Michigan State University, FRIB Theory Alliance

Position ID:MSU-FRIBTA-FTF [#11880]
Position Title: FRIB theory fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Various locations, United States
Subject Area: Physics / Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2018/10/12 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2018/09/08, finished 2019/01/25)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The FRIB Theory Alliance is seeking outstanding candidates for an FRIB Theory Fellowship. The successful candidate will conduct independent or collaborative research at a Partner Institution on nuclear structure, reactions, astrophysics, and/or fundamental symmetries relevant to the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB). The FRIB Theory Alliance is a consortium of universities and national laboratories actively engaged in theoretical research in FRIB science. FRIB will be a new national user facility for nuclear science, funded by the DOE Office of Science and operated by Michigan State University. The FRIB Theory Fellowship is a 2-yr position with the possibility of renewal for a maximum of 5 years. The initial stipend is $75k and this position has an annual travel budget of up to $5k. This FRIB Theory Fellow will be an employee of Michigan State University stationed at a Partner Institution by mutual agreement. The successful candidate must demonstrate great promise for high scientific achievement in FRIB science and is expected to advance into an open faculty or permanent staff position in the field within 5 years of their initial appointment. The Partner Institutions and host contact information are:

Argonne National Laboratory – Robert Wiringa: wiringa@anl.gov

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – Dan Kasen: dkasen@lbl.gov

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory – Erich Ormand: ormand1@llnl.gov

Ohio University – Charlotte Elster: elster@ohio.edu

Requirements: PhD in nuclear theory or related area and the ability to work with export controlled items. The application deadline is October 12, 2018. Applicants should also communicate their interest with specific Partner Institutions listed here. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
FRIB Theory Alliance

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