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CASPER - NSF Summer RET Program, Baylor University

Primary Institution: Baylor University
Affiliation: CASPER - NSF Summer RET Program
City: Waco
State: TX
Job Duration: 8 week period
Class Requirement: Elementary or Middle or and High School Teachers
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Elementary Particles and Fields
Nonlinear Dynamics
Physics Education Research
Plasmas and Beam Physics
Electrical Engineering
Other Engineering
Description: CASPER's Summer Research Experiences for Teachers Program (sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Baylor University, the Physics Department and CASPER) offers elementary school, middle school and high school teachers an opportunity for active research participation with Baylor University faculty in the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics & Engineering Research. The primary purpose of the Summer RET Program is to allow teachers to develop new curriculum while interacting in a working research environment. This is part of a nation-wide effort to enable public school teachers the opportunity to infuse cutting edge science and technology into the classroom. The eight week program will begin around the first of June and end around the middle of August. (The starting and ending dates are flexible and may be adjusted by up to a week to fit personal schedules.) RET Fellows will be paid up to two months of their current annualized salary for the eight week period.
Stipend: Up to 2 months of their current annualized salary
Application Deadline: 03/12/2005
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Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Truell W. Hyde
One Bear Place #97310
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: 254-710-3763
Fax: 254-710-7309
Secondary Contact: Amy Skaggs
One Bear Place #97310
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: 254-710-3763
Fax: 254-710-7309
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