Date: Wed, 18 Aug 1999 11:05:51 -0500 (EST)
Subject: CSWA Newsletter of 8/18/99

            AAS Committee on the Status of Women
     weekly issues of  8/18/99, ed. by Priscilla Benson
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This week's issue:

1.  Job Notice

1.  Job Notice

From: Gay Kennedy


(formerly Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories)


The Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (formerly 
Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories) is pleased to 
announce an opening, through an Institute-wide competition, 
for an astronomer to join the vigorous program of research 
in astronomy and astrophysics supported by the Institute of 
Advanced Studies of The Australian National University, 
Canberra, ACT.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified women and 
men for five to seven IAS Fellowships to start in the year 
2000.  Appointment may be at Level A ($AU 42,201 - 45,159) 
or at Level B ($AU 47,435 - 55,966) and is for two years.  
In addition, each appointment carries a research support 
grant.  Assistance with relocation expenses is available.

Areas of Research Interest:  The School is at the forefront 
of research in cosmology, extragalactic astronomy, high 
energy astrophysics, stellar evolution, interstellar 
physics, galaxy dynamics and evolution, and galactic 
structure.  Applicants with experience in observational or 
theoretical studies in these areas are invited to apply.

Tasks:  To undertake full time, self-directed research in 
Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Research School of 
Astronomy and Astrophysics; to participate in graduate 
training and/or advising PhD students as required; to 
perform Observatory-wide duties as directed, for example, 
the planning and organising of conferences, and assisting 
with Summer Research Scholar and summer school programs.

Qualifications:	PhD (or equivalent) in astronomy or a 
relevant discipline.

Contact:  Professor Jeremy Mould, Director, RSAA, Telephone:  
(61 2) 6249 0266.

Details:  Guidelines and application details are on the Web 
at or may be 
obtained, before applying, from the School Secretary, RSAA, 
Telephone:  (61 2) 6249 0224, Fax:  (61 2) 6249 5637, 

Closing Date:  27 August 1999				Reference:  IAS

Applicants must submit one electronic copy by e-mail to and two paper copies by mail to:  
Ms Loris Trainor, Research Services Office, Chancelry 2B, 
The Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, 
Australia.  Other important instructions are listed in the 
guidelines referred to above.

The University has a "non-smoking" policy in all University 
buildings and vehicles. THE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL 
OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  The University's EEO Policy forms 
part of the Selection Documentation   
Gay Kennedy
School Secretary
Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics
  (formerly Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories)
The Australian National University
CANBERRA  ACT  0200  Australia

Phone:  	+  61  2  6249 0224
Fax:    	+  61  2  6249 5637

End of CSWA Newsletter of 8/18/99