Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University

Position ID:MSU-Physics-RA1 [#11202, 491060]
Position Title: Theoretical Physics Postdoc at Michigan State University
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:East Lansing, Michigan 48824, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2018/07/31 (posted 2018/05/23, listed until 2018/10/17)
Position Description:    

Theoretical Physics Postdoc at Michigan State University

Stephen Hsu, Vice-President for Research and Professor of Physics at MSU, anticipates filling postdoctoral positions to start in the summer or fall of 2018. The successful applicant will have broad interests in theoretical physics and good computational skills. In addition to research in particle physics and cosmology, he or she will work on problems in machine learning and computational genomics.

Ongoing MSU theoretical physics research includes QCD theory and phenomenology, electroweak symmetry breaking mechanisms, supersymmetry and other beyond-the-standard-model scenarios, cosmology, and collider phenomenology. Recently, a new group of 3 theorists have been hired in the area of lattice QCD.

The Physics/Astronomy Department at MSU has 60 faculty members; it has strong research programs in Condensed Matter Physics, Nuclear Physics, and Astronomy, in addition to High Energy Physics (

Applications should be uploaded to the web site using posting 498284. Applicants should submit a CV, research plan, and publication list along with three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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Contact: Dr. Stephen Hsu, 517-884-5581, 571-355-6661 (fax)
Email: email
Postal Mail:
567 Wilson Road
East Lansing, MI 48824
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