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Hydrologic Science Meeting - June 2022

AGU VOLUNTEER LEADERS NEEDED

The Hydrologic Science Meeting serves to advance hydrology and related global convergent science issues and help address and expose local and regional issues worldwide. The conference’s 2022 theme is Frontiers in Hydrology: A Changing Earth and Society.

This research and solutions conference will be executed in partnership with AGU and CUAHSI (Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc.).

AGU is searching for volunteer leaders for the Program Committee for the Hydrologic Science Meeting. AGU seeks a program Co-Chair, a program Vice Chair, and student and early career representatives for the Program Committee. Applications information is below and the search for volunteer leaders will close 15 July. Co-Chair and Vice Chair positions will be interviewed by a Search Committee in August and final decisions will be made shortly after that.

AGU STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, HYDROLOGIC SCIENCE MEETING POSITION 2022

Deadline to submit:  July 15, 2020

To apply, submit your letter of interest and CV: [email protected]

Position Summary: The Student Representative serves as a member of the Program Committee and plans events and ancillary meetings for students that will attend this meeting. The position is critical to creating a rounded meeting that represents all career stages of science. This representative prepares and/or responds to issues concerning new approaches, recommend new policies that impact the scientific program, convenes or solicits author participation, creates or modifies general meeting policies and handles other issues.  The representative ensures that student representation is carried throughout programming both at events/activities and throughout the scientific program.


Responsibilities:

  • Help organize, program, and recruit students for activities and events, including but not limited to: Career Center and Student Lounge, Student Mixer or Event, Business Meetings and Workshops, Student Presentation Evaluations (oral and poster), volunteer opportunities
  • Proactively promote the meeting to the relevant communities.
  • Recruit plenary speakers and organizing ancillary events such as student functions, social gatherings, etc.
  • Actively solicit sessions and presenters from leading scientists in order to facilitate the best sessions for the meeting program.
  • Work with AGU staff, the Program Committee, AGU leadership and AGU members to enhance the reputation of the Hydrologic Sciences Meeting.
  • Participate in discussions face-to-face or virtual, as required and appropriate.
  • Attend three in-person meetings of the Program and Organizing Committees, as well as periodic teleconferences.

Time Commitment: At the low end, the time commitment is approximately 2 hours a month. During peak planning (Fall 2021, February and March 2022), it could be up to 15 hours a month.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an AGU member with expertise and experience in hydrology, whether it be from a scientific, engineering, or civic point of view
  • Must be a student at the time of application
  • Ideal candidates would also:
    • Understand AGU’s governance structure
    • Be organized with a willingness and flexibility to work well in a group
    • Be open and visionary to incorporate related disciplines and related topics while anticipating needs, opportunities and problems
    • Create and inspire new meeting and session approaches and designs for strengthening the importance and value of the meeting

Duration: 2-year term associated with the June 2022 meeting.

AGU EARLY CAREER REPRESENTATIVE, HYDROLOGIC SCIENCE MEETING POSITION

Deadline to submit:  July 15, 2020

To apply, submit your letter of interest and CV: [email protected]

Position Summary: The Early Career Representative serves as a member of the Program Committee and plans events and ancillary meetings for early career scientists that will attend this meeting. The position is critical to creating a rounded meeting that represents all career stages of science. This representative prepares and/or responds to issues concerning new approaches, recommend new policies that impact the scientific program, convenes or solicits author participation, creates or modifies general meeting policies and handles other issues.  The representative ensures that early career representation is carried throughout programming both at events/activities and throughout the scientific program.

Responsibilities:

  • Help organize, program, and recruit students for activities and events, including but not limited to: Career Center and Student Lounge, Early Career Mixer or Event, Business Meetings and Workshops, Student Presentation Evaluations (oral and poster), volunteer opportunities
  • Proactively promote the meeting to the relevant communities.
  • Recruit plenary speakers and organizing ancillary events such as early career functions, social gatherings, etc.
  • Actively solicit sessions and presenters from leading scientists in order to facilitate the best sessions for the meeting program.
  • Work with AGU staff, the Program Committee, AGU leadership and AGU members to enhance the reputation of the Hydrologic Sciences Meeting.
  • Participate in discussions face-to-face or virtual, as required and appropriate.
  • Attend three in-person meetings of the Program and Organizing Committees, as well as periodic teleconferences.

Time Commitment: At the low end, the time commitment is approximately 2 hours a month. During peak planning (Fall 2021, February and March 2022), it could be up to 15 hours a month.

Qualifications:

  • Must be an AGU member with expertise and experience in hydrology, whether it be from a scientific, engineering, or civic point of view
  • Must be an early career scientist at the time of application. An early career scientist is defined as less than 10 years past receiving their terminal degree
  • Ideal candidates would also:
    • Understand AGU’s governance structure
    • Be organized with a willingness and flexibility to work well in a group
    • Be open and visionary to incorporate related disciplines and related topics while anticipating needs, opportunities and problems
    • Create and inspire new meeting and session approaches and designs for strengthening the importance and value of the meeting

Duration: 2-year term associated with the June 2022 meeting.