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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 683258
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Facility For Rare Isotope Beams
Department: Facility For Rare Isotope Beams 10049299
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

Position Summary

MSU is seeking to fill a position of a post-doctoral research associate beginning in June 2021. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to research efforts in nuclear reaction theory at NSCL. The appointment will initially be for one year with the possibility of renewal up to three years, depending on performance and the availability of funds.

Michigan State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Nuclear Theory

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in nuclear theory, or anticipate Ph.D. completion by Summer 2021.

Applicants are expected to have knowledge in the area of direct reaction theory and experience with writing scientific codes.

Ability to work with export controlled technologies.

Desired Qualifications

Applicants should have a strong research record and display significant initiative as well as communication skills that complement their technical skills.

Required Application Materials

Interested candidates are requested to submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and a brief statement of research interests, as well as contact information for at least three letters of recommendation.

Special Instructions

Applicants should contact Filomena Nunes ( if they have questions.

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