Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 14:19:26 -0400
Subject: DPS Mailing #03-20: New Secretary, 2004 mtg, Icarus, jobs

Greetings with my last DPS enews :-) !

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       |1) ANNOUNCING THE NEW DPS SECRETARY LINDA FRENCH EMMONS  |
       |2) 2004 DPS MEETING IN LOUISVILLE                        |
       |3) ICARUS 2004 PERSONAL SUBSCRIPTION RATES ANNOUNCED     |
       |4) JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS                                     |
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NEW DPS SECRETARY

As announced in enews #03-17 (August 20), the DPS Committee has been
considering splitting the Secretary-Treasurer position into two
separate positions, as already allowed by our by-laws. A call for
expressions of interest in either position was issued in that mailing.
At their meeting on September 1 in Monterey, the Committee approved
this split. A second call for volunteers was issued at the Business
Meeting on September 4. At the September 5 DPS Committee meeting
Linda French Emmons was appointed to the Secretary position for the
term 2003-2006. Melissa McGrath will remain in the Treasurer position
through the end of her current term, 2001-2004.  Please welcome Linda
to this new position!  Please send all future enews items to her
(lfrench@iwu.edu). 

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2004 DPS MEETING IN LOUISVILLE

The Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical
Society will hold its 36th Annual Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky
November 8-12, 2004. The meeting web site is http://dps04.org.
Special features include a Sunday night reception at the Louisville
Slugger Museum and a Wednesday night banquet at Churchill Downs,
starting with a live race at the historic track. Groundbreaking new
science is expected to be announced in Louisville from the recently
arrived Cassini Mission to Saturn and Titan, the newly launched Space
Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF), two recently landed Mars
Exploration Rovers (MER), the just-returned Genesis solar-wind sample
mission, and more.  Local attractions include Fort Knox, Mammoth Cave
National Park, Maker's Mark Distillery, My Old Kentucky Home State
Park, the Kentucky Horse Park, the Falls of the Ohio State Park, and
the new Muhammad Ali Center in downtown Louisville.

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ICARUS 2004 PERSONAL SUBSCRIPTION RATES ANNOUNCED

Once again through a special arrangement between the DPS and Elsevier,
DPS members may obtain personal electronic or personal print
subscriptions to Icarus at a special reduced rate.  This rate for 2004
is $99 for print, $99 for electronic, or $198 for both, and is
available only by direct order from Elsevier using the form available
at the DPS website: http://www.aas.org/~dps/dps.html (This form was
included in the registration packet at the Monterey meeting.)  Because
of the special handling required to process DPS orders, you are asked
to submit your order no later than December 15.

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

Post-doctoral Position - Jet Propulsion Laboratory. CCD Photometry of
Distant Comets and Asteroids. Contact: Paul Weissman, (818) 354-2636;
e-mail: paul.r.weissman@jpl.nasa.gov

Faculty position in Planetary Science - University of California
Berkeley. Deadline December 1, 2003. Details at http://cips.berkeley.edu 

Astrobiology Postdoctoral Fellows - University of Hawaii. Innovative
multi-disciplinary environment linking biological, chemical, geological
and astronomical sciences. Details at http://www.ifa.hawaii.edu/UHNAI.

See also AAS Job Register: http://www.aas.org/JobRegister/index.html

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                                         Melissa McGrath, DPS Treasurer
** FUTURE SUBMISSIONS to DPS Secretary Linda French: lfrench@iwu.edu **