Interested in spending part of your summer on the Chesapeake Bay or the Atlantic Seashore to collaborate with marine scientists in conducting research and creating classroom resources? COSEE Coastal Trends has two positions available this summer for Teacher Research Fellows to participate in our Scientist-Educator Partnership program. For six weeks, successful candidates will join a team of scientists, science communicators, and undergraduate/graduate students to conduct research and develop educational resources that will communicate science to broader audiences.
Dates: June 23-August 5, 2011
On-site housing during the research experience
A $4,500 stipend
Follow-up and support during the school year
Ideal candidates should:
Teach middle or high school science
Be willing and able to work closely with a diverse team
Be creative, self-motivated, a good leader, and enthusiastic about science and teaching
1 Teacher Research Fellow will study Plankton and the Dead Zone at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Horn Point Lab in Cambridge, MD
1 Teacher Research Fellow will study Barrier Islands and Sea Level Rise at Assateague Island National Seashore (National Park Service) in Berlin, MD
If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact me.
COSEE Coastal Trends