The committee consists of 10 members of the NuSTAR science community, with 2–3 year terms planned. The committee meets 2–3 times per year. Most such meetings are ~1 hour telecons. Further details on the NUC, including its charter, are available on the NUC webpage.
Membership on this committee is open to the world, and NuSTAR intends a committee that is diverse in terms of career stage, gender, ethnicity, and scientific focus.
Interested parties should send self-nomination letters up to one page in length, accompanied by a one-page Curriculum Vitae, to the current NUC chair, John Tomsick, at email@example.com. Letters of self-nomination are due Friday, 2 October 2020.
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