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Subject: 2 Announcements: Mentors Needed and Job Announcement

Hi all, We need your help at AGU this Fall! Please consider serving as a meeting mentor for a student participating in
Phase I of the 2005-2006 MS PHD'S (Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher
Degrees of Success in Earth System Science) Professional Development Program
during the 2005 Fall AGU meeting.

As a science meeting mentor, you will interact with an undergraduate or
graduate student interested in pursuing an earth/ocean science-related
career. If you agree to serve as a meeting mentor you will be asked to:
* Communicate with one student before the 2005 Fall AGU meeting (an
opportunity to introduce yourselves, discover common academic interests,
etc.) if possible
* Participate in a 30 minute orientation on Monday, Dec. 5th from
12:30PM-1:00PM in the Moscone Center Room 3010 (lunch will be provided) and
meet with your mentee immediately following the orientation
* Discuss a minimum of four presentations with your assigned mentee during
the 2005 Fall AGU meeting
* Facilitate networking (introduce your mentee to other scientists with
similar interests) during and after the 2005 Fall AGU meeting
* Offer academic and career advice during and after the 2005 Fall AGU

You can learn more about the MS PHD'S Professional Development Program at

If you are interested in serving as a mentor, please complete the brief
on-line survey found at
as soon as possible.

If you have previously served as a mentor in the MS PHD'S Professional
Development Program you do not need to complete a new survey.  However, you
will need to send an email to indicating your
willingness to serve as a mentor during the 2005 Fall AGU Meeting.

Thanks in advance for considering participating in this worthwhile endeavor!
Dr. Ashanti  "Suné" Johnson Pyrtle, Assistant Professor
College of Marine Science, University of South Florida,
140 7th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL  33701
tel: 727.553.1301, fax: 727.553.1189, E-mail:
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT at the University of South Carolina

Assistant Professor - Coastal Ocean Wave Modeling - The Department of Geological Sciences and the Marine Science Program at the University of South Carolina invite applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in the general area of Physical Oceanography with emphasis on modeling coastal oceanic linear & non-linear oscillatory phenomena. This position is part of an ongoing initiative to enhance coastal ocean science at the University of South Carolina. The position is a 9-month academic year appointment as Primary Marine Science faculty with an Associate position at the Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. Post-Doctoral experience is desirable.

For more information, please see the attached Job Announcement or visit our website at: .  Review of Applications starts January 1st.

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