Summer Fellowships for Teachers

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

Benefits include:

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

Specific positions:

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

For details, click here or APPLY ONLINE now.

If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact me.

Thanks!

Cassie Gurbisz
COSEE Coastal Trends
cgurbisz@umces.edu
410-221-8327

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