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Name: Research Experience for Teachers Program
School/Institution: Princeton University: Princeton Center for Complex Materials
City: Princeton
State: NJ
Opportunity Type: RET
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Description: The Princeton Center for Complex Materials (PCCM) at Princeton University conducts a Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program each Summer, pending funding. The RET is for high school teachers who teach Chemistry, Physics, Technology, or related subjects and who wish to enrich their curriculum by experiencing state-of-the-art research in Materials Science. Teachers in RET conduct research full-time in the lab of a PCCM faculty member. The program is coordinated with our Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. RET and REU are funded by the National Science Foundation. The number of positions depends on funding.
Duration: 5-8 weeks
Application Deadline: 05/01/2012
Due March 1st of year of participation
Opportunity Website: http://www.princeton.edu/~pccm/outreach/ret/
Sponsor Link: http://mrsec.org/education/

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Stipend
Benefit Explanation: $1000 salary per week

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Daniel Steinberg
Princeton University
70 Prospect Avenue, Bowen Hall
Princeton, NJ 08540-5211
Phone: 609-258-5598