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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

The FRIB/NSCL Laboratory is seeking a highly qualified individual for a Postdoctoral Research Assistantship in nuclear theory, with a specialization in nuclear density functional theory and its applications to nuclear properties. The successful applicant will be expected to work on large-scale studies of rare isotopes and super heavy nuclei, including ground-state properties, fission, and fusion. Applicants should have previous experience with formal and computational aspects of density functional theory and parallel computing. 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.

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

Ph.D. in nuclear theory and the ability to work with export controlled technologies

Desired Qualifications

Previous experience with formal and computational aspects of density functional theory and high-performance computing.

Required Application Materials

Review of applications will begin on December 22, 2020, and will continue until the position has been filled.

Special Instructions

Interested candidates are requested to submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and a brief statement of research interests, as well contact information of at least three references to provide letters of recommendation.   Applicants should contact Witold Nazarewicz ( if they have questions.

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