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Wednesday, 11 May 2011

CRANN Offers Unique Opportunity for Lucky Science Teacher


CRANN (TCD's Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices) is offering a unique opportunity for a Science Teacher this Summer - a six week work placement in the beautiful surroundings of Trinity College’s Leading Research Institute and learn more about nanoscience in this world‐class facility.

The lucky teacher will be helping to develop materials for Transition Year classes, based on CRANN's excellent new DVD, “Nano in My Life” (Module 1 of which is embedded below with the remaining available on their YouTube Channel). It is hoped that the content created during the six week work placement, which will be professionally designed, will be available for download from September 2011 for teachers nationwide.

Applicant do not need a great knowledge of nanoscience but are required to enthusiasm, creativity, good research and writing skills in abundance. If you are interested in working with CRANN or to discuss informally, please contact Mary Colclough, Communications and Outreach Manager in CRANN via email or by telephoning 01‐8963022. The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 3rd June. Click here to visit the CRANN website or here to download full details of the job description and application form.

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