Michigan State University, FRIB Theory Alliance

Position ID:MSU-FRIBTA-FTF [#16717]
Position Title: FRIB theory fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Various locations, United States
Subject Area: Physics / Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2020/10/05 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2020/08/28, updated 2020/08/24, listed until 2020/10/05)
Position Description:    

The FRIB Theory Alliance is seeking outstanding candidates for two FRIB Theory Fellows, one at Michigan State University (MSU) and the other hosted by a Partner Institution (listed below). The successful candidates will conduct independent or collaborative research 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-year position with the possibility of renewal for a maximum of 5 years. The initial stipend is $77k 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 hosting institution by mutual agreement. The successful candidates must demonstrate great promise for high scientific achievement in FRIB science and are expected to advance into an open faculty or permanent staff position in the field within 5 years of their initial appointment.

Applicants should communicate their interest to a specific hosting institution. The Hosting Institutions and host contact information are:
Ohio University - Daniel Phillips: phillid1@ohio.edu
Washington University in St. Louis - Saori Pastore: saori@wustl.edu
Michigan State University - Filomena Nunes: nunes@nscl.msu.edu

Please apply at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16717. The application deadline is October 5, 2020. Three reference letters are also due by this date. If you have any questions please contact Kristina Launey, klauney@lsu.edu.

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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