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Stony Brook University, Physics & Astronomy Dept. REU Program

Primary Institution: Stony Brook University
Affiliation: Physics & Astronomy Dept. REU Program
City: Stony Brook
State: NY
Job Duration: 8 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Nuclear Physics
Description: The Department of Physics & Astronomy at Stony Brook University is hosting an eight-week program for qualified undergraduate physics and/or astronomy majors. The program gives students an intensive research experience with leading researchers in the field.

REU participants will be assigned to a faculty mentor and become fully integrated into active research groups using state-of-the-art facilities. Participants will have the opportunity to work closely with their faculty mentor, attend weekly seminars, participate in workshops and present their research results at a student symposium at the close of the program.

Participants will be placed in one of the following areas:

Astronomy
High Energy Particle Physics
Instructional Apparatus Development
Laser and Optics
Nuclear Physics
Solid State Physics
Theoretical Physics

To learn more about our Physics & Astronomy Department, please visit: http://insti.physics.sunysb.edu/Physics/

The REU Physics Program is open to all undergraduate students majoring in the field of physics and/or astronomy, Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The State University of New York is an affirmative action, equal oportunity educator and employer.

There is no absolute deadline for submission of applications: offers will be made on a rolling basis beginning on February 15th until all available positions are filled.
Stipend: $3,400
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/01/2011
Job Website: http://www.stonybrook.edu/ureca/physicsreu.htm
Additional Information: The application deadline is recommended, but not required as we have rolling admissions.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Karen Kernan
N3005 Melville Library
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3557
Email: kkernan@notes.cc.sunysb.edu
Phone: 631-632-7114
Fax: 631-632-4525