Visiting scholar

The position is closed at this time.

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) and the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) invite applications for the FRIB Visiting Scholar Program for Experimental Science 2021.

Position overview

The program was started to encourage and help junior researchers to establish a research program at FRIB/NSCL. The award supports collaborations at FRIB/NSCL for junior/non-tenured faculty or staff members. The award consists of a stipend of $5,000 intended to support collaboration. Each year up to two awards will be made.

How to apply

Interested individuals should send a CV and a 1-2 page description of the research program and specific goals of the collaboration to:

Jill Berryman, Manager for User Relations

The deadline for the applications is March 1, 2021.

About FRIB, MSU, and the Greater Lansing community

FRIB construction is nearing completion. Upon start of user operation in 2022, FRIB will enable scientists to make discoveries about the properties of rare isotopes in order to better understand the physics of nuclei, nuclear astrophysics, fundamental interactions, and applications of rare isotopes to benefit society.

MSU is one of the largest university campuses in the U.S. with a beautiful campus of 5,300 tree-filled acres. It has 17 degree-granting colleges and is a center for academic and research activities as well as the arts and athletics.

The campus sits between Lansing (Michigan’s capital city) and East Lansing. The Lansing area has a population of more than 460,000 and offers lovely suburban areas, loft condos and other urban living opportunities as well as easy-to-get-to rural areas. A symphony orchestra, excellent health care, many community and professional theatres, rivers, lakes, outdoor festivals, close access to large cities and Lake Michigan make for a near-perfect living environment.

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.

 MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.