The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) User Committee is calling for nominations.

The JWST User Committee (JSTUC) is responsible for advising Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) and the JWST Project on all aspects of observatory operations. Membership is drawn from the U.S, Canadian and ESA communities, and includes representatives from the JWST instrument teams. Further information can be found at:

A number of members are rotating off the committee in the coming year, and STScI is calling for expressions of interest from community members who would like to serve as JSTUC members. Self-nomination is welcome. Submissions should include a cover letter and a one-page curriculum vitae summarizing the nominee’s relevant background and JWST-related interests, and should be submitted by e-mail to There is no restriction on citizenship. Nominations will be considered through April 7, 2021.

Additionally, the user survey for the JWST Cycle 1 proposal process will be closing on January 31, 2021. If you worked on a Cycle 1 proposal and have not yet completed the survey, it is available at: