Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University

Position ID:MSU-Physics-RA [#8582]
Position Title: HEPT Postdoc
Position Location:East Lansing, Michigan 48824, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / HEP-Theory (hep-th)
Starting Date:2017/08/15
Appl Deadline: (posted 2016/11/16, listed until 2017/05/16)
Position Description:    

The High Energy Theory group at Michigan State University anticipates filling one postdoctoral position starting in the Fall of 2017.

The MSU High Energy Theory group consists of ten faculty members: Sekhar Chivukula, Steve Hsu, Huey-Wen Lin, Andreas v. Manteuffel, Jon Pumplin, Wayne Repko (Emeritus), Carl Schmidt, Elizabeth Simmons, Dan Stump, Martin Berz, and C.-P. Yuan, as well as six postdoctoral fellows and several graduate students. Ongoing research encompasses QCD theory and phenomenology, Lattice QCD, electroweak symmetry breaking mechanisms, supersymmetry and other beyond-the-standard-model scenarios, cosmology, and collider phenomenology. The group has close interactions with an active Michigan State HEP experimental group and has a strong participation in CTEQ - a national collaboration of theorists and experimentalists.

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

Applications should be submitted online to, and should include a CV, research plan, publication list, and the names of three senior scientists who will provide letters of reference (which will also be submitted through

Apply to the position at: ;

Review of applications will begin in December 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled. MSU in 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 or color, veterans and persons with disabilities. The University is committed to the mentoring and professional development of their postdoctoral associates, and to providing a work environment that supports employees' work and personal life. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.

For further information on this position, please contact Prof. C.-P. Yuan at

Application Materials Required:
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And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
567 Wilson Road, Room 3213
East Lansing, MI 48824

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