FRIB Theory Alliance, Michigan State University

Position ID:MSU-FRIBTA-FTF [#9840]
Position Title: FRIB theory fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Various locations, United States
Subject Area: Physics / Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2017/10/27 finished (posted 2017/09/15, finished 2018/04/11, listed until 2018/01/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be 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:
   Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory – Erich Ormand:
   Institute for Nuclear Theory, University of Washington – Sanjay Reddy:

The application deadline is October 27, 2017.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
FRIB Theory Alliance

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