Michigan State University, FRIB Theory Alliance

Position ID:MSU-FRIBTA-FTF [#19200]
Position Title: FRIB theory fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Various locations, United States
Subject Area: Physics / Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2021/10/11 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2021/08/18, finished 2022/01/12, listed until 2021/10/11)
Position Description:    

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

The FRIB Theory Alliance is seeking outstanding candidates for up to two FRIB Theory Fellows, to be hosted by a Partner Institution (listed below). The successful candidate(s) 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 two-year position with the possibility of renewal for a maximum of five years. The initial stipend is $77k and this position has an annual travel budget of up to $10k. 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 achievement in FRIB science. Past fellows have a track record of moving directly into open faculty or permanent staff positions.

Applicants should communicate their interest to a specific hosting institution. Hosting institutions and host contact information are:

Florida State University: Alexander Volya (avolya@fsu.edu)
Los Alamos National Laboratory: Amy Lovell (lovell@lanl.gov)
University of Washington (Physics Department): Aurel Bulgac (bulgac@uw.edu)
Washington University in St. Louis: Saori Pastore (saori@wustl.edu)

Please apply at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19200. The application deadline is October 11th, 2021. Three reference letters are also due by this date. If you have any questions, please contact Daniel Phillips (phillid1@ohio.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.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research statement
  • Publication list
  • Three reference letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers on this site help popup)
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
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FRIB Theory Alliance