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Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Physics-Astronomy 10032666
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific

Position Summary

Stephen Hsu, Vice-President for Research and Professor of Physics at Michigan State University, anticipates filling a Research Associate (postdoctoral) position to start in the summer or fall of 2018. The successful applicant will have broad interests in theoretical physics and good computational skills. In addition to research in particle physics and cosmology, he or she will work on problems in machine learning and computational genomics.

Ongoing MSU theoretical physics research includes QCD theory and phenomenology, electroweak symmetry breaking mechanisms, supersymmetry and other beyond-the-standard-model scenarios, cosmology, and collider phenomenology. Recently, a new group of 3 theorists have been hired in the area of lattice QCD.

The Physics/Astronomy Department at MSU has 60 faculty members; it has strong research programs in Condensed Matter Physics, Nuclear Physics, and Astronomy, in addition to High Energy Physics (http://www.pa.msu.edu/hep/hept.html).

Required Degree

Doctorate

Minimum Requirements

The successful applicant will have broad interests in theoretical physics and good computational skills. In addition to research in particle physics and cosmology, the Research Associate (postdoc) will work on problems in machine learning and computational genomics.

Required Application Materials

Applications should be uploaded to the web site careers.msu.edu (posting #491060). Applicants should submit a CV, research plan, and publication list, along with three letters of recommendation. Please upload all required application materials separately.

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.

Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin on March 6, 2018 and continue until filled.

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