FRIB Theory Fellow

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.

Position overview

The FRIB Theory Fellowship is a two-year position with the possibility of renewal for a maximum of five years. The initial stipend is $75,000 and this position has an annual travel budget of up to $5,000. 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:

Required degree

  • Doctorate - Physics

Minimum requirements

  • PhD in physics
  • The ability to work with export controlled technology

Required application materials

  • CV
  • Research Statement
  • Names and email addresses of three references

Review of applications begins on

  • 10/12/2018


How to apply

For immediate consideration, please view the posting at Academic Jobs Online and follow the application process.

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.

The deadline for the applications is 12 October 2018.

MSU statement

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