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Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska

Primary Institution: University of Nebraska
Affiliation: Department of Physics and Astronomy
City: Lincoln
State: NE
Job Duration: 8 to 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Description: The National Science Foundation recently funded a Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) entitled Quantum and Spin Phenomena in Nanomagnetic Structures at the University of Nebraska.  The MRSEC involves faculty and students from Physics, Chemistry, and Engineering in state-of-the-art research in nanoscale magnetic materials, and offers many opportunities for scientists and students to become involved.  We are seeking two pairs (one Professor and one undergraduate student per pair) from four-year colleges or universities to become engaged in this research during the summer of 2005.  Summer stipends will be provided, and it is anticipated that the collaboration will continue during the 2005/2006 academic year.  The summer stipend for the professorial member of the pair will be 1/9th of the Professor's academic year salary for up to two months of full time commitment to the MRSEC project.  The student will receive $350/week plus room and board for up to 10 weeks.
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/15/2005
Job Website: http://www.mrsec.unl.edu

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Professor Roger D. Kirby
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE 68588-0111
Email: rkirby1@unl.edu
Phone: 402-472-2784
Fax: 402-472-2879