Issue 17-05, February 1, 2017
- MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR
- NASA SCIENCE MISSION DIRECTORATE SEEKING VOLUNTEER REVIEWERS
- CALL FOR EXTERNAL REVIEWERS NASA POSTDOCTORAL PROGRAM (NPP)
MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR
The AAS has joined with 150 other scientific and engineering societies,
national associations, and universities to send a letter to President Donald J.
Trump objecting to his January 27th executive order on visas and immigration.
See the press release at
And the letter concludes, “We stand ready to assist you in crafting an immigration
and visa policy that advances US prosperity and ensures strong borders while
staying true to foundational American principles as a nation of immigrants.”
NASA SCIENCE MISSION DIRECTORATE SEEKING VOLUNTEER
REVIEWERS FOR ROSES AND NESSF
Science Mission Directorate is seeking subject matter experts to serve as mail-in
and/or panel meeting reviewers of proposals submitted to ROSES-2016
programs in Earth Science and Planetary Science and also our NASA Earth
and Space Science (graduate student) Fellowship programs. The landing page
that will take you to all of the volunteer reviewer forms may be found at
to individual forms appear below.
We are currently seeking reviewers for:
- ROSES-2016 A.51 Earth Science Applications: Food Security and Agriculture
- ROSES-2016 C.3 Solar System Workings
- ROSES-2016 C.4 Habitable Worlds
- 2017 NASA Earth Science Fellowship Proposals
- 2017 NASA Space Science Fellowship Proposals
CALL FOR EXTERNAL REVIEWERS NASA POSTDOCTORAL PROGRAM (NPP)
The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP), managed by USRA, provides young
and more senior scientists the opportunity to work on 1 to 3 year assignments
with NASA scientists and engineers at NASA centers and institutes to advance
NASA’s missions in earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics,
space bioscience, aeronautics, engineering, human exploration and space operations,
astrobiology, and science management. USRA is recruiting well-qualified reviewers
for upcoming applications.
Reviewers may be asked to review up to 5 applications (each application is 15
pages, including figures and citations; double-spaced). Proposals deadlines are
March 1, July 1, and November 1. The reviewer evaluations are submitted online
and those who are eligible will receive an honorarium of $50 for each review submitted.
Reviewers should have the following minimum qualifications: three (3) years
past PhD; 10 or more peer-reviewed publications; at least five (5) peer-reviewed
publications as first author; work in a field relevant to NASA; and show national
and international prominence through awards and invitations to speak at major
If you are interested in being a reviewer, visit https://npp.usra.edu/reviewer_connect/
and create an account. For additional questions email [email protected].
Feel free to pass this information to colleagues.
You may also visit https://npp.usra.edu/ for information about the Program.
Send submissions to:
Anne Verbiscer, DPS Secretary ([email protected])
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