Student research assistant needed
to help design an innovative astronomical observatory
and assist in the development of
a corresponding experimental astronomy course.
$3000 stipend plus free room and boardfor 10 weeks this summer,
Monday 21 May to Friday 27 July 2001,
fully integrated with the Department of Physics
summer REU program.
The work will include creating
computer and physical models of the observatory,
optimizing and fine-tuning its design,
and testing and calibrating one of its new telescopes.
Interest or expertise in astronomy,
architecture, mechanical engineering,
or model making is desirable.
Submit a resume and two letters of recommendation by
Friday 6 April 2001to Jennifer Goetz or John Lindner.