Science and Academic Affairs
Science and Academic Affairs (SAA) coordinates scientific and academic activities across all of the
The Division provides services in two main areas:
I. SCIENCE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
This area focuses on activities which provide services to the astronomical community outside the NRAO,
with the goal of fostering a strong U.S. radio astronomy community.
SAA also manages the peer review process for the allocation of telescope time for all NRAO telescopes.
II. SUPPORT OF SCIENCE RESEARCH AT NRAO
In order to provide science planning and functional support for NRAO facilities it is necessary to
have a vibrant, world-class research staff.
The hiring of NRAO scientific staff, their assignment to
functional roles within the Observatory, and the evaluation and career tracking processes are all coordinated
Specific SAA programs for Science Community Development and Support of Science Research at NRAO
are discussed via the links at the left.
SAA Contact Information
520 Edgemont Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Thursday, 21-Apr-2011 13:59:45 EDT
by Carolyn White