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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Physics-Astronomy 10032666
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific

Position Summary

Research Associate (Postdoctoral) Position in Experimental Physics specializing in Terahertz Microscopy Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University

Research Associate position is available for a project based on Ultrafast Terahertz Scanning Tunneling Microscopy.  The project involves constructing a third-generation terahertz scanning tunneling microscope (THz-STM) and studying ultrafast dynamics in single molecules, nanostructures, and correlated electron systems with simultaneous ultrafast temporal resolution and atomic spatial resolution.

A Ph. D. degree in physics or related areas is required prior to the starting date. Eligible candidates must have previously constructed an ultrahigh vacuum THz-STM setup and be familiar with all aspects of THz-STM operation, including the theoretical basis of the technique.

Applications should be uploaded to the web site careers.msu.edu using posting number 491666. Applicants should include a CV (with a publication list) and a statement of research interests and accomplishments (no more than two pages). Candidates should include the contact information of three references at the end of their CVs.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will start on March 6th and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be made to the PI of the project, Prof. Tyler Cocker, cocker@pa.msu.edu.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and we endeavor to facilitate employment assistance to spouses or partners of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Physics or related areas

Minimum Requirements

A Ph. D. degree in physics or related areas is required prior to the starting date. Eligible candidates must have previously constructed an ultrahigh vacuum THz-STM setup and be familiar with all aspects of THz-STM operation, including the theoretical basis of the technique.

Required Application Materials

Applications should be uploaded to the web site careers.msu.edu using posting number 491666. Applicants should include a CV (with a publication list) and a statement of research interests and accomplishments (no more than two pages). Candidates should include the contact information of three references at the end of their CVs.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will start on March 6th and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be made to the PI of the project, Prof. Tyler Cocker, cocker@pa.msu.edu.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and we endeavor to facilitate employment assistance to spouses or partners of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions.

Special Instructions

Applications should be uploaded to the web site careers.msu.edu using posting number 491666. Applicants should include a CV (with a publication list) and a statement of research interests and accomplishments (no more than two pages). Candidates should include the contact information of three references at the end of their CVs.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will start on March 6th and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be made to the PI of the project, Prof. Tyler Cocker, cocker@pa.msu.edu.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and we endeavor to facilitate employment assistance to spouses or partners of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions.

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