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1996 Summer Research Assistants (1Dec95) (from Director's Office, NOAO Newsletter No. 44, December 1995) NOAO plans to offer a limited number of research assistant positions during the summer of 1996 as part of the NOAO Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site Program funded by the NSF. Assistants will carry out collaborative research projects with staff scientists on topics ranging from the nature and origin of solar and stellar activity, to galaxies and cosmology. The program is restricted to undergraduate students who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Undergraduate students who will complete their senior year of study before fall 1996 are not eligible to apply. Positions are normally full-time for 10 to 12 weeks between May and September. A salary of $325 per week will be paid to 1996 Summer Research Assistants. Travel expenses between the NOAO site and the student's home or institution will be covered in accordance with the standard NOAO travel policy. Application forms may be obtained from: Revell Rayne NOAO Human Resources Manager P.O. Box 26732 Tucson, AZ 85726-6732 rrayne@noao.edu. In addition to the application form, each applicant must submit a letter detailing research interests and experience, transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, and three letters of recommendation to the above address. Application materials are due by 15 February 1996. Appointments will be announced in early March 1996. NOAO is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. Yvette Estok
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