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Some of the exciting professional opportunities that are available:

NASA Postdoctoral Fellow
Nationwide, US Nationwide

Head of new Centre for Expertise on Modelling the Atmosphere and Climate (CEMAC)
Leeds, West Yorkshire
University of Leeds

Visiting Scientist 15-114
College Park, MD
Colorado State University, CIRA

Postdocs Applying Climate Expertise Fellowships (PACE)
UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs

Research Associate - Climate Informatics
Columbia, MO
University of Missouri

Research Associate IV (Cloud & Visibility Meteorologist/

Kansas City, MO
Colorado State University, CIRA

Research Associate III (World Area Forecast System Meteorologist/
Developer) 15-112

Kansas City, MO
Colorado State University, CIRA

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Spotlight: Suggest a Session Topic for the 96th AMS Annual Meeting

Annual Session TopicsWhether you are a student, early career, or established scientist, you can help “jazz up” the New Orleans meeting with your ideas for new session topics! If you would like to see a topic added to the sessions described in the Conference & Symposium listing, contact the Program Chairs listed in the conference information to suggest a session topic that is more "in tune" with your interests. Deadline for suggestions is 15 May.

Volunteer Opportunities

The AMS Council is currently seeking volunteers to serve on the drafting committee for updating or creating AMS Statements: one committee will update and revise the AMS Policy Statement on Prediction and Mitigation of Flash Floods (which has expired) and another will be drafting a new Statement on Weather, Water, and Climate Policy Priorities.

The AMS Policy Program has initiated a new discussion on the AMS Policy Forum on needs, opportunities, and priorities in weather, water, and climate. This discussion explores how information provided by our community helps benefit society today and potentially more so in the future. Please visit the forum and contribute to the discussion.

Upcoming Dates:

8 May:
Abstract submission deadline for 37th Conference on Radar Meteorology.
15 May:
Hotel reservation deadline for 20th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics: register by this date to get the lowest rate!
29 May:
Application deadline: The AMS Policy Program seeks member volunteers for a Congressional Visit Day (CVD) focused on weather, water, and climate to be held June 23–24, 2015. 
12 June:
Deadline to apply for the Father James B. Macelwane Award! This award recognizes original undergraduate research papers concerned with some phase of the atmospheric sciences. Check details on the AMS website or contact Donna Fernandez with any questions.

Did You Know?

Weatherwise CoverWeatherwise magazine is the perfect graduation present for the weather enthusiast in your life. It is also a great way to thank a science teacher for a job well done and a valuable contribution to your local library or community college. Give the gift of Weatherwise magazine! AMS members pay just $24.95— half the list price— for each six-issue subscription. Contact AMS Member Services ( amsmembership@ametsoc.orgg) to place your order.

Many AMS specialty conferences have travel grants (/ams/index.cfm/information-for/students/ams-student-travel-grants/) available for senior undergraduate and graduate students who are student members of the AMS. (Undergraduates must be in their senior year of study at the time of application.)

BAMS CoverThe Bulletin wants to hear from you! If you are an AMS Member who has recently been promoted, changed jobs, retired, or been honored with an award, send us your news so we can share it with the weather, water, and climate community in the About Our Members section of BAMS. We’re interested in everything AMS members are doing with their careers and in their communities. Please send your news (along with a photo if you have one) to BAMS News Editor Rachel S. Thomas-Medwid.

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