Positions Available

The Department of Physics at Michigan Tech prides itself on a commitment to cutting-edge research, while simultaneously providing top-notch education for both undergraduate and graduate students through hands-on learning experiences with outstanding faculty, staff, and facilities.

Open Positions

Summer Research Experience for Grade 7-12 Science/Math Teachers

There are two positions for an on-campus research experience with Dr. Petra Huentemeyer and her research group, studying extreme astrophysical environments using data from the High Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Gamma Ray Observatory. Teachers may focus their work on helping with the HAWC experiment, applying HAWC data to classroom lessons, or creating new materials around the ideas studied in HAWC research.

Applications will be due March 16, 2022. Questions should be directed to Petra Huentemeyer.


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