiving within three months) a Ph.D. in planetary science, geoscience, and/or a related space sciences field and a strong publication record. Research experience in planetary science as part of or beyond completion of the Ph.D. is strongly preferred. Applications are due January 31, 2024. For more information, visit https://www.lpi.usra.edu/science/positions-available/#mckay.

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IGARSS SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT CCS.43 GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS ACROSS THE SOLAR SYSTEM

The 2024 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) is planned to be held in Athens, Greece, 7–12 July 2024.  We’d like to direct your attention towards the session CCS.43: «Geology and Geophysics across the Solar System».

Session Description: Planetary geology studies and the understanding of outer space exotic worlds is largely based on analyses of various remote sensing data acquired by space missions. Space borne remote sensing is fundamental in understanding the formation and evolution of planetary surfaces and of their shallow subsurfaces. The surfaces of the terrestrial planets and their satellites have been largely shaped through volcanic and tectonic processes. Extreme conditions on outer solar system bodies, such as the Jovian, Saturnian, and ice giant satellites, result in different types of volcanism and tectonism. Fracturing and faulting processes mainly affect minor bodies such as asteroids and small moons, where volcanism and tectonism have not played an important role. We invite contributions that cover a wide range of topics including geomorphology and composition of volcanic deposits, edifices, and plumes, volcano-induced deformation and edifice growth and collapse to tectonic structures, faulting and fracturing processes, crustal stress and strain analysis, cryovolcanism, and any study related to planetary endogenic processes. Furthermore, studies that relay interactions between planetary interiors, surfaces, and atmospheres are welcome. Comparative studies of volcanic or tectonic systems on Earth with a strong remote sensing component are encouraged, as well as studies on terrestrial analogues that help understanding the working mechanisms of outer space bodies and vice versa.

The deadline for Manuscript Submission & Travel Support Application is 5 January 2024 AOE.

Information on how to submit a manuscript can be found here.

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EGU SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT PS2.1 EXPLORING THE MYSTERIES OF JUPITER’S ICY MOONS AND THEIR SPACE ENVIRONMENT

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2024 is planned to be held in Vienna, Austria & Online, 14–19 April 2024. We’d like to direct your attention towards the session PS2.1 « Exploring the Mysteries of Jupiter’s Icy Moons and their Space Environment».

Session Description: The arrival of the Europa Clipper and Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (Juice) spacecraft at Jupiter in the early 2030s will represent a watershed moment in the field of planetary science by providing, for the first time, simultaneous long-term observations in the Jovian system by two spacecraft. These missions are poised to provide unprecedented insights into the complex, enigmatic, and potentially habitable icy moons of the Jupiter system. This conference session aims to bring together scientists to discuss the latest advancements in our understanding of the Jupiter system and the implications for habitability, geology, and planetary science. It will feature updates and highlights from the Juice and Europa Clipper missions, including mission objectives, instrumentation, and recent developments. In addition, we will delve into the geology of Jupiter’s icy moons, with a particular focus on Europa and Ganymede; explore the characterization, chemical composition, thermal dynamics, and potential habitability of their subsurface oceans; and investigate the evidence for cryovolcanic activity, its implications for surface processes, and its role in shaping these worlds. We further extend the discussion to the complex interaction of the moons with Jupiter’s magnetic environment and the effects of radiation on their surfaces. The Europa Clipper and Juice missions offer a unique opportunity to unlock the secrets of the Jupiter system and its icy moons through individual and joint science investigations. We invite contributions on these topics from scientists at all career stages and backgrounds with the aim to foster collaboration, share knowledge, and inspire further research in this exciting and rapidly evolving field of planetary science.

The deadline for abstract submission is 10 January 2024, 13:00 CET and the deadline for support application 01 December 2023, 13:00 CET.

Information on how to submit an abstract can be found here.

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CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: DIRECT IMAGING & CHARACTERIZATION OF EXOPLANETS IN THE ELT ERA

April 11-13, 2024 – Tucson, Arizona

The emerging generation of Extremely Large Telescopes (ELTs) will transform the study of exoplanets. While the high angular resolution of ELTs allows imaging of planets at small separations, deep, precise spectroscopy will allow characterization of fundamental planet properties.  The Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) provides an edge-to-edge separation of 23 m, and when used as an interferometer (LBTI), it already functions as an ELT.  In this conference, we will discuss new ELT-era exoplanet science with LBT, as well as more general exoplanet science for the upcoming ELT landscape.

Full details available at the conference website, https://www.lbto.org/exo24/

Sponsored by the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory

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2023 PLANETARY SCIENCE MENTAL HEALTH SURVEY

We would like to invite those associated with the planetary science field to participate in our mental health survey of the planetary science community. Mental health is an important issue to the general population and even in the science community. With this awareness, we are surveying our planetary science community to have a better understanding of how it is doing in terms of stress, depression, and anxiety as well as the factors contributing to people’s symptoms.

If you decide to participate, please follow the link below. The survey takes about 10-15 minutes and the information generated will be anonymous. We appreciate you giving us your valuable time to be involved in this important matter. If possible, we ask that you send this survey to people within your institution, department, and colleagues who are also a part of the planetary science community so that we can ensure that everyone is included and heard.

https://forms.gle/sHDmdEPE51uNCsTZ6

If you have any other questions or concerns, you can contact: Dr. David Trang at [email protected].

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KARMAN+ ANNOUNCES CALL FOR PROPOSALS: HIGH FRONTIER PAYLOADS

Karman+, an asteroid mining startup based in Colorado, announces a call for proposals for spacecraft instrumentation for High Frontier, a fully-funded excavation mission to a near-Earth asteroid. We are focused on carbonaceous asteroids, both for their water content as well as for their physical composition. Our primary mission goal is to explore and test our excavation equipment and validate the feasibility of asteroid mining at scale.

We are considering the inclusion of 2 payload slots for instruments for on-board regolith analysis from the broader space community. To review proposals for these instruments, we ask for a free-form, 3 page abstract that describes your team, your concept and the idea you would like to test as well as how you want to test it. We want to understand the scientific background of your proposal and its expected goals/scientific returns, including both the data obtained and potential publications it will lead to.

For details, please see the announcement at 

https://www.karmanplus.com/high-frontier-payloads/

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ICE GIANT SYSTEMS SEMINAR SERIES

The Ice Giant Systems Seminar Series showcases recent developments in scientific topics covering all aspects of the ice giant systems, including atmospheres, satellites, rings, magnetic fields, interior structures, and science related to formation and evolution.

Each seminar will host a guest speaker, followed by a lively discussion and community updates & news.

Events are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 11:00 AM ET.

We have a new website! To access the virtual seminar, view the seminar schedule, and “Stay Informed”, visit the series website here: http://icegiantsseminar.jhuapl.edu

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL SMALL-BODIES MEETING: AUGUST 6 & 8, 2024, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

Focus Meeting 3: Follow-up Observations of Small Bodies in the Solar System in the Era of Large Discovery Surveys (as part of the IAU General Assembly, which runs 6-15 August 2024)

Website:  https://sbss2024.saao.ac.za/

Motivation: A significant increase in the rate of discoveries of small bodies in the Solar System is expected, given ongoing and anticipated data-intensive surveys. This 2-day Focus Meeting will address multiple aspects of the international response to small-body detections from surveys and their follow-up characterizations.

Important dates:

31 Oct. 2023 – Early registration opens

30 Nov. 2023 –  Abstract submissions open

01 March 2024 – Deadline for abstracts and early registration

31 May 2024 – Deadline for normal registration

Contacts: SOC Chairs Amanda Sickafoose ([email protected]); Nic Erasmus ([email protected])

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DPS EDUCATION SUBCOMMITTEE SEEKS NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS

The Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) is committed to enriching educational experiences for students, teachers, and the general public in the multiple disciplines of planetary science and supporting disciplines of math and technology. The DPS Education Subcommittee supports that mission through a variety of activities including public outreach programming at annual meetings, small grant programs, and early career workshops. Read more about the subcommittee here – https://dps.aas.org/leadership/education.

If you’re interested to join this subcommittee, e-mail the current chair, Prof. Brian Jackson ([email protected]).

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CURRENT TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THE PLANETARY SCIENCE JOURNAL AND ICARUS 

The current issues for both DPS-affiliated journals are here:

The Planetary Science Journal:

https://iopscience.iop.org/issue/2632-3338/4/12

Icarus:

https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/icarus/vol/406/suppl/C

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JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

Job seekers and employers are encouraged to browse DPS’s job listings and advertise open positions **for free**.

Recent openings and opportunities are listed below and more are at the link above.

  1.  Postdoctoral Fellow in Geodynamics and Geoselenic Research

The Stephen Cheeseman Geoselenic Research Project was established in 2020 to address fundamental questions about the interactions within the Earth-Moon system https://www.queensu.ca/geoselenicresearchproject/. The project will focus on the integration of multi-disciplinary research as it pertains to improving our understanding of the relevance of the Moon for Earth processes including plate tectonics, core and mantle convection/geochemistry, magnetohydrodynamics, the geodynamo and the evolution of life on Earth. The project is collaborative in nature and will give the postdoctoral fellow (PDF) opportunities to continue existing and establish new collaborations with international research groups in geodynamics and planetary sciences. The PDF is expected to conduct original research within the scope of this project and serve as an integrator of geoselenic research. Preference will be given to applicants that demonstrate a willingness to conduct integrative research to solve fundamental science questions. The research background can be theoretical, numerical or applied, but must address global scale processes

https://dps.aas.org/content/post-doctoral-fellow-geodynamics-and-geoselenic-research
https://www.earthworks-jobs.com/geoscience/queen23111
  1. Assistant Professor of Physics Experimental Research

The Utah State University Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in experimental physics. Preference will be given to candidates who will strengthen existing experimental efforts in the department. Current experimental activities include atmospheric and space physics, physics of materials in extreme environments, and nanoscale structures in electronics and photonics. A competitive package is available to support the establishment of an active research laboratory. Expectations of the position include teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentoring student research, establishing and maintaining a funded research program, and regularly publishing scientific results. Serious consideration will be given to applicants who show promise of excellence in these areas and who clearly describe how their research will strengthen current departmental activities. The minimum qualification is a PhD in physics or a closely related field.  Review of applications will begin on Jan 8, 2024

https://dps.aas.org/node/2630

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DPS 23-35, December 04, 2023

  1. TAKE THE DPS-EPSC SURVEY BY DECEMBER 15
  2. INVITATION TO JOIN THE 2024 BOISE DPS MEETING SCIENTIFIC AND VIRTUAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEES (SOC AND VOC)
  3. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR PLANET CHARACTERIZATION WORKSHOP IS DECEMBER 8TH
  4. APOPHIS T-5 YEARS WORKSHOP: TRAVEL SUPPORT DEADLINE DECEMBER 15
  5. 30TH MEETING OF THE SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG)
  6. NASA SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP EARLY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 
  7. NASA SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG) STEERING COMMITTEE INTERNATIONAL MEMBER SOLICITATION
  8. CALL FOR NEW ASSOCIATE EDITOR FOR ICARUS
  9. CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: DIRECT IMAGING & CHARACTERIZATION OF EXOPLANETS IN THE ELT ERA
  10. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FOR THE UPCOMING “PATHWAYS TO CHARACTERIZING NON-TRANSITING PLANETS” CONFERENCE (APRIL 15-19, 2024) IS CURRENTLY OPEN
  11. OPENINGS ON THE OPAG STEERING COMMITTEE
  12. LPI ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE MCKAY POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
  13. IGARSS SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT CCS.43 GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS ACROSS THE SOLAR SYSTEM
  14. EGU SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT PS2.1 EXPLORING THE MYSTERIES OF JUPITER’S ICY MOONS AND THEIR SPACE ENVIRONMENT
  15. CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: DIRECT IMAGING & CHARACTERIZATION OF EXOPLANETS IN THE ELT ERA
  16. 2023 PLANETARY SCIENCE MENTAL HEALTH SURVEY
  17. KARMAN+ ANNOUNCES CALL FOR PROPOSALS: HIGH FRONTIER PAYLOADS
  18. ICE GIANT SYSTEMS SEMINAR SERIES
  19. ANNOUNCEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL SMALL-BODIES MEETING: AUGUST 6 & 8, 2024, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
  20. DPS EDUCATION SUBCOMMITTEE SEEKS NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS
  21. CURRENT TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR ICARUS AND THE PLANETARY SCIENCE JOURNAL 
  22. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-34, November 19, 2023

  1. CALL FOR NEW ASSOCIATE EDITOR FOR ICARUS
  2. 30TH MEETING OF THE SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG)
  3. NASA SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP EARLY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 
  4. NASA SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG) STEERING COMMITTEE INTERNATIONAL MEMBER SOLICITATION
  5. ICE GIANT SYSTEMS SEMINAR SERIES
  6. ANNOUNCEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL SMALL-BODIES MEETING: AUGUST 6 & 8, 2024, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
  7. DPS EDUCATION SUBCOMMITTEE SEEKS NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS
  8. PIERAZZO INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
  9. GOING TO AGU? REGISTER TO ATTEND THE PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP SCIWS10 – WIDE OPEN: COCREATING INCLUSIVE SPACES IN PLANETARY SCIENCE
  10. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FOR PLANET CHARACTERIZATION WORKSHOP OPENS OCT 31ST
  11. PLEASE RESPOND TO THE DPS-EPSC POST-MEETING SURVEY
  12. CURRENT TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR ICARUS AND THE PLANETARY SCIENCE JOURNAL 
  13. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-33, Oct 29, 2023

  1. AGU  PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP SCIWS10 – WIDE OPEN: COCREATING INCLUSIVE SPACES IN PLANETARY SCIENCE
  2. EARLY-CAREER SURVEY FOR ATTENDEES WHO PARTICIPATED IN DPS-EPSC 2023 – PLEASE RESPOND BY NOV 6TH
  3. TRICK-OR-TREAT AND TELESCOPES
  4. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FOR PLANET CHARACTERIZATION WORKSHOP OPENS OCT 31ST
  5. ICE GIANT SYSTEMS SEMINAR SERIES
  6. CURRENT TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR ICARUS AND THE PLANETARY SCIENCE JOURNAL 
  7. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES
  8. IN MEMORIAM: RICHARD M. GOODY

DPS 23-32, Oct 15, 2023

  1. TREASURER TONY ROMAN AND SECRETARY MARIA WOMACK STEPPING DOWN
  2. OCTOBER  2023 TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THE PLANETARY SCIENCE JOURNAL AND ICARUS 
  3. TRICK-OR_TREAT AND TELESCOPES
  4. THANK YOU NOTE FROM THE NEW HORIZONS TEAM
  5. NEW HORIZONS OPEN SCIENCE TEAM MEETING #54 26-27 OCT (HYBRID)
  6. DPS–EPSC MEETING SUMMARIES AVAILABLE ON AAS NOVA
  7. ICE GIANT SYSTEMS SEMINAR SERIES
  8. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-31, Oct 1, 2023

  1. DPS-EPSC MEETING STARTING TODAY: PLAN YOUR ITINERARY
  2. IN MEMORIAM: TED BOWELL (1943-2023)
  3. SAVE THE DATE FOR THE NEXT URANUS FLAGSHIP WORKSHOP
  4. INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT: APOPHIS T-5 YEARS
  5. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-30, Sept 24, 2023

  1. DPS-EPSC 2023 VIRTUAL & HYBRID PARTICIPATION OPPORTUNITIES
  2. DPS-EPSC 2023 TALK AND POSTER UPLOADS
  3. DPS-EPSC 2023 WEBSITE TOOLS AND RESOURCES
  4. DPS EDIA PLENARY LECTURE ON OCTOBER 4, 11:15 CT
  5. DPS-NSBP SPEAKER AWARDEE’S PRESENTATION ON YOUTUBE AND OCTOBER 4 AT DPS
  6. PHOTOS FROM DPS 2022 AND 2018 MEETINGS
  7. EXOPLANET EXPLORATION PROGRAM ANALYSIS GROUP MEETING AT DPS SAN ANTONIO
  8. WORKSHOP ON EDIA FOR LEADERS IN PLANETARY SCIENCE  #EDIALPS
  9. DONATIONS SOLICITED FOR THE DPS URM FUND TO BE MATCHED UP TO $10,000!
  10. SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG) TOWNHALL AT DPS/EPSC
  11. IN MEMORIAM: MICHAEL DAVID HICKS (1964 – 2023)
  12. REQUEST FOR REVIEWER FOR DPS EARLY CAREER PRESENTERS HELP DESK/PRESENTATION REVIEW (VIRTUAL)
  13. THE DPS COMMITTEE INVITES DPS MEMBERS TO APPLY FOR THIS CYCLE OF DPS EDUCATION AND OUTREACH GRANTS
  14. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 IS INTERNATIONAL OBSERVE THE MOON NIGHT
  15. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-29, Sept 17, 2023

  1. DPS-EPSC 2023 HILL/WINE COUNTRY EXCURSION NOW FREE
  2. DPS-EPSC MEETING – VIRTUAL AND HYBRID PARTICIPATION OPPORTUNITIES
  3. REMINDER: POSTER PRINTING AND SHIPPING SERVICE FOR 2023 DPS-EPSC MEETING
  4. NASA CROSS-AG IDEA WORKING GROUP
  5. EUROPA CLIPPER ASTRONOMY TEAM KICKOFF
  6. PLANETARY EXPLORATION NEWSLETTER INVITATION
  7. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-28, Sept 10, 2023

  1. DPS-EPSC 2023 HOUSING RESERVATION DEADLINE EXTENSION
  2. DPS-EPSC 2023 CALL FOR OPEN MIC NIGHT PERFORMERS
  3. EGU GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2024 CALL: PROPOSE-YOUR-SESSION FOR THE PLANETARY AND SPACE SCIENCES (PS) DIVISION
  4. ICE GIANT SYSTEMS SEMINAR SERIES: SEPTEMBER 12, DR. JULIE CASTILLO-ROGEZ  (CALTECH/NASA JPL)
  5. 2024A NASA IRTF CALL FOR PROPOSALS
  6. INTEREST IN CALIBRATING PLASMA MEASUREMENTS SPECIAL ISSUE JOURNAL
  7. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-27, Sept 4, 2023

  1. POSTER PRINTING AND SHIPPING SERVICE FOR 2023 DPS-EPSC MEETING

DPS 23-26, Sept 3, 2023

  1. DPS-EPSC 2023 HOUSING: RESERVATION DEADLINE, EXPANDED GOVERNMENT RATE BLOCK, ADDITIONAL REDUCED-RATE STUDENT HOUSING BLOCK, AND RIDE-SHARE PLANS
  2. EARLY CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFERINGS AT DPS-EPSC MEETING
  3. DPS-EPSC 2023 ORAL TALK UPLOAD DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 29TH
  4. MS/PHD POSITIONS FOR FALL 2024
  5. FINAL ARECIBO OBSERVATORY NEWSLETTER
  6. AUGUST 2023 TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR ICARUS AND THE PLANETARY SCIENCE JOURNAL
  7. NASA PDS: APERIODIC DATA RELEASES IN 2023.08
  8. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-25, Aug 27, 2023

  1. MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR: 2023 ELECTION RESULTS
  2. MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR: DPS TO CONTINUE HYBRID MEETINGS
  3. DPS-EPSC 2023 ORAL TALK UPLOAD DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 29TH
  4. BOOK YOUR LODGING AT THE CONFERENCE HOTEL BY SEPTEMBER 8
  5. DPS HISTORY AT JANUARY 2024 AAS MEETING
  6. AAS JOURNALS PEER REVIEW WORKSHOP ON OCTOBER 1, 2023
  7. LONG-TERM VARIABILITY MONITORING STRATEGIES FOR HST AND JWST (RFI)
  8. SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR THE DPS 2023–VIRTUAL CLASSROOM SPEAKERS
  9. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-24, Aug 16, 2023

  1. DPS-EPSC 2023: EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE AUGUST 17
  2. CALLING FOR DPS MEETING PUBLIC OUTREACH EVENT VOLUNTEERS
  3. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-23, Aug 13, 2023

  1. DPS-EPSC 2023 MEETING SCHEDULE IS NOW AVAILABLE
  2. DPS-EPSC 2023 UPDATE: EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE AUGUST 17
  3. UPCOMING DPS-EPSC DEADLINES
  4. LAST CHANCE TO VOTE IN DPS ELECTION (CLOSES TUES AUG 15)
  5. 2023 HYBRID WOMEN IN PLANETARY SCIENCE DISCUSSION HOUR AT THE DPS-EPSC MEETING
  6. DPS-NSBP SPEAKER TO PRESENT AT GEORGIA TECH (AND ONLINE) ON SEP 1
  7. DONATIONS SOLICITED FOR THE DPS URM FUND
  8. JOB, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-22, Aug 11, 2023

  1. AAS DPS ANNOUNCES 2023 PRIZE WINNERS
  2. UPCOMING DPSC-EPSC DEADLINES
  3. AAS JOURNALS PEER REVIEW WORKSHOP ON OCTOBER 1, 2023
  4. ELECTION IS OPEN UNTIL AUG 15
  5. THE CROSS AG IDEA WORKING GROUP SEEKING NEW CO-CHAIR
  6. WORKSHOP: HABITABILITY: THE ASTROPHYSICAL, ATMOSPHERIC, AND GEOPHYSICAL IMPLICATIONS
  7. WORKSHOP ON EDIA FOR LEADERS IN PLANETARY SCIENCE #EDIALPS
  8. THE NEW HORIZONS URANUS/NEPTUNE OBSERVATION CAMPAIGN, AND A REQUEST FOR GROUNDBASED AMATEUR OBSERVING SUPPORT
  9. JOB, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-21, July 31, 2023

  1. CELEBRATING THE IMPACT OF THE PLANETARY SCIENCE JOURNAL!
  2. HARTMANN STUDENT TRAVEL GRANT DEADLINE FOR DPS-EPSC 2023 IS AUG 7
  3. DPS-EPSC 2023 OUTSTANDING POSTER CONTEST
  4. WORKSHOPS AT DPS-EPSC 2023
  5. ELECTION IS OPEN UNTIL AUG 15
  6. AGU Session DI016 TRACING CHEMICAL AND ISOTOPIC SIGNATURES DURING ROCKY BODY EVOLUTION, ETC.
  7. AGU SESSION P004: ATMOSPHERES, CLIMATE, AND POTENTIAL HABITABILITY OF ROCKY EXOPLANETS
  8. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-20, July 23, 2023

  1. JUNE 2023 TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THE PLANETARY SCIENCE JOURNAL AND ICARUS
  2. MENTORING AT DPS-EPSC 2023
  3. DEPENDENT CARE GRANTS FOR 2023 DPS MEETING
  4. UPCOMING DPS-EPSC DEADLINES
  5. ELECTION OPEN UNTIL AUG 15
  6. TRAVEL GRANTS FOR THOSE FROM URM COMMUNITIES FOR DPS AND NSBP
  7. HST/JWST LONG-TERM MONITORING WORKING GROUP SOLICITING INPUT
  8. 2024A NASA KECK CALL FOR PROPOSALS
  9. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-19, July 9, 2023

  1.  ELECTION NOW OPEN!
  2.  DPS-EPSC ABSTRACTS DUE JULY 12
  3. UPCOMING DPS-EPSC DEADLINES
  4. TRAVEL GRANTS
  5. WORKSHOP ON THE GALILEAN SATELLITES AND THEIR RADIATION ENVIRONMENT
  6. AGU SESSION P040. THE ICE GIANTS: EXPLORING THE PLANETARY SYSTEMS OF URANUS AND NEPTUNE
  7. LIBRARIES AROUND THE NATION LOOKING FOR ECLIPSE PROGRAMS AND HELP
  8. ICE GIANT SYSTEMS SEMINAR SERIES: JULY 11TH, DR. HENRIK MELIN

DPS 23-18, July, 2, 2023

  1. DPS-EPSC ABSTRACT SUBMISSION EXTENSION TO JULY 12
  2. UPCOMING DPS-EPSC DEADLINES
  3. TRAVEL GRANTS
  4. SPECIAL ISSUE OF ADVANCES IN SPACE RESEARCH: LUNAR ENVIRONMENT EFFECTS RESULTING FROM HUMAN EXPLORATION AND OCCUPATION OF THE MOON

DPS 23-17, June 19, 2023

  1.  MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR: REGISTRATION RATES FOR DPS-EPSC 2023
  2. DPS-EPSC ABSTRACTS DUE JUL 6
  3. WORKSHOP AND SPLINTER MEETING PROPOSALS
  4. DPS TRAVEL GRANT AVAILABLE FOR THOSE FROM UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITY COMMUNITIES FOR DPS AND NSBP
  5. SMALL SOLAR SYSTEM BODIES: SAMPLE RETURNS, JWST, GROUND-BASED ASTRONOMY AND MORE
  6. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-16, June 11, 2023

  1. REMINDER: DPS-EPSC ABSTRACTS DUE JUL 6
  2. PLANETARY SCIENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE  MEETING, JUNE 21 TO 23
  3. ICE GIANT SYSTEMS SEMINAR SERIES: JUNE 13TH, DR. MATT CLEMENT (JHU/APL)
  4. NASA SPACE WEATHER AND SCIENCE AGILE PLATFORMS REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
  5. ENDURANCE SCIENCE WORKSHOP 2023
  6. NASA TOWN HALL FOR PLANETARY SCIENCE RESEARCH PROGRAMS USING DUAL-ANONYMOUS PEER REVIEW
  7. CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: TEXAS AREA PLANETARY SCIENCE MEETING (TAPS) – AUGUST 17-18, 2023, SAN ANTONIO
  8. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-15, May 28, 2023

  1. NOTE FROM THE CHAIR: STATEMENT OF CARE FOR DPS-EPSC 2023
  2. INFORMATION ABOUT DPS-EPSC ABSTRACTS
  3. NASA SMD BRIDGE PROGRAM SEEKS REVIEWERS
  4. UPCOMING NASA ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS: NAC SCIENCE AND PAC
  5. HYBRID SCIENCE LECTURE: EXPLORING THE LUNAR SOUTH POLE, JUNE 8
  6. ISSOL/IAU ORIGINS OF LIFE MEETING IN QUITO
  7. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-14, May 21, 2023

  1. DPS-EPSC 2023 HYBRID MEETING: EXHIBITOR PROSPECTUS
  2. NASA WEBINAR FOR TWO FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
  3. TRAVEL GRANTS AND REGISTRATION OPEN FOR 2023 HYBRID PLANETINSITU WORKSHOP, WITHIN THE ICAR CONFERENCE
  4. SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG) STEERING COMMITTEE (SC) POSITION
  5. ICARUS IS SEEKING AN ASSOCIATE EDITOR

DPS 23-13, May 7, 2023

  1. DPS 2023 ELECTION: CANDIDATE SLATE
  2. REMINDER: DPS-EPSC 2023 MEETING POLL
  3. ICE GIANT SYSTEMS SEMINAR SERIES: MAY 9TH, DR. S.-H. DAN SHIM (ASU)
  4. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-12, May 3, 2023

  1. DPS-EPSC 2023 MEETING INDICATION OF INTEREST
  2. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-11, April 29, 2023

  1. URANUS FLAGSHIP WORKSHOP EARLY CAREER TRAVEL GRANTS AND ABSTRACT EXTENSION

DPS 23-10, April 27, 2023

  1. ALMA CYCLE 10 CALL FOR PROPOSALS IS NOW OPEN
  2. URANUS FLAGSHIP 2023: INVESTIGATIONS AND INSTRUMENTS FOR CROSS-DISCIPLINE SCIENCE
  3. SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG) STEERING COMMITTEE POSITIONS
  4. SBAG 29 – 1ST ANNOUNCEMENT – JULY 11-13, 2023
  5. SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ARCHITECTURE REVIEW TEAM FOR HABITABLE WORLDS OBSERVATORY
  6. THE XIII PAOLO FARINELLA PRIZE IS OPEN FOR NOMINATIONS
  7. REGISTRATION OPEN FOR 2023 HYBRID PLANETINSITU WORKSHOP, WITHIN THE BRINES CONFERENCE
  8. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-09, April 9, 2023

  1. DPS-EPSC 2023 HYBRID MEETING: INDICATION OF INTEREST
  2. CALL FOR DPS PRIZE NOMINATIONS (DUE APR 15)
  3. WORKSHOP ON EDIA FOR LEADERS IN PLANETARY SCIENCE
  4. ICARUS IS SEEKING AN ASSOCIATE EDITOR
  5. THE PLANET CHARACTERIZATION IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM AND THE GALAXY WORKSHOP
  6. SAVE THE DATE: FIRST TEXAS AREA PLANETARY SCIENCE MEETING (TAPS) – AUGUST 17-18, SAN ANTONIO
  7. CULTURALLY INCLUSIVE PLANETARY ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOPS
  8. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-08, April 3, 2023

  1. DR. NAOMI ROWE-GURNEY IS THE 2023 DPS-NSBP SPEAKER AWARDEE

DPS 23-07, March 27, 2023

  1. CALL FOR DPS PRIZE NOMINATIONS (DUE APR 15)
  2. HYBRID SCIENCE LECTURE WITH UPDATES FROM JWST, APRIL 6
  3. WOMEN AND GIRLS IN ASTRONOMY PROJECT MINI-GRANTS OPPORTUNITY
  4. SBAG STEERING COMMITTEE POSITIONS OPEN
  5. NEOWISE 2023 DATA RELEASE
  6. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-06, March 14, 2023

  1. DPS-EPSC 2023 HYBRID MEETING: OCT 1-6
  2. 2023B NASA IRTF CALL FOR PROPOSALS
  3. AGU HONORS NOMINATIONS DUE APRIL 12
  4. PLANETARY SCIENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE SEEKING NOMINATIONS
  5. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-05, February 26, 2023

  1. CALL FOR DPS PRIZE NOMINATIONS
  2. DPS COMMITTEE SEEKS SECRETARY FOR 2023-26 TERM
  3. PLANETARY SCIENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING
  4. WORKSHOP: 4TH DUST, ATMOSPHERE AND PLASMA ENVIRONMENT OF THE MOON AND SMALL BODIES
  5. CALL FOR PAPERS: THE PLANETARY SCIENCE JOURNAL FOCUS ISSUE ON CENTAURS
  6. NN-EXPLORE INFORMATIONAL SESSION: MON FEB 27 2-3PM PST
  7. WORKSHOP ON EDIA FOR LEADERS IN PLANETARY SCIENCE
  8. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-04, February 12, 2023

  1. CALL FOR DPS PRIZE NOMINATIONS
  2. CALL FOR LETTERS OF INTENT TO HOST THE ASTEROIDS, COMETS, METEORS 2026 CONFERENCE
  3. INVITATION TO JOIN THE SCIENCE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE (SOC) FOR THE 2023 JOINT DPS-EPSC MEETING
  4. PS13 SURFACE PROCESSES  AT 2023 AOGS
  5. ICE GIANT SYSTEMS SEMINAR: KATHY MANDT
  6. CALL FOR COMMUNITY INPUT INTO THE DEFINITION OF THE ROMAN SPACE TELESCOPE’S CORE COMMUNITY SURVEYS
  7. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-03, February 05, 2023

  1. DPS COMMITTEE SEEKS TREASURER FOR 2023-26 TERM
  2. DPS COMMITTEE SEEKS SECRETARY FOR 2023-26 TERM
  3. INVITATION TO JOIN THE SCIENCE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE (SOC) FOR THE 2023 JOINT DPS-EPSC MEETING
  4. IN MEMORIAM: PETER GIERASCH (1940-2023)
  5. JAPAN GEOSCIENCE UNION MEETING SESSION
  6. THE INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN ASTROBIOLOGY
  7. SPANISH WEBINAR ABOUT PLANETARY SCIENCE AND CAREERS, FEB. 14
  8. APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR ORIGINS OF SOLAR SYSTEMS GORDON RESEARCH CONFERENCE AND SEMINAR
  9. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-02, January 22, 2023

  1. DPS SEEKING SELF-NOMINATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF HISTORIAN
  2. DPS MEETING EXPLORATION TEAM (DPS-MXT) REPORT COMPLETED AND POSTED
  3. SPACE SCIENCE IN CONTEXT CONFERENCE JAN 26
  4. DUST, ATMOSPHERE, AND PLASMA ENVIRONMENT OF THE MOON AND SMALL BODIES WORKSHOP
  5. 2023 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF DEEP SPACE SCIENCES, 24-30 APR
  6. PDS USER EXPERIENCE TESTERS NEEDED
  7. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 23-01, January 7, 2023

  1. INVITATION TO JOIN THE 2023 SAN ANTONIO DPS MEETING VIRTUAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE (VOC)
  2. 2023-02-04 POLYMELE OCCULTATION IN SUPPORT OF THE LUCY MISSION
  3. FIRST “BEST STUDENT-LED PAPER” IN ICARUS AWARDED TO MATHILDE KERVAZO
  4. URANUS FLAGSHIP:  INVESTIGATIONS AND INSTRUMENTS FOR CROSS-DISCIPLINE SCIENCE
  5. SBAG 28 – 3RD ANNOUNCEMENT – JANUARY 24-25, 2023
  6. NASA POSTDOCTORAL PROGRAM
  7. BIENNIAL EUROPEAN ASTROBIOLOGY CONFERENCE (BEACON), 8-12 MAY 2023
  8. ACM ASTEROID NAME NOMINATIONS
  9. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-34, December 19, 2022

  1. EGU 2023 session PS3.1
  2. AOGS 2023: GEOLOGY, GEOPHYSICS, AND HABITABILITY IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM
  3. 2023 GORDON CONFERENCE ON ORIGINS OF SOLAR SYSTEMS
  4. EGU GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2023 CALL-FOR-ABSTRACTS FOR THE PLANETARY AND SPACE SCIENCES (PS) DIVISION
  5. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-33, December 4, 2022

  1. JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE CYCLE 2 CALL FOR PROPOSALS
  2. DART BOARDER PROGRAM INDICATION OF INTEREST FOR FEBRUARY INVESTIGATION TEAM MEETING
  3. EGU23 SESSION PS6.1: ICE GIANT SYSTEM SCIENCE AND EXPLORATION
  4. NEWS FOR PLANETARY STUDENTS AND EARLY CAREER SCIENTISTS
  5. REMINDER – CENTAURS: A PROPOSED NEW AAS-IOP EBOOK
  6. NEWS FOR PLANETARY STUDENTS AND EARLY CAREER SCIENTISTS
  7. INTRODUCTION TO PLANETARY IMAGE ANALYSIS WITH ARCGIS: FEBRUARY
  8. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-32, November 21, 2022

  1. NOTE FROM THE CHAIR:  “WHY IS THE AAS MEETING SO EXPENSIVE?”
  2. SBAG RELEASES THE FULL APOPHIS SPECIFIC ACTION TEAM REPORT
  3. PLANETARY SCIENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING, DEC 5 AND 6
  4. THE CROSS AG IDEA WORKING GROUP
  5. BARRY BLUMBERG MEMORIAL WORKSHOP IN ASTROBIOLOGY
  6. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-31, October 31, 2022

  1. EUROPA CLIPPER PROJECT MAILING LIST
  2. WORKSHOP ON EDIA FOR LEADERS IN PLANETARY SCIENCE #EDIALPS
  3. ADVOCATING FOR TRITON MISSION
  4. SBAG TRAVEL STIPENDS AVAILABLE
  5. APPLY NOW FOR IAU MEMBERSHIP IN 2023
  6. IN MEMORIAM: ROBERT W. CARLSON (1941 – 2022)
  7. COSPAR MEETING: 5TH SYMPOSIUM AND 45TH SCIENTIFIC ASSEMBLY
  8. 2023 PIERAZZO INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD
  9. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-30, October 16, 2022

  1. SURVEY ABOUT FUTURE MEETINGS FOR DPS FOLKS WHO DID NOT ATTEND THE 2022 DPS HYBRID MEETING
  2. CENTAURS: A PROPOSED NEW AAS-IOP EBOOK
  3. NASA SBAG JAN 24-26
  4. TRICK-OR-TREAT AND TELESCOPES
  5. SHARING PLANETARY SCIENCE: ADAPTING YOUR TALKS
  6. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-29, October 1, 2022

  1. 54TH DPS MEETING STARTS THIS WEEK
  2. DPS/FRS SPACE POLICY TOWN HALL: DECADAL SURVEY ADVOCACY & CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY PARTNERSHIPS
  3. INAUGURAL DPS-NSBP SPEAKER PROGRAM TALK: JASMINE BAYRON WED OCT 5 AT 9:50AM
  4. NEXT SBAG JAN 24-26, 2023
  5. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-28, September 25, 2022

  1. LATE REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY SEP 28
  2. SET UP YOUR DPS MEETING ITINERARY AHEAD OF TIME
  3. COMMUNITY WORKSHOP ON FUTURE PLANETARY OBSERVATIONS WITH THE NEW HORIZONS SPACECRAFT
  4. RMS NODE USERS GROUP DURING DPS MEETING
  5. DPS EARLY CAREER REVIEW OF MATERIALS – SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY FOR NEXT WEEK SEPTEMBER 28 AND 29, REGISTRATION REQUIRED
  6. INTERNATIONAL OBSERVE THE MOON NIGHT: SATURDAY OCTOBER 1, 2022

DPS 22-27, September 18, 2022

  1. LATE REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY SEP 28
  2. DPS WOMEN IN PLANETARY SCIENCE  – OCT 4 HYBRID EVENT
  3. FIRST DPS-NSBP SPEAKER, DR. JASMINE BAYRON, AT DPS MEETING
  4. DPS STUDENT TOWN HALL 2022–HYBRID
  5. DPS STUDENT & EARLY CAREER RECEPTION 2022–FULLY VIRTUAL
  6. GOLDSCHMIDT MEETING SUBMISSION DEADLINE OCT 14
  7. EGU GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2023 CALL-FOR-SESSIONS FOR THE PLANETARY AND SPACE SCIENCES (PS) DIVISION
  8. JOB, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-26, September 11, 2022

  1. SIGN UP FOR EVENTS AT DPS 2022
  2. BUILD YOUR DPS MEETING ITINERARY
  3. WORKSHOP ON EDIA FOR LEADERS IN PLANETARY SCIENCE #EDIALPS
  4. GRAD SCHOOL POSITIONS
  5. 2023A NASA IRTF CALL FOR PROPOSALS
  6. NASA EXOGUIDES AND EXOEXPLORERS  ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
  7. JOB, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-25, September 4, 2022

  1. SIGN UP FOR OPEN MIC NIGHT AT DPS 2022
  2. UPCOMING DEADLINES FOR DPS 2022
  3. CULTURALLY INCLUSIVE PLANETARY ENGAGEMENT
  4. DPS 2022 DEPENDENT CARE GRANTS APPLICATIONS DUE SEP 8
  5. ICE GIANT SYSTEMS SEMINAR SERIES: SEPTEMBER 13, DR. AMY SIMON
  6. THE ROAD TO MISSION SCIENCE: SEMINARS FOR STUDENTS AND EARLY CAREER RESEARCHERS
  7. JOB, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-24, August 28, 2022

  1. DPS 2022 FULL PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE
  2. UPCOMING DEADLINES FOR DPS 2022
  3. HARTMANN STUDENT TRAVEL GRANT DEADLINE FOR DPS 2022 IS SEP 3
  4. DPS 2022 DEPENDENT CARE GRANTS APPLICATIONS DUE SEP 8
  5. INAUGURAL DPS-NSBP SPEAKER PROGRAM TALK AT DPS 54: JASMINE BAYRON
  6. ARECIBO OBSERVATORY SUMMER 2022 NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE
  7. BECOME AN AAS BOOK AUTHOR — SEND YOUR IDEAS!
  8. PLANETARY IMPACTS COMMUNITY WIKI PROJECT
  9. JOB, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-23, August 19, 2022

  1. AAS DPS ANNOUNCES 2022 PRIZE WINNERS
  2. CALL FOR PAPERS: THE PSJ FOCUS ISSUE ON CENTAURS
  3. CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE PSJ FOCUS ISSUE ON TOWARDS IN SITU OBSERVATIONS OF PLANETARY SURFACE-ATMOSPHERE INTERACTIONS
  4. 2023A NASA KECK CALL FOR PROPOSALS
  5. JOB, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-22, August 14, 2022

  1. MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR: 2022 DPS ELECTION RESULTS
  2. EARLY REGISTRATION ENDS THIS WEEK (AUG 18)
  3. OUTER PLANETS ASSESSMENT GROUP (OPAG) TOWN HALL
  4. SPICE MISSION CONCEPT TEAM WORKSHOP
  5. SEEKING CO-CHAIRS FOR CROSS-AG INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND ACCESSIBILITY WORKING GROUP
  6. IN MEMORIAM: ANNY-CHANTALE LEVASSEUR-REGOURD (1945-2022)
  7. JOB, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-21, August 3, 2022

  1. DPS ELECTION CLOSES AUG 12
  2. 2022 DPS URM TRAVEL GRANT CALL OPEN UNTIL AUGUST 5
  3. EARLY REGISTRATION FOR DPS 54TH MEETING ENDS AUGUST 18
  4. COMMUNITY WORKSHOP ON FUTURE PLANETARY OBSERVATIONS WITH THE NEW HORIZONS SPACECRAFT
  5. DPS 2022 WOMEN IN PLANETARY SCIENCE DISCUSSION HOUR
  6. DPS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE LISTENING BOOTH AT LONDON MEETING
  7. NASA PLANETARY SCIENCE DIVISION TOWNHALL – DECADAL SURVEY INITIAL RESPONSE
  8. THE SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP’S NEXT MEETING (SBAG #28) WILL BE JANUARY 24-26, 2023 AT IPAC ON THE CALTECH CAMPUS IN PASADENA, CA, AND ONLINE
  9. 2022 DPS URM TRAVEL GRANT APPLICATION OPEN UNTIL AUGUST 5
  10. DPS 2024 MEETING TO END THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2024
  11. JOB, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-20, July 24, 2022

  1. REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR 54TH MEETING OF DPS
  2. DPS ABSTRACTS ARE OPEN UNTIL TUES JUL 26
  3. DPS WOMEN IN PLANETARY SCIENCE DISCUSSION HOUR 2022 – OCT 4 HYBRID EVENT
  4. ELECTION OPEN UNTIL AUG 12
  5. SURVEY TO GUIDE FUTURE DPS MEETING STRUCTURES BY JULY 25
  6. 2022 DPS URM TRAVEL GRANT APPLICATION OPEN UNTIL AUGUST 5

DPS 22-19, July 17, 2022

  1. MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR: REGISTRATION FEES
  2. REMINDER: DPS ABSTRACTS ARE OPEN UNTIL JUL 26
  3. 2022 DPS URM TRAVEL GRANT APPLICATION OPEN UNTIL AUGUST 5
  4. ELECTION OPEN UNTIL AUG 12
  5. SURVEY TO GUIDE FUTURE DPS MEETING STRUCTURES BY JULY 25
  6. AGU SESSION P009: EXTRAORDINARY ENCELADUS
  7. NASA WORKSHOP: SMD BRIDGE PROGRAM
  8. JOBS, POSITIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-18, July 8, 2022

  1. ELECTION NOW OPEN!
  2. REMINDER: DPS ABSTRACTS ARE OPEN UNTIL JUL 26
  3. 2022 DPS URM TRAVEL GRANT APPLICATION OPEN UNTIL AUGUST 5
  4. LPI INTERN STORIES 2022
  5. ATMOSPHERES, CLIMATE, AND POTENTIAL HABITABILITY OF ROCKY EXOPLANETS
  6. REMINDER: DPS PROPOSALS DUE FOR WORKSHOP (JUL 8 TODAY) AND SPLINTER MEETINGS (JUL 14)
  7. SURVEY TO GUIDE FUTURE DPS MEETING STRUCTURES (IN-PERSON, VIRTUAL, HYBRID)
  8. SHARING PLANETARY SCIENCE: USING HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES
  9. THE ROAD TO MISSION SCIENCE: SEMINARS FOR STUDENTS AND EARLY CAREER RESEARCHERS
  10. JOBS, POSITIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-17, June 29, 2022

  1. MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR: YOM KIPPUR
  2. PROPOSALS DUE FOR WORKSHOP (JUL 8) AND SPLINTER MEETINGS (JUL 14)
  3. DPS ABSTRACTS ARE OPEN!
  4. REQUEST FOR SURVEY PARTICIPATION
  5. JOBS, POSITIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-16, June 26, 2022

  1. DPS ABSTRACTS OPEN MONDAY JUN 27
  2. DPS ACCOMMODATIONS SITE UP
  3. CULTURALLY INCLUSIVE PLANETARY ENGAGEMENT (JUN 30 DEADLINE)
  4. BLACK SPACE WEEK/BLACK IN ASTRO WEEK
  5. JOBS, POSITIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-15, June 19, 2022

  1. ICARUS ASSOCIATE EDITOR
  2. 2022 DPS URM TRAVEL GRANT APPLICATION FORM TO OPEN END OF JUNE
  3. LAST CHANCE TO PETITION FOR ADDITIONAL CANDIDATES
  4. FEDERAL RELATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE VISITS CAPITOL HILL

DPS 22-14, June 16, 2022

  1. FALL DPS MEETING WEBSITE IS UP
  2. FALL DPS MEETING WORKSHOP AND SPLINTER MEETING PROPOSALS SITE IS OPEN
  3. PLANETARY SCIENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING, JUNE 21 TO 23, 2022
  4. CULTURALLY INCLUSIVE PLANETARY ENGAGEMENT
  5. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-13, June 5, 2022

  1. DPS MEETINGS EXPLORATION TEAM LOOKING INTO HYBRID AND OTHER MEETING STRUCTURES
  2. VIRTUAL COFFEE HOUR: FUTURE LEADERS OF OCEAN WORLDS (MON JUN 6)
  3. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-12, May 22, 2022

  1. DPS 2022 ELECTION: CANDIDATE SLATE
  2. SUMMER SCHOOL IN SOFTWARE SYSTEMS FOR ASTRONOMY
  3. SBAG MEETING JUN 7-9, 2022
  4. DAVINCI IN SITU CAPABILITY ROUNDTABLE
  5. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-11, May 8, 2022

  1. FARINELLA PRIZE DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 15TH
  2. IN MEMORIAM: KLAUS KEIL (1939-2022)
  3. ECLIPSE SOUNDSCAPES: CITIZEN SCIENCE PROJECT SURVEY
  4. SBAG MEETING JUN 7-9
  5. ICY OCEAN WORLDS: PAST AND FUTURE EXPLORATIONS, EPSC2022, OPS3
  6. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-10, Apr 26, 2022

  1. PLANETARY SCIENCE AND ASTROBIOLOGY DECADAL SURVEY 2023-2032
  2. NEW DIRECTOR FOR THE MINOR PLANET CENTER
  3. SBAG STERRING COMMITTEE POSITIONS OPEN
  4. ARECIBO OBSERVATORY SPRING 2022. NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE
  5. SBAG EARLY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  6. EPSC SESSION OPS2 (EXPLORATION OF TITAN)
  7. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-09, Apr 10, 2022

  1. NASA REQUEST FOR INFORMATION: INTEREST IN COMPETING FOR OPERATION OF THE LUNAR AND PLANETARY INSTITUTE
  2. CALL FOR DPS PRIZE NOMINATIONS CLOSES THIS WEEK
  3. NASA TOPS COMMUNITY PANEL NOMINATIONS
  4. SUMMER SCHOOL IN SOFTWARE SYSTEMS FOR ASTRONOMY
  5. HABITABLE WORLDS MEETING IN EDINBURGH
  6. THE XII PAOLO FARINELLA PRIZE IS NOW OPEN FOR NOMINATIONS
  7. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-08, Mar 27, 2022

  1. CALL FOR DPS PRIZE NOMINATIONS
  2. CELEBRATING CONTRIBUTIONS FROM WOMEN, IN ASTRONOMY AND IN SCIENCE
  3. 3 DAYS LEFT! 2022 NASA PLANETARY SCIENCE SUMMER SCHOOL APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 30, 2022
  4. NEOWISE 2022 DATA RELEASE AVAILABLE MARCH 23, 2022
  5. SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG) STEERING COMMITTEE POSITIONS OPEN
  6. ARECIBO / GREEN BANK SINGLE DISH SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION DEADLINE APRIL 6TH, 2022
  7. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-07, Mar 15, 2022

  1. LPSC EXIT SURVEY
  2. CELEBRATING CONTRIBUTIONS FROM WOMEN IN ASTRONOMY AND OTHER STEM
  3. 2022B NASA IRTF CALL FOR PROPOSALS
  4. MAKING SPACE: A WORKSHOP ON SPACE, SCIART, & SOCIETY
  5. WORKSHOP TO ENGAGE DIVERSE AUDIENCES IN PLANETARY SCIENCE
  6. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-06, Feb 28, 2022

  1. INTRODUCING THE INAUGURAL DPS-NSBP SPEAKER AWARDEE: DR. JASMINE BAYRON
  2. NOTE FROM THE CHAIR ABOUT THE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY IN UKRAINE
  3. MEMORIAL FUND FOR PAUL FELDMAN
  4. CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ERES VII
  5. HOW TO GET ON THE MAILING LIST FOR THE AAS EDUCATION BLOG
  6. 2022B NASA KECK CALL FOR PROPOSALS
  7. 2022 NASA PLANETARY SCIENCE SUMMER SCHOOL
  8. KIPAC PUBLIC ASTRONOMY LECTURE – ALIEN LIFE AND UFOS – THE SCIENTIFIC VIEW
  9. PLANETARY EXPLORATION NEWSLETTER INVITATION
  10. WORKSHOP ON IN SITU EXPLORATION OF THE GIANT PLANETS
  11. REQUEST FOR COMMENT: CHANGES TO THE ISIS LONG TERM SUPPORT MODEL
  12. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-05, Feb 13, 2022

  1. CELEBRATING BLACK EXCELLENCE IN PLANETARY SCIENCE
  2. FREE WEBINAR ON DE-JARGONING YOUR TALKS
  3. PLANETARY GEOSCIENCE AT THE NORDIC GEOLOGICAL MEETING IN ICELAND
  4. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-04, Feb 6, 2022

  1. CALL FOR DPS PRIZE NOMINATIONS
  2. IN MEMORIAM: PAUL FELDMAN (1939 – 2022)
  3. REMINDER: DPS 2022 MEETING SELF-NOMINATIONS DUE FOR SOC (FEB 7) AND VOC (FEB 14)
  4. CALL FOR INPUT: STANDARDS OF EVIDENCE FOR LIFE DETECTION
  5. COSPAR-22 SESSION C3.2: PLANETARY UPPER ATMOSPHERES, IONOSPHERES AND MAGNETOSPHERES
  6. COSPAR-22: SMALL BODY EXPLORATION SCIENCES: FROM THE SOLAR SYSTEM TO INTERSTELLAR OBJECTS
  7. 2022 EXOPLANET SUMMER PROGRAM AT THE OTHER WORLDS LABORATORY, UC SANTA CRUZ
  8. JPGU SESSION: OUTER SOLAR SYSTEM EXPLORATION TODAY, AND TOMORROW
  9. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-03, Jan 30, 2022

  1. MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR:  2022 DPS MEETING IN LONDON, ONTARIO, CANADA IS HYBRID
  2. DPS 2022 MEETING SELF-NOMINATION CALL FOR CONSIDERATION FOR MEMBERSHIP ON THE VIRTUAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE *VOC*
  3. REMINDER FOR DPS 2022 MEETING SELF-NOMINATION CALL FOR *SOC*
  4. LAST CALL: APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR AAS DPS COMMITTEE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
  5. PLANETARY SCIENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (PAC) MEETING, FEBRUARY 15, 2022
  6. COSPAR 44TH SCIENTIFIC ASSEMBLY IN ATHENS, GREECE DURING 16-24 JULY 2022
  7. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-02, Jan 19, 2022

  1. DPS 2022 MEETING SELF-NOMINATION CALL FOR CONSIDERATION FOR MEMBERSHIP ON THE SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
  2. NEXT SBAG MEETING IS JAN 24-25
  3. ARECIBO OBSERVATORY NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE
  4. APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR AAS DPS COMMITTEE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
  5. DPS RESEARCH EXPERIENCES FOR UNDERGRADUATES WEBSITE
  6. INSIGHTSEERS PROGRAM APPLICATION OPEN
  7. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

DPS 22-01, Jan 2, 2022

  1. APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR AAS DPS COMMITTEE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
  2. EXMAG CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR 2022 MEMBERSHIP
  3. JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

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Newsletter 23-23

Issue 23-23, Aug 13, 2023

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  1. DPS-EPSC 2023 MEETING SCHEDULE IS NOW AVAILABLE
  2. DPS-EPSC 2023 UPDATE: EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE AUGUST 17
  3. UPCOMING DPS-EPSC DEADLINES
  4. LAST CHANCE TO VOTE IN DPS ELECTION (CLOSES TUES AUG 15)
  5. 2023 HYBRID WOMEN IN PLANETARY SCIENCE DISCUSSION HOUR AT THE DPS-EPSC MEETING
  6. DPS-NSBP SPEAKER TO PRESENT AT GEORGIA TECH (AND ONLINE) ON SEP 1
  7. DONATIONS SOLICITED FOR THE DPS URM FUND
  8. JOB, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

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DPS-EPSC 2023 MEETING SCHEDULE IS NOW AVAILABLE

https://submissions.mirasmart.com/DPS55/Itinerary/EventsAAG.aspx

You can also see the overview of the science schedule in a block format (note the two tabs at the bottom) here: SCIENCE BLOCK SCHEDULE

Those who submitted abstracts should have received an email with the details including day and time of their session(s). Those presenting lightning poster talks (in-person and virtual) will receive a follow-up email with the exact time of their lightning talk, which will occur within their assigned poster session window.

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DPS-EPSC 2023 UPDATE: EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE AUGUST 17

Thanks to all who have submitted abstracts to the DPS-EPSC 2023 meeting.  Emails announcing accepted oral or poster presentations have been sent out, and the detailed block program will soon be available online.  

The Early Registration (https://aas.org/meetings/dps55/registration) deadline of August 17 is fast approaching!  

The government-rate rooms at the Marriott Rivercenter are already filled up, and the regular set of block rooms is also filling up fast.  

Copious details about the meeting and travel to San Antonio (https://youtu.be/aUU9Bd2aH_I) are available on the main website (https://aas.org/meetings/dps55), including several exciting public outreach events (https://aas.org/meetings/dps55/public-events) and excursions (https://aas.org/meetings/dps55/excursions).  Our Open Mic Food Truck party at the Witte museum Wednesday night is sure to be a great time.  The party has a $0 registration fee thanks to SwRI sponsorship, and these RSVP’s on the registration page are appreciated to help us arrange the optimum number of food trucks. A fun bus trip to Texas Hill/Wine Country in historic Fredericksburg nearby is planned for Saturday Oct. 7. The limited availability SwRI campus tour has been expanded owing to popular demand, but will fill up fast.  Several DEIA tools and resources are available on the site (https://aas.org/meetings/dps55/tools-resources), with more updates in progress.  Note that Solar Eclipse Planning and Juno Community workshops are planned on the weekends before and after the meeting, respectively.  

Complete your registration and travel plans today!

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UPCOMING DPS-EPSC DEADLINES

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LAST CHANCE TO VOTE IN DPS ELECTION (CLOSES TUES AUG 15)

Have you voted yet? More people have already voted this year than last year.  We’re now into the final days!

We’re choosing a new Vice-Chair and  two DPS Committee members. The Vice-Chair will become Chair in October 2024.

CANDIDATES

Information and position statements for the candidates have been collected into this single PDF; however, if you prefer the information separately, please click on each candidate’s name in this section. The same information is also accessible on your ballot.

Vice-Chair (one to be elected)

DPS Committee Members (two to be elected; vote for up to two candidates)

For more information about current officers and committee members, please visit the leadership section of the DPS website.

You should have received your ballot at the email address you registered with AAS/DPS. Just click the link and it takes you straight to your ballot.

If you did not see it, please check your spam/junk folder and also check that your membership did not lapse. NEED HELP? Please contact Diane Frendak at [email protected] or 202-328-2010 x109.

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2023 HYBRID WOMEN IN PLANETARY SCIENCE DISCUSSION HOUR AT THE DPS-EPSC MEETING  

This is a hybrid event taking place during the DPS-EPSC meeting on Tues Oct 3, 12:15-1:15pm Central US time. Join us for networking and an informal discussion on professional development topics over the lunch hour. This year’s theme is resilience.  We will provide some food for thought but much of the meeting will be reserved for discussion.  Thanks to generous sponsorship from AURA and the DPS Committee!  To learn more about AURA please visit https://www.aura-astronomy.org/  Registration for the WiPS event is separate from the main DPS-EPSC meeting.  The registration form and more details can be found at: https://bit.ly/DPS_WiPS_2023.

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DPS-NSBP SPEAKER TO PRESENT AT GEORGIA TECH (AND ONLINE) ON SEPT 1

Dr. Naomi Rowe-Gurney, the 2023 DPS and National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) Speaker Awardee, will speak about “Solar System Science from the James Webb Space Telescope” at Georgia Tech Astrobiology Seminar Series on September 1 at 11am EDT. This presentation is organized in collaboration with the Spelman College Physics Department, and will be available at Georgia Tech and via Livestream – https://www.youtube.com/live/0263lN3xC0s?feature=share. The DPS Community is invited to attend!

Full event announcement: https://www.facebook.com/georgiatechastrobiology/posts/pfbid0KKNqUFWSmYtUtWzVbncsQxV9JBSbcWj6nUVa6gRU3XyC77wf8sALqmyWBNG6dtfel

DPS-NSBP partnership and info about Dr. Rowe-Gurney: https://dps.aas.org/leadership/nsbp_parnership 

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DONATIONS SOLICITED FOR THE DPS URM FUND

The DPS Fund to Support Underrepresented Minority Communities in Planetary Science was created to build partnerships between the DPS and national organizations, such as the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP), and to enhance participation of underrepresented minority scientists at the annual DPS conference, with special focus on Black/African Americans, Hispanic/Latinx, and Indigenous communities. As a new fund, growth is needed to support the travel of enough students and scientists each year to make a lasting difference to the diversity of our community. DPS made a significant contribution two years ago to build up principal and last year approved a large budget for 2022 travel support for the travel of 12 students and postdocs to the DPS meeting and one student to the NSBP meeting. Participants expressed significant appreciation for the opportunity this provided for them to engage with the planetary science community and with other minority scientists, and we loved having them attend and present on great science. This year, we have even more applicants, from 20 institutions and 7 countries seeking to attend the 2023 DPS-EPSC meeting, and the DPS Committee has again approved large support! But we expect the application number to continue to increase as we successfully reach more of those in underrepresented communities that we seek to include, and increases in our principal are needed to keep this program going.

To enable stability and continued large support from this program, DPS community donations are solicited. And a community member has agreed to match private donations submitted now through the end of the 2023 DPS meeting, up to $10,000. Please consider donating!

Information and link to donate at:

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JOB, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

Job seekers and employers are encouraged to browse DPS’s job listings and advertise open positions.

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Send submissions to: Maria Womack, DPS Secretary ([email protected])

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Newsletter 23-25

Issue 23-25, Aug 27, 2023

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  1. MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR: 2023 ELECTION RESULTS
  2. MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR: DPS TO CONTINUE HYBRID MEETINGS
  3. DPS-EPSC 2023 ORAL TALK UPLOAD DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 29TH
  4. BOOK YOUR LODGING AT THE CONFERENCE HOTEL BY SEPTEMBER 8
  5. DPS HISTORY AT JANUARY 2024 AAS MEETING
  6. AAS JOURNALS PEER REVIEW WORKSHOP ON OCTOBER 1, 2023
  7. LONG-TERM VARIABILITY MONITORING STRATEGIES FOR HST AND JWST (RFI)
  8. SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR THE DPS 2023–VIRTUAL CLASSROOM SPEAKERS
  9. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

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MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR: 2023 ELECTION RESULTS

It is my pleasure to announce the results of the 2023 DPS elections.

Congratulations to Athena Coustenis, who is the incoming Vice-Chair, and to Steven Vance and Laura Woodney, the incoming Committee members. These elected members will begin their terms of service after the Members Meeting at the 55th Annual DPS meeting in October.

The Division for Planetary Sciences relies on volunteers for its leadership positions and we thank all members who were willing to run for these elected positions. A special thanks to our Nominating Subcommittee, Alessondra Springmann, Morgan Cable, and Tim Livengood for assembling the 2023 slate of candidates, Secretary Maria Womack, for running the elections and to the AAS for their technical support.

Catherine Neish

DPS Chair

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MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR: DPS TO CONTINUE HYBRID MEETINGS

Many of you may have seen the note from the AAS in August, explaining that they intend to “pause” their hybrid meeting options, starting with the 2024 Winter meeting in New Orleans:

https://aas.org/posts/news/2023/08/future-virtual-participation-aas-meetings

I wanted to write to assure you that the decision to pause hybrid meeting options for the main AAS meeting does not impact the DPS meetings. The format for DPS meetings will continue to be decided by the DPS Committee, in coordination with the LOC, VOC, and SOC Chairs. The 2023 Fall meeting will remain a hybrid meeting, and options for virtual registration are available on the meeting website (https://aas.org/meetings/dps55). If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to me at [email protected].

Catherine Neish
DPS Chair

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DPS-EPSC 2023 ORAL TALK UPLOAD DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 29TH

The DPS-EPSC 2023 meeting on October 1-6 will be here before you know it.  Please note on your calendars that the deadline for uploading (https://warpspeedtech.com/aas-dps23) oral talks and lightning poster slides is September 29th.  This method of removing the speaker-ready room and planning ahead provides considerable cost savings and helps keep the hybrid format running smoothly.

Please also note that even after you’ve registered that you can go back and add a workshop, excursion, and/or RSVP for the Open Mic Night.  A fun bus trip to Texas Hill/Wine Country in historic Fredericksburg nearby is planned for Saturday Oct. 7.  See details on the $40 excursion here (https://aas.org/meetings/dps55/excursions).  Texas wine country is the second largest in the U.S. next to California with a quality that is sure to surprise you, and the Texas whiskey distillery industry is booming (https://www.visitsanantonio.com/hill-country-wineries-and-tours/). The natural beauty of this picturesque area is worth the trip in itself.  See more here (https://youtu.be/aUU9Bd2aH_I).

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BOOK YOUR LODGING AT THE CONFERENCE HOTEL BY SEPTEMBER 8

AAS/DPS has contracted with the Marriott Rivercenter hotel for the DPS-EPSC 2023 Conference. The leadership would like to encourage participants to make their reservation with the official contracted DPS-EPSC hotel block. Reduced rates are available through September 8, 2023. Booking with the conference hotel supports the DPS-EPSC 2023 conference by reducing costs associated with the meeting facilities. This supports the overall financial stability of DPS.

Additional benefits for booking within the official contracted hotel block include:

  • Networking – whether it’s in a hotel lobby, the hotel coffee shop, or elevator ride, there are numerous opportunities for attendees to connect with each other by staying at the conference hotel.
  • Easily accessible — staying in the conference hotel means less travel time, since you are already where you are supposed to be each morning. If you need a few minutes to yourself, your room is only an elevator ride away.
  • Support — should you encounter any issues with your stay, the AAS staff can support you in getting them resolved with the hotel.

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DPS HISTORY AT JANUARY 2024 AAS MEETING

2024 is the 125th anniversary of the founding of the AAS. As part of the celebration of that, the AAS Historical Astronomy Division (HAD) is organizing a session about the history of the AAS divisions. The session will take place during the 243rd AAS meeting in New Orleans, LA January 7-11, 2024. HAD is looking for speakers from each AAS division to give talks about the history of the divisions. If you are planning to attend the AAS meeting in New Orleans and you would be willing to give a talk about the history of the DPS, please send a message to [email protected].

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AAS JOURNALS PEER REVIEW WORKSHOP ON OCTOBER 1, 2023

Apply to our in-person peer review workshop on Sunday October 1, 2023 at the DPS-EPSC 2023 Meeting in San Antonio, Texas – https://aas.org/meetings/dps55/meeting-program. Applications are due by September 7, 2023 – https://forms.gle/vwqQjiPo3ki3Ypcs8.

Note: You must be registered and attending the DPS-EPSC 2023 Meeting in-person in order to participate in this in-person workshop.

This in-person workshop focuses on key aspects of the peer-review process at the AAS journals, which includes the Planetary Science Journal. Through extensive training with hands-on labs, participants gain familiarity with the AAS peer-review process and learn how to make better use of peer-review for their own manuscripts. Be ready to interact with your fellow participants and Scientific Editors. These are not passive, online, slide-oriented workshops!

  • Learn about the peer review process at the AAS journals from its Scientific Editors
  • Explore examples of referee reports
  • Gain experience by writing a referee report during the workshop
  • Lunch provided!

On successful completion of the workshop, participants receive a graduation certificate and will be designated in the AAS Journals system as a certified reviewer.

Date: Sunday, Oct 1, 2023

Time: 8:00 am CDT to 12:00 pm CDT (4 hour duration)

Contact [email protected] with any questions.

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LONG-TERM VARIABILITY MONITORING STRATEGIES FOR HST AND JWST (RFI)

The STScI Interim Director is seeking input (via a working group) on how HST and JWST observations can be leveraged to probe the variable universe at moderate and longer timescales.

Read more here:

https://outerspace.stsci.edu/display/HPR/Long-term+variability+monitoring+strategies+for+HST+and+JWST

Share your thoughts in a quick survey (closes 8 Sept 2023):

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfFCd4vY4QP0mOkACwScC-CHawrUPBDIXr8PGbOeAWZvsrlPQ/viewform

If interested in coordinating 1-page contributions (due 8 Sept 2023), you can list/link your contribution on the “JWST Giant Planets” team page:

https://github.com/JWSTGiantPlanets/variability-whitepapers

PDF contributions to the working group will remain confidential, so listing/ linking your contribution is optional.  Only about 4% of the working group membership consists of planetary scientists, so community response from solar system observers will be of high value.

Mike Wong (UC Berkeley)

HST STUC member

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SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR THE DPS 2023–VIRTUAL CLASSROOM SPEAKERS

The American Astronomical Society’s Division of Planetary Sciences (DPS, https://dps.aas.org/ ) will be hosting their annual scientific meeting in San Antonio, TX this October!

We are looking for speakers to participate in Virtual Classroom Events in the weeks previous to the DPS conference. These events will be  for high school students. We look for colleagues at all career stages, diverse backgrounds, heritage, and affiliations.

You can volunteer to participate as a speaker filling this form (2 mins)

https://forms.gle/uYC6uApGkajdv6iz9

More information, below.

What: We will be hosting virtual school/classroom visits where scientists across different aspects of Planetary Science will discuss their career paths (how did they get to where they are?) and tell the students what a typical day in their lives looks like! We will then open it up for a Q&A.

When: This event will be 45-60 min depending on your availability. Virtual visits are September 18-29, 2023 as the meeting will be October 1-6, 2023.

Where: Via Zoom/Skype/Teams/GoogleMeet, whichever digital platform works best for theschool!

Who: For this form: Planetary Scientists at all career stages, planetary science students, or people working in positions related to planetary science from all backgrounds! Even those that are not attending the DPS. For the event: We are aiming to talk to middle school aged students, so roughly 6th-8th grade classes.

If you would like to be one of our 3-4 participants per class visit, please fill out this interest form and, if not, help us to distribute it around. It is very important for us to have a diverse representation in these events so that the students can find out different pathways to work in planetary science.

Contact:

Noemi Pinilla-Alonso: [email protected], Maya Yanez: [email protected], Jahnavi Shah: [email protected]

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JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

Job seekers and employers are encouraged to browse DPS’s job listings and advertise open positions for free.

Recent openings and opportunities are listed below and more are at the link above.

  1. Postdoc position in exoplanets, LSU
https://dps.aas.org/content/postdoc-position-exoplanets
  1. Assistant Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Brown U.
https://dps.aas.org/content/assistant-professor-earth-environmental-and-planetary-sciences
  1. Scientist II, Microbiology and Organic Geochemistry, JPL
https://dps.aas.org/content/scientist-ii-microbiology-and-organic-geochemistry
  1. Faculty Position in Planetary Science, Rice U.
https://dps.aas.org/content/faculty-position-planetary-science-0

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Newsletter 23-26

Issue 23-26, September 3, 2023

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  1. DPS-EPSC 2023 HOUSING: RESERVATION DEADLINE, EXPANDED GOVERNMENT RATE BLOCK, ADDITIONAL REDUCED-RATE STUDENT HOUSING BLOCK, AND RIDE-SHARE PLANS
  2. EARLY CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFERINGS AT DPS-EPSC MEETING
  3. DPS-EPSC 2023 ORAL TALK UPLOAD DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 29TH
  4. MS/PHD POSITIONS FOR FALL 2024
  5. FINAL ARECIBO OBSERVATORY NEWSLETTER
  6. AUGUST 2023 TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR ICARUS AND THE PLANETARY SCIENCE JOURNAL
  7. NASA PDS: APERIODIC DATA RELEASES IN 2023.08
  8. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

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DPS-EPSC 2023 HOUSING: RESERVATION DEADLINE, EXPANDED GOVERNMENT RATE BLOCK, ADDITIONAL REDUCED-RATE STUDENT HOUSING BLOCK, AND RIDE-SHARE PLANS

Be sure to reserve your room at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter prior to the September 8th deadline to secure our negotiated block rate discount.  https://aas.org/meetings/dps55/accommodations.

Thanks to popular demand we’ve negotiated additional government-rate rooms at the Marriott Rivercenter hotel for Civil Servants.  

Rental cars are generally not needed, as more affordable transportation options are plentiful in San Antonio (https://aas.org/meetings/dps55/transportation).

Note that a ride-share option for travel to and from the airport and/or the Open Mic Night Foodtruck Party is available using this self-organized Google form (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1VDPqzen3FvaUYMY92mOLUumwjYz_VQloPOAM7J0m9MM/edit#gid=0).

To help students find housing at a more affordable rate we’ve obtained a block of rooms at the Home2 Suites by Hilton San Antonio – Riverwalk.  Registered students will need to book through this link prior to September 17th to receive the $143/night base rate with breakfast included: Reserve Student Housing.  First come, first-served with no exceptions after the block is full.

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EARLY CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFERINGS AT DPS-EPSC MEETING

1. Student Poster Contest (Hybrid) – Open to current undergraduate and graduate students, and those who recently graduated (between Jan 1, 2023 and the meeting). To sign up, send the lead organizer, Lena Noack ([email protected]) an e-mail with the following details: (1) Full Name, (2) Abstract number from the program (e.g., 410.05), and (3) informal verification of student status (e.g., screenshot of listing in university contact page, or similar). Sign up by Sept 15, final poster should be provided by Sept 22.

2. Mentor Matching Program (Hybrid) – Looking for both mentors and mentees to register to take advantage of this advice-sharing opportunity :). More details and sign up here by Sept 10: https://www.europlanet-society.org/early-careers-network/dps-epsc-epec-2023/

3. Dependent Care Grants – These are small offsetting funds for dependent care needs for those attending the conference. Still open for applications, more details here:

4. Event: Early Career Networking Reception (In-person) – Monday Oct 2, 5:30-6:00 Central US Time – Open to students and postdocs. More details will be announced on the meeting website closer to the event date (registration NOT required).

5. Event: Professional Development Subcommittee Workshop on Mental Health (Hybrid) – Monday Oct 2, 6:00-7:00 pm Central – Open to all career stages! More details will be announced on the meeting website closer to the event date (registration NOT required).

6. Event: Women in Planetary Science Discussion Hour (Hybrid) – Tuesday Oct 3, 12:15-1:15 pm Central – Open to all. The theme this year will be resilience. See details and register here (pre-registration IS required for a provided lunch): http://bit.ly/DPS_WiPS_2023

7. Event: Early Career Happy Hour Get-together (In-person) – Thursday 5:30-7:00 –Planned to be at a restaurant near the conference center. More details will be announced on the meeting website closer to the event date (registration NOT required).

8. Student hotel room block: To help students find housing at a more affordable rate we’ve obtained a block of rooms at the Home2 Suites by Hilton San Antonio – Riverwalk. Registered students will need to book through the link on the DPS website prior to September 17 th . First come, first-served with no exceptions after the block is full. See details and booking link on the meeting accommodations page:

https://aas.org/meetings/dps55/accommodations

More details about the DPS-EPSC Meeting: https://aas.org/meetings/dps55. For questions about

professional development events contact Kelsi Singer at [email protected].

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DPS-EPSC 2023 ORAL TALK UPLOAD DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 29TH

The DPS-EPSC 2023 meeting on October 1-6 will be here before you know it.  Please note on your calendars that the deadline for uploading (https://warpspeedtech.com/aas-dps23) oral talks and lightning poster slides is September 29th.  This method of removing the speaker-ready room and planning ahead provides considerable cost savings and helps keep the hybrid format running smoothly.

Please also note that even after you’ve registered that you can go back and add a workshop, excursion, and/or RSVP for the Open Mic Night.  A fun bus trip to Texas Hill/Wine Country in historic Fredericksburg nearby is planned for Saturday Oct. 7.  See details on the $40 excursion here (https://aas.org/meetings/dps55/excursions).  Texas wine country is the second largest in the U.S. next to California with a quality that is sure to surprise you, and the Texas whiskey distillery industry is booming (https://www.visitsanantonio.com/hill-country-wineries-and-tours/). The natural beauty of this picturesque area is worth the trip in itself.  See more here (https://youtu.be/aUU9Bd2aH_I).

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MS/PHD POSITIONS FOR FALL 2024

I am community sourcing a list of people who are actively in search of MS/PhD students in planetary science/astrobiology/exoplanets for Fall 2024. If you are such a person, please fill out the following google form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSerZCWHS7_u_K4F6gH8LZKBiyrgJjCl87TA2jowyXXkWZ_o3A/viewform?usp=send_form

Prospective graduate students, please find the resulting list at:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12yRS2c9-eW4DGLcb3cPgZU759gll_QZjnDk-ptlh3k4/htmlview

Questions- Please email Sarah Horst ([email protected])

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FINAL ARECIBO OBSERVATORY NEWSLETTER

The final Arecibo Observatory newsletter is now available: AO Newsletter

The Arecibo Observatory ceased science operations on August 14, 2024.  In the newsletter, you can find highlights from the planetary radar program, including many recent publications by students, as well as a press release about a recent AO radar analysis of JAXA mission target 3200 Phaethon.

Also included in the newsletter:

And much more. 

We thank all of the planetary science community for their years of support for the Arecibo Observatory.

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AUGUST 2023 TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR ICARUS AND THE PLANETARY SCIENCE JOURNAL

Check out the August  issues for both DPS-affiliated journals here:

Icarus

https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/icarus/vol/400/suppl/C

The Planetary Science Journal

https://iopscience.iop.org/issue/2632-3338/4/8

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NASA PDS: APERIODIC DATA RELEASES IN 2023.08

In August 2023, PDS ingested and made available the following data,

none of which were regularly released with an ongoing mission:

2023.08.25 PVO Neutral Mass Spectrometer (ONMS)

2023.08.23 MGS Thermal Emission Spectrometer Atmospheric Recalibration

2023.08.21 VG2 Plasma Science Experiment (PLS) Jupiter

2023.08.11 MGS Wide-Angle Camera Photometrically Controlled Mosaics

2023.08.08 MEX HRSC Map Projected REFDR Ext6 V4.0

2023.08.08 PVO Electron Temperature Probe (OETP)

2023.08.05 GLL Trajectory Jupiter

To access those data:

https://pds.nasa.gov/datasearch/subscription-service/SS-20230831.shtml

To access all data archived in PDS:

https://pds.nasa.gov

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JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

Job seekers and employers are encouraged to browse DPS’s job listings and advertise open positions **for free**.

Recent openings and opportunities are listed below and more are at the link above.

  1. ESA Research Fellowships in Space Science
https://dps.aas.org/content/esa-research-fellowships-space-science-2
  1. 51 Pegasi b Postdoctoral Fellowship
https://dps.aas.org/content/51-pegasi-b-postdoctoral-fellowship
  1. ESA Archival Research Visitor Programme
https://dps.aas.org/content/esa-archival-research-visitor-programme-5
  1. Ph.D. Position In Exo-(Planetary) Science, UCF

Prof. Ramses Ramirez is seeking a qualified Ph.D. student to join his research team within the UCF Planetary Sciences Group (Department of Physics) in the Fall 2024 semester.

The qualified candidate will work with Prof. Ramirez and develop an original project to simulate the atmospheres of potentially habitable exoplanets or solar system worlds. Theoretical projects involving

climate, atmospheric escape or atmospheric-surface interactions (among others) are encouraged. Some hot topics include atmospheric-magma ocean evolution and the potential (past) habitability of Mars, Venus or Titan.

Programming experience is a must. Highly-motivated individuals with relevant astronomy, planetary science, geoscience, or engineering backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply.

For more information reach Prof. Ramirez at [email protected]

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Newsletter 23-27

Issue 23-27, September 4, 2023

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  1. POSTER PRINTING AND SHIPPING SERVICE FOR 2023 DPS-EPSC MEETING

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POSTER PRINTING AND SHIPPING SERVICE FOR 2023 DPS-EPSC MEETING

Would you like to avoid the hassle of carrying your poster to San Antonio? You can just upload

your poster PDF, and it will be printed, shipped to San Antonio, and waiting for you to pick it up

at the conference registration counter.

Rates include cost of printing and delivery. All times are USA Eastern.

$110.00 – Standard rate: received by 12:00 noon, Monday, September 18

$145.00 – end of first rush rate: received by 12:00 noon, Monday, September 22

$200.00 – end of overnight rush rate: received by 12:00 noon, Thursday, September 28

For further information, go to https://aas.org/meetings/dps55/poster-printing

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Newsletter 23-24

Issue 23-24, Aug 16, 2023

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  1. DPS-EPSC 2023: EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE AUGUST 17
  2. CALLING FOR DPS MEETING PUBLIC OUTREACH EVENT VOLUNTEERS
  3. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

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DPS-EPSC 2023: EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE AUGUST 17

The Early Registration deadline of August 17 (tomorrow) is fast approaching for the DPS-EPSC 2023 meeting (https://aas.org/meetings/dps55)!  

Registration here:

https://my.aas.org/services/AAS_Member/Events/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=DPS_23R

Please note that the cost savings for early registration are not insignificant.

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CALLING FOR DPS MEETING PUBLIC OUTREACH EVENT VOLUNTEERS

DPS will host several public outreach events during the week of the annual meeting. The purpose of these events is to inform and engage the public about the solar eclipse that will take place on 14 October. You can read about the scheduled events here – https://aas.org/meetings/dps55/public-events.

If you will be in San Antonio during the week of 2-6 October and would like to help out or host activities for the public, please visit https://aas.org/meetings/dps55/volunteer-opportunities to sign up by ** Sep 15 **. We will get in contact. Don’t worry if you don’t have a lot of experience with astronomy outreach. You just need enthusiasm and follow-through (and your own transportation).

Contact [email protected] with any questions.

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JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

Job seekers and employers are encouraged to browse DPS’s job listings (here)  and advertise open positions (here).

Recent openings and opportunities are listed below and more are at the link above.

  1. Professor and Department Chair of Physics and Applied Physics, UMass Lowell
https://dps.aas.org/content/professor-and-department-chair-physics-and-applied-physics

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Newsletter 23-34

Issue 23-34, November 19, 2023

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  1. CALL FOR NEW ASSOCIATE EDITOR FOR ICARUS
  2. 30TH MEETING OF THE SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG)
  3. NASA SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP EARLY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 
  4. NASA SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG) STEERING COMMITTEE INTERNATIONAL MEMBER SOLICITATION
  5. ICE GIANT SYSTEMS SEMINAR SERIES
  6. ANNOUNCEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL SMALL-BODIES MEETING: AUGUST 6 & 8, 2024, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
  7. DPS EDUCATION SUBCOMMITTEE SEEKS NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS
  8. PIERAZZO INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
  9. GOING TO AGU? REGISTER TO ATTEND THE PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP SCIWS10 – WIDE OPEN: COCREATING INCLUSIVE SPACES IN PLANETARY SCIENCE
  10. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FOR PLANET CHARACTERIZATION WORKSHOP OPENS OCT 31ST
  11. PLEASE RESPOND TO THE DPS-EPSC POST-MEETING SURVEY
  12. CURRENT TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR ICARUS AND THE PLANETARY SCIENCE JOURNAL 
  13. JOB OPENINGS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

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CALL FOR NEW ASSOCIATE EDITOR FOR ICARUS

ICARUS is looking to hire a new associate editor.  Along with the Editor-in-Chief and the othe remembers of the Editorial Board of the Journal and Elsevier, the associate editor is to manage the peer review process for manuscripts submitted to the journal using the online journal system.  Duties of the associate editor include: responsibility for scientific content, evaluation and selection of articles for publication, ensuring an appropriate and sufficient level of submissions of Articles for publication to meet the publication goals, and to conduct activities in accordance with generally accepted industry standards for integrity and objectivity.  Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field covered by the journal, must demonstrate broad expertise in cosmochemistry, be knowledgeable in research publishing, and work effectively in a team.  Interested candidates are asked to provide a complete CV, including publication record, as well as a one-page summary of their relevant experience and area of expertise by Dec 15, 2023 and to include three references.  Applications and relevant supporting documents must be sent to Christina Gifford, Publisher, [email protected].  See website for more details.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/icarus/about/announcements

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30TH MEETING OF THE SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG)

SBAG 30 – 1st Announcement – Jan. 30 – Feb. 1, 2024

The 30th Meeting of the Small Bodies Assessment Group (SBAG) will take place Tuesday through Thursday, January 30 – February 1, 2024. The meeting is hybrid with the in-person portion being held in Tucson, AZ at University of Arizona facilities. Registration information, early career opportunities, hotel block, and other logistical information will be posted when the details become available at

https://www.lpi.usra.edu/sbag/meetings/

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NASA SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP EARLY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 

The upcoming NASA Small Bodies Assessment Group (SBAG) meeting #30 will be held Jan. 30 – Feb. 1 2024 in Tucson, AZ. There will be multiple opportunities at this meeting specifically for the early career small body community including invited early career speakers and lightning talks. Travel stipends will also be offered . 

Applications for invited talks, lightning talks, and travel stipends are due via email by COB (5 pm Eastern Time) December 8, 2023. Please email applications to SBAG Early Career Secretaries Darryl Seligman ([email protected]) and Stephanie Jarmak ([email protected]), and the SBAG Chair Lori Feaga ([email protected]).  

Please refer to the meeting webpage here for further details regarding the application requirements: https://www.lpi.usra.edu/sbag/meetings/

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NASA SMALL BODIES ASSESSMENT GROUP (SBAG) STEERING COMMITTEE INTERNATIONAL MEMBER SOLICITATION

SBAG acts as a primary bridge between the small bodies scientific community and NASA. Recent SBAG findings indicate the benefits of international perspectives and partnerships to the future landscape of small bodies science. Therefore, the SBAG Steering Committee (SC) is adding an international member and applications are open now. The SC organizes SBAG meetings, writes official SBAG findings, and takes a leadership role in activities where community input is needed. International members of the small bodies community from any career stage are welcome to apply. The term of service is three years, starting June 2024.

The application requires: 1) a two-page CV, including a description of participation in SBAG or other small bodies organizations, and 2) a short (300 words maximum) statement of interest. Criteria for selection are participation in small bodies community organizations/commissions/committees/etc., demonstrated leadership experience, and relevant research or mission experience. In support of diversity, applicants may specify any relevant information.

Send application packages to Lori Feaga ([email protected]) by December 20, 2023, 8:00 PM ET. The new SC member will be announced at SBAG #30 (Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2024).

Website: https://www.lpi.usra.edu/sbag/

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ICE GIANT SYSTEMS SEMINAR SERIES

The Ice Giant Systems Seminar Series showcases recent developments in scientific topics covering all aspects of the ice giant systems, including atmospheres, satellites, rings, magnetic fields, interior structures, and science related to formation and evolution.

Each seminar will host a guest speaker, followed by a lively discussion and community updates & news.

Events are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 11:00 AM ET.

We have a new website! To access the virtual seminar, view the seminar schedule, and “Stay Informed”, visit the series website here: http://icegiantsseminar.jhuapl.edu

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL SMALL-BODIES MEETING: AUGUST 6 & 8, 2024, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

Focus Meeting 3: Follow-up Observations of Small Bodies in the Solar System in the Era of Large Discovery Surveys (as part of the IAU General Assembly, which runs 6-15 August 2024)

Website:  https://sbss2024.saao.ac.za/

Motivation: A significant increase in the rate of discoveries of small bodies in the Solar System is expected, given ongoing and anticipated data-intensive surveys. This 2-day Focus Meeting will address multiple aspects of the international response to small-body detections from surveys and their follow-up characterizations.

Important dates:

31 Oct. 2023 – Early registration opens

30 Nov. 2023 –  Abstract submissions open

01 March 2024 – Deadline for abstracts and early registration

31 May 2024 – Deadline for normal registration

Contacts: SOC Chairs Amanda Sickafoose ([email protected]); Nic Erasmus ([email protected])

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DPS EDUCATION SUBCOMMITTEE SEEKS NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS

The Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) is committed to enriching educational experiences for students, teachers, and the general public in the multiple disciplines of planetary science and supporting disciplines of math and technology. The DPS Education Subcommittee supports that mission through a variety of activities including public outreach programming at annual meetings, small grant programs, and early career workshops. Read more about the subcommittee here – https://dps.aas.org/leadership/education.

If you’re interested to join this subcommittee, e-mail the current chair, Prof. Brian Jackson ([email protected]).

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PIERAZZO INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

Each year, subject to receiving qualified applications, PSI bestows two awards:

The first award supports a U.S.-based Ph.D. student to attend a planetary science-related conference or workshop located outside the U.S.

The second award facilitates a non-U.S.-based Ph.D. student to attend a planetary science-related conference within the U.S. Eligible events include planetary-focused sessions at general meetings like AGU, GSA, EGU, and IAG. The event should be open to general participation by the planetary community.

Each award offers a certificate and up to $2,000 in travel support, to be presented by a PSI representative at a scientific conference or meeting. We believe these awards can foster international collaboration and broaden the horizons of aspiring planetary scientists.

For more information, go to:

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GOING TO AGU? REGISTER TO ATTEND THE PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP SCIWS10 – WIDE OPEN: COCREATING INCLUSIVE SPACES IN PLANETARY SCIENCE

Sunday, December 10, 8 am – 3 pm Pacific time

https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm23/meetingapp.cgi/Session/193305

Planetary scientists, astrobiologists (including students and early-career researchers) and informal educators are invited to join these activities and conversations around diversity and inclusion in engaging Black and Latinx audiences in the context of planetary science. Practice and share planetary science engagement approaches through a culturally inclusive lens, with a focus on building a shared understanding of the roles that science and cultural identities play in how we engage with diverse audiences. We will also enable participants to get to know each other, to create a supportive networking environment to support early career attendees, particularly those who are members of minoritized groups, and any who may struggle with the challenge of fitting into this large professional conference.

There will be an optional pre-workshop virtual session, to enable all participants to meet each other and to hear tips from experienced conference attendees about how to prepare for attending AGU. Stipends are available for those who attend the entire workshop.

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ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FOR PLANET CHARACTERIZATION WORKSHOP OPENS OCT 31ST

The Planet Characterization in the Solar System and Galaxy Workshop will take place in Houston, TX and virtually from February 21—23, 2024. We will convene to describe, discuss, and debate the various planet classification schemes. We consider the needs of both astrophysics and planetary science, geophysics, ocean worlds studies, atmospheric studies, magnetospheric studies, and more, with the goal of informed scientific debate, education, and progress toward consensus classification schemes.

https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/planetcharacterization2024/organizers/

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PLEASE RESPOND TO THE DPS-EPSC POST-MEETING SURVEY

The DPS committee seeks your feedback on ways to improve future DPS meetings.  Please look for the email from the American Astronomical Society and complete the online questionnaire for in-person and virtual participants.  Your responses will help us improve future DPS meetings and assess the value of hybrid meeting structures.  The survey will close on Friday, Dec 15.

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CURRENT TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR ICARUS AND THE PLANETARY SCIENCE JOURNAL AND

The current issues for both DPS-affiliated journals are here:

Icarus:

https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/icarus

The Planetary Science Journal:

https://iopscience.iop.org/issue/2632-3338/4/11

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JOBS, POSITIONS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

Job seekers and employers are encouraged to browse DPS’s job listings and advertise open positions **for free**.

Recent openings and opportunities are listed below and more are at the link above.

  1. Postdoctoral opportunity in hyperspectral imaging or Mars-2020 science (apps due Dec 11)

The Ehlmann laboratory at Caltech is seeking postdocs who want to innovate with imaging spectroscopy (hyperspectral imaging) on Earth and other planets and/or contribute to the science of the Perseverance rover’s mineralogy and geology investigation. For detailed description of projects and to apply, see

https://www.gps.caltech.edu/about/positions-available/postdoctoral-positions/postdoctoral-position-in-planetary-science
  1.  Postdoctoral Fellow in Geodynamics and Geoselenic Research

The Stephen Cheeseman Geoselenic Research Project was established in 2020 to address fundamental questions about the interactions within the Earth-Moon system https://www.queensu.ca/geoselenicresearchproject/. The project will focus on the integration of multi-disciplinary research as it pertains to improving our understanding of the relevance of the Moon for Earth processes including plate tectonics, core and mantle convection/geochemistry, magnetohydrodynamics, the geodynamo and the evolution of life on Earth. The project is collaborative in nature and will give the postdoctoral fellow (PDF) opportunities to continue existing and establish new collaborations with international research groups in geodynamics and planetary sciences. The PDF is expected to conduct original research within the scope of this project and serve as an integrator of geoselenic research. Preference will be given to applicants that demonstrate a willingness to conduct integrative research to solve fundamental science questions. The research background can be theoretical, numerical or applied, but must address global scale processes

https://dps.aas.org/content/post-doctoral-fellow-geodynamics-and-geoselenic-research
https://www.earthworks-jobs.com/geoscience/queen23111
  1. Assistant Professor of Physics Experimental Research

The Utah State University Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in experimental physics. Preference will be given to candidates who will strengthen existing experimental efforts in the department. Current experimental activities include atmospheric and space physics, physics of materials in extreme environments, and nanoscale structures in electronics and photonics. A competitive package is available to support the establishment of an active research laboratory. Expectations of the position include teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentoring student research, establishing and maintaining a funded research program, and regularly publishing scientific results. Serious consideration will be given to applicants who show promise of excellence in these areas and who clearly describe how their research will strengthen current departmental activities. The minimum qualification is a PhD in physics or a closely related field.  Review of applications will begin on Jan 8, 2024

https://dps.aas.org/node/2630
  1. JWST Project Science team is hiring

The Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center plans to hire a Project Scientist specializing in JWST Data, Calibration, Pipeline, and Archive into a permanent civil servant scientist position. This Research Astrophysicist (civil service scientist) position is a GS-13 Term Hire not to exceed 2 years with the option to extend to a maximum of 6 years, with the option to be made permanent without further competition.

 This will be a 2-step process. The first phase, through Nov. 22, 2023, seeks declarations of interest in this position via a submitted letter of interest and other documents (see below). The second phase will be a USAJOBS posting, anticipated for Dec. 2023. Those who respond during phase 1 will receive additional notification when the respective USAJOBS opportunity opens. Note that phase 1 is the ‘strongly encouraged’ phase and phase 2 is the ‘required’ phase.

https://jobregister.aas.org/ad/ecf13b17
  1. Two Assistant or Associate Professors positions in Astronomy/Astrophysics

The Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma (OU) invites applications for two full-time tenure-track faculty positions in the astrophysics group.  Qualified applicants in all areas of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Theory, Observation, and Instrumentation) are encouraged to apply. The appointments are expected to begin in August 2024, at the rank of Assistant or Associate professor.   Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include: (1) a CV; (2) a list of publications; (3) a description of past research and future research plans (3-5 pages); (4) a description of past teaching and/or future plans (2 pages max); (5) a cover letter (3 pages max)—the cover letter may address examples of the candidate’s approach to teaching, inclusive excellence, research, service, graduate student mentorship, etc.; and (6) three professional reference letters sent at the time of application. For more information and to apply: http://apply.interfolio.com/134299 

The review of applications will begin after December 8, 2023, and will continue until the positions are filled. 

https://dps.aas.org/content/two-assistant-or-associate-professor-positions-astronomyastrophysics
  1. Assistant Professor Appalachian State University

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Appalachian State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2024. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Astronomy, Physics, or a related field.

Candidates must have a strong commitment to excellence in education and are expected to develop a research program that, in addition to involving undergraduate and M.S. students, can attract and maintain external funding. This program should involve facilities available at the department’s Dark Sky Observatory (http://dso.appstate.edu/facilities). The department also houses a teaching observatory on campus used in the introductory astronomy courses. Responsibilities will include teaching astronomy and physics courses, advancing astronomical research, and service activities including advising. Some start-up funds will be available to the successful candidate.

To apply, submit the following application materials: a cover letter delineating your interests and qualifications, a research statement, a teaching philosophy statement, a statement of service interests and philosophy, a curriculum vitae, a list of three references, and required documents electronically at https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/42361.  Application review begins Dec 1, 2023 until position is filled.  

https://dps.aas.org/content/assistant-professor-2

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Message from the Chair: DPS to Continue Hybrid Meetings

It is my pleasure to announce the results of the 2023 DPS elections.

Congratulations to Athena Coustenis, who is the incoming Vice-Chair, and to Steven Vance and Laura Woodney, the incoming Committee members. These elected members will begin their terms of service after the Members Meeting at the 55th Annual DPS meeting in October.

The Division for Planetary Sciences relies on volunteers for its leadership positions and we thank all members who were willing to run for these elected positions. A special thanks to our Nominating Subcommittee, Alessondra Springmann, Morgan Cable, and Tim Livengood for assembling the 2023 slate of candidates, Secretary Maria Womack, for running the elections and to the AAS for their technical support.

Catherine Neish

DPS Chair