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Quantitative and Physicals Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (QP-SURF)

Primary Institution: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Affiliation: Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
City: Dallas
State: TX
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Junior Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Biophysics
Medical Physics
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: To provide an intensive research training experience that leads to an understanding of the planning, discipline, and teamwork involved in the pursuit of basic answers to current questions at the interface of quantitative science and basic biomedical research.  Fellows will pursue individual research projects under the direction of a member of the graduate school faculty.  Lectures, journal clubs, and seminars by faculty members will supplement the research experience.

Applicants must be enrolled in a physics, computer science, mathematics, or chemistry degree program at the undergraduate level and have completed the sophomore year.  Criteria used in selecting fellowship recipients will include college grades, relevant experience, and letters of recommendation from faculty who can assess the applicant's potential for advanced training and success in research that integrates quantitative and biomedical science.
Stipend: $4,000
Benefits: Housing
Application Deadline: 02/09/2012
Job Website: http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/education/graduate-school/programs/non-degree-programs/qp-surf.html
Additional Information: The QP-SURF application is available on-line at http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/education/graduate-school/programs/non-degree-programs/qp-surf.html. Completed applications should be submitted by February 9, 2012.  In addition to submitting an on-line application, official transcripts and reference letters must be received through the mail by February 9, 2012.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Nancy Street
5323 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75390-9004
Email: nancy.street@utsouthwestern.edu
Phone: 214-643-1312
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