AAS Committee on the Status of Women 
Issue of January 26, 2007 
eds. Patricia Knezek, Joan Schmelz, Geoffrey Clayton, & Hannah Jang-Condell 
 
This week's issues: 
 
1. Presentations from CSWA session at Seattle AAS/AAPT Meeting  
 
2. Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University 
Residential Research Fellows Program 
 
3. CSWP events at Denver APS Meeting 
 
4. CSWP event at Jacksonville DPF Meeting 
 
5. Nordic Network of Women in Physics Workshop, Denmark 
 
6. FORWARD TO PROFESSORSHIP WORKSHOP 
 
********** The following positions were taken from WIPHYS ********** 
 
7. Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, 
Bucknell University 
 
8. Research Internship for Undergraduate Women 
 
9. How to submit, subscribe, or unsubscribe to AASWOMEN 
 
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1. Presentations from CSWA session at Seattle AAS/AAPT Meeting now available 
From: Hannah Jang-Condell (hannahdtm.ciw.edu) 
 
The presentations made by Rachel Ivie on the CSWA Longitudinal Study  
and Hannah Jang-Condell on Family Leave Policies are now available at 
http://www.aas.org/cswa/MEETINGS.html  
by following the link to the Jan 2007, Seattle, WA meeting.   
 
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2. Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University Residential Research Fellows Program 
Londa Schiebinger (jmgrubastanford.edu) 
 
Call for Applications: 2007-2008 
 
The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford  
University invites applications for residential fellowships for the  
academic year 2007-2008. Applications will be considered from tenured  
and tenure-track faculty, and postdoctoral scholars from the U.S. and  
foreign universities; or from practitioners of women^s traditional  
knowledges. Candidates may apply as individuals or as small groups  
(e.g. 2-4 individuals). 
 
Fellowships are offered in the following interdisciplinary areas:  
Gendered Innovations in Knowledge; Gender in the Physical and  
Technical Sciences, and Math; Gender in Engineering; Gender in  
Environmental Sciences; Gender in the Life Sciences; Clustering in  
Scientific Subfields; Dual-Career Academic Couples; Women and Gender  
in High-Tech; Technology Entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley; and Women^s  
Traditional Knowledges. 
  
Fellows must be in residence at Stanford University's Clayman  
Institute for the duration of their fellowship. Fellowship stipends  
range from $36,000 for postdoctoral scholars to $60,000 for senior  
faculty and practitioners of women's traditional knowledges. The award  
is calculated for a residency of three quarters (the equivalent of  
nine months), or it may be prorated for a commitment of less time. 
  
 To apply and for further information, please visit the Clayman  
Institute website at http://gender.stanford.edu. 
  
Complete applications are to be received in our office by 5:00pm (PST)  
on Thursday, March 1, 2007. Applications may be mailed or faxed. 
  
 Please direct any questions to Jane Gruba-Chevalier at  
jmgrubastanford.edu or (650) 725-0372. 
 
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3. CSWP events at Denver APS Meeting 
From: WIPHYS of January 23, 2007 
 
CSWP/FIAP NETWORKING BREAKFAST, MARCH 6, DENVER 
CSWP and the Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics (FIAP) will co-sponsor a 
networking breakfast from 7:30-9:30 am on Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at the APS 
meeting in Denver.  Both men and women are welcome to attend.  Enjoy a 
delicious full breakfast and hear an informal talk by Lisa Dhar of InPhase 
Technologies.  Cost: $15.  $5 for physics students, thanks to FIAP's 
generosity.  Please pre-register at 
http://www.aps.org/meetings/march/special.cfm as there may be only limited 
space for walk-ins.  The breakfast will be held in the Convention Center to 
allow those who wish to attend invited sessions.   
 
COM/CSWP DESSERT RECEPTION, MARCH 6, DENVER 
Enjoy a dessert buffet, learn about the work of the Committee on Minorities in 
Physics and the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics, network with 
colleagues, and unwind after a long day of sessions.  This event will be held 
on Tuesday, March 6, 7:00-8:00 pm in the Adams Mark Hotel (Governor's Square 
16).     
 
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4. CSWP/DPF NETWORKING LUNCHEON, APRIL 16, JACKSONVILLE 
From: WIPHYS of January 23, 2007 
 
The Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) and the Division of 
Particles and Fields (DPF) will co-sponsor a buffet luncheon from 
12:00-1:30 pm on Monday, April 16, 2007 at the APS meeting at the Hyatt 
Regency Hotel, Jacksonville, FL.    
 
The luncheon is open to all: both men and women are welcome to attend.  
This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy a full buffet lunch and network with 
colleagues!  Joanne Hewett of SLAC will be the informal speaker.  Cost: $20.  
Students are $5, thanks to the generosity of DPF.  Please pre-register at  
http://www.aps.org/meetings/april/social.cfm .   
 
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5. FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT - NORDIC NETWORK OF WOMEN IN PHYSICS WORKSHOP, DEMARK 
From: WIPHYS of January 26, 2007 
 
The next workshop of Nordic Network of Women in Physics (NorWiP) will be held 
in Lyngby, Denmark, August 16-17th 2007; see 
http://www.mic.dtu.dk/English/Norwip.aspx . 
 
Confirmed invited speakers include Naomi Halas, Rice University, Texas, 
Meg Urry from Yale University, Connecticut, and Anne Borg from Norwegian 
University of Science and Technology. There will be workshops in: Self 
management: Balancing family and career; Negotiation techniques; Presentation 
techniques; Dramatic Communication.  More information including a preliminary 
program is available at the webpage: www.mic.dtu.dk/norwip - the webpage will 
regularly be updated. 
Second Announcement will be sent out when registration opens. 
 
Please forward this email to colleagues who will be interested in participate 
in the meeting.  We look forward to seeing you in Lyngby! 
 
The Local Organizing Committee: 
Karin N. Andersen (chair), Johannes Andersen, Alexandra Boltasseva, 
Cathrine Fox Maule, Ramona Mateiu, Inge Rasmussen 
 
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6. FORWARD TO PROFESSORSHIP WORKSHOP, MAY 16-18, 2007  
From: WIPHYS of January 24, 2007 
 
FORWARD in SEM: Focus on Reaching Women for Academics, Research and 
Development in Science, Engineering and Mathematics. 
 
Travel assistance is available. Attend the workshop and learn strategies 
for navigating the tenure-track process, apply and negotiate for a position, 
secure research funding, get the most out of teaching, arriving at a 
career, home and personal balance. Keynote speaker: Gail Simmons, Dean 
of Science and Technology, College of Staten Island 
City University of New York. 
 
For more information visit http://www.seas.gwu.edu/~forward/advance or 
contact Yell Inverso at 
forward.officegallaudet.edu . 
A joint program of the George Washington and Gallaudet Universities 
funded by a National Science Foundation ADVANCE leadership award. 
 
 
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7. VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS - TWO POSITIONS,  
DEPT OF PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY, BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY 
From: WIPHYS of January 23, 2007 
 
The Department of Physics & Astronomy has two openings for visiting assistant 
professors beginning August 2007.  These positions are one-year leave 
replacement positions with the possibility of an extension to a second year.  
Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in physics or astronomy 
(or equivalent) and potential for excellence in teaching.  (ABD candidates 
will be considered.)  
Candidates will be expected to teach at all levels of the curriculum.  The 
Department of Physics & Astronomy has a history of actively involving students 
in research projects.  Bucknell is a highly selective, predominately 
undergraduate, private university with 3500 students and a Physics & Astronomy 
Department with 11 permanent faculty.  Application materials include a resume, 
a statement that addresses your potential as a teacher and your scholarly 
interests, and three letters of recommendation.  For additional information 
and to apply please go to www.bucknell.edu/jobs.  Review of applications  
will begin February 9, 2007.  Bucknell University encourages applications 
from women and members of minority groups (EEO/AA). www.bucknell.edu/physics 
 
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8. RESEARCH INTERNSHIP FOR UNDERGRADUATE WOMEN 
From: WIPHYS of January 23, 2007 
 
Information on the 2007 APS/IBM Research Internship for Undergraduate Women is 
now available!  These summer internships are salaried positions typically 10 
weeks long, and include in addition a $2,500 grant, plus the opportunity to 
work with a mentor at one of three IBM research locations.  Applications must 
be submitted by February 1, 2007.  Complete details on the program and how to 
apply are available at  
http://www.aps.org/programs/women/scholarships/index.cfm  
 
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