The gateway course focuses on a single theme (Great Lakes environmental issues), around which we introduce many basic concepts of science and math, e.g., in statistics, fluid dynamics, water chemistry, microbiology, ecology. The course also includes two weeks of group research projects. The GSI position is 75% for two months, although the actual class time runs from , four days a week, 3.5 hours a day.
To apply, posting # 136890 is listed at http://careers.umich.edu/. I'm also happy to meet with anyone who is interested in learning more.