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Department of Physics & Astronomy

Undergraduate Employment

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From time to time, the department hires undergraduate teaching assistants if we do not have sufficient graduate-student TAs to meet our requirements. Preference is given to Physics students who have completed 2nd year, but others may apply. At present (Summer 2017), we need to hire several TAs for each of the fall and winter terms, and are seeking applications from qualified people. We will keep your application on file for the school year, but it may be useful to re-apply in March for the summer terms. Hiring decisions are mostly made just before the start of each term (end of August, beginning of January, and in April for the summer terms), although sometimes we need to hire in the middle of a term. If you have any questions, you can contact Harold Haugen at haugenh@mcmaster.ca

Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship Application

Applications are now open for the Summer 2018 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRAs). These prestigious awards give exceptional undergraduates the opportunity to work a fully-funded 16-week term with a professor on a research project. More information including the list of available projects and how to apply can be found in the link below.

NSERC USRA Application Information

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

Department of Physics & Astronomy,
McMaster University

ABB-241
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4M1

Contact Information

Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.24559
Fax:
(905) 546-1252
Email Inquiries:
physics@mcmaster.ca

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

Department of Physics & Astronomy,
McMaster University

ABB-241
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4M1

Contact Information

Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.24558
Fax:
(905) 546-1252
Email Inquiries:
physics@mcmaster.ca