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Students contact faculty to find a research mentor and then apply for funding through UGAR. UGAR does not match students with faculty mentors.
Online database of research projects: contact faculty who have posted projects that are of interest to you.
Note the following:
Other suggestions for finding a faculty mentor for research:
All tenure-line and research-track faculty at the college and professional schools may supervise undergraduates in research. Research-track faculty includes research assistant professors, research associate professors, and research professors. Geisel School of Medicine faculty with the titles of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor may supervise undergraduates in research.
Faculty with other types of appointments may be eligible to supervise undergraduates. The first step of the approval process is for the relevant department/program chair or dean to submit the online approval form.
Only those who are currently employed by Dartmouth are eligible to supervise undergraduates in research. Those whose primary employment is elsewhere but have adjunct or courtesy appointments at Dartmouth are not eligible to supervise undergraduates in research. Emeritus faculty are no longer employees of the College so are considered to be volunteers. Department/program chairs may grant approval for emeritus faculty to mentor undergraduate researchers, but the chairs would be taking on responsibility for oversight of the emeritus faculty. There is also an additional level of approval required from the Dean of Faculty office of Arts & Sciences or the relevant professional school.
*Postdoctoral Fellows: for those working under the supervision or mentorship of a tenure-line faculty member, that faculty member should be designated as the primary mentor for undergraduate students (the postdoctoral fellow can supervise the student). Postdoctoral fellows who do not have a designated tenure-line faculty member as a mentor and/or collaborator should contact UGAR to determine potential eligibility to mentor undergraduates in research.
NOTE: it is expected that student researchers and faculty mentors both be on campus during the term(s) of the research unless there is a compelling reason to waive this requirement.