FRIB Theory Fellow

Michigan State University is seeking outstanding candidates for an FRIB Theory Fellowship. The successful candidate will join the nuclear theory group at MSU and will do independent or collaborative high-caliber work on important theoretical problems relevant to research with the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams. FRIB will be a new national user facility for nuclear science, funded by the DOE Office of Science and operated by MSU. FRIB Theory Fellows must have great promise for high scientific achievement and are expected to advance into open faculty or permanent staff positions in the field within 5 years of their initial appointment.

The FRIB Theory Fellowship is a 5-yr research position with an initial annual salary of $64k and an annual budget of $5k for travel. The initial 2-yr appointment can be renewed for an additional maximum of 3 years depending on availability of funds and performance (

MSU employees receive excellent benefits including health/dental plans, a generous retirement plan, and educational assistance.

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and person with disabilities.

For immediate consideration, send resume, publication list, plus names and contacts of three references to Prof. Bradley Sherrill, Chair of the national FRIB Theory Fellow search committee ( Deadline for applications: 1th November 2013.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.