NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards 2012

Tuesday, November 15, 2011


NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards 2012 

 The Department of Physics at Carleton University invites applications for NSERC-sponsored student research positions in one of the fields of research conducted in our department:

 Medical Physics

 Particle Physics

 Some of these awards can be held in conjunction with the CERN Summer Undergraduate Research Experience; see http://www.ipp.ca/programs/CERN_summer.shtml for details and application instructions.

Students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents, are currently in their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th years of an honours physics program, and who have a cumulative average of at least A- are eligible. NSERC will provide return air-fare, where applicable. Normally, the position is for four months. The NSERC awards will be supplemented by researchers at Carleton. The amount of the subsidy has not yet been set but it will be such to give total monthly stipends of at least the following:

Students Completing 2nd year:  $2,400.00 per month

Students Completing 2nd year:  $2,500.00 per month

Students Completing 4th and 5th years:  $2,600.00 per month

Applications are to be filled electronically through the NSERC web site.  Details are provided at: http://www1.carleton.ca/curo/news-and-funding/nserc-usra-program/

A copy of the application (including an up-to-date transcript) as well as a resume and an ordered preference list of research projects MUST also be mailed to:

Dr. Manuella Vincter
Department of Physics, 3302 HP
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario  K1S 5B6 

OR sent electronically to Dr. Manuella Vincter (vincteratphysics [dot] carleton [dot] ca)

Wherever possible, we will try to assign you to your top choice of project. 

The deadline for receipt of applications is January 11, 2012.

For further information, contact: Dr. Manuella Vincter (vincteratphysics [dot] carleton [dot] ca)