NTNU/SFU PHYSICS UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER RESEARCH POSITION

SPEND SUMMER 2018 IN TAIWAN!

In partnership with the Department of Physics, National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, SFU Physics is pleased to announce an NTNU/SFU Summer Research Position for Summer 2018. The selected student will undertake a funded 16-week summer research term, with 12 weeks at NTNU and four weeks at SFU.

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Amount of Funding

$8800 CDN total salary over the 16 week period, plus economy class airfare reimbursement and coverage of residence and cafeteria fees at NTNU.

Eligibility

Students must:

  • Be enrolled in any undergraduate physics major or honours program (physics, applied physics, biological physics, chemical physics, or mathematical physics) at SFU at the time of application;
  • Have completed at minimum the first year of an undergraduate physics program at SFU at the time of travel (Summer 2018).

Requirements

  • All eligible students (Co-op or non-Co-op) may apply. However, once selected, the student will be required to enroll in a Co-operative Education (Co-op) work term for Summer 2018.  Regular Co-op Education tuition and fees, including an application fee, will apply. Please see SFU’s Academic Calendar for details.
  • The student will be required to complete Co-op requirements related to this placement, including submission of a Work Report. Please visit the Science Co-Op Website for additional details.

Application Process

1.     Complete the application form available here.

You will need to upload:

  • An unofficial transcript
  • A 250-500 word statement of interest, including answers to the following questions:
    • Why do you want to participate in this program?
    • Which NTNU research project listed at http://i.sfu.ca/eOAzzY interests you most, and why?*
    • What relevant experience would you bring to a physics research project?

2.     Request two academic letters of reference, with at least one from SFU, to be forwarded by referees to physmgr@sfu.ca by the application deadline.

Application Deadline: December 22, 2017

*Note that the selected participant will be matched to a project based on the discretion of the selection committee; we cannot guarantee a match to the identified project.