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Assistant Professor-FRIB/NSCL Faculty

Employer
Michigan State University
Location
East Lansing

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Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job no: 756453
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Facility For Rare Isotope Beams
Department: Facility For Rare Isotope Beams 10049299
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
Position SummaryMichigan State University (MSU) is seeking outstanding candidates with expertise in reaction theory for a junior rank faculty position in theoretical nuclear science at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB). FRIB theory faculty members typically have joint appointments in the Department of Physics and Astronomy (PA), where they teach and supervise graduate students. The successful candidate is expected to establish and sustain a sponsored research program in reaction theory relevant to the research conducted at FRIB, make scholarly contributions to their discipline, be an effective instructor and mentor to a diverse cohort of students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and engage in institutional and public service. FRIB is a world-class laboratory for nuclear science, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science with user operations beginning in 2022. It is home to forefront experimental and theoretical research programs in nuclear physics, nuclear astrophysics, nuclear chemistry and accelerator science, with about 120 Ph.D. students in these areas. FRIB will vastly expand the range of rare isotope beams available to the research community and offer tremendous potential for scientific discovery. The new faculty member will be centrally involved in this discovery. Details about FRIB faculty appointments are provided at hr.msu.edu/policies-procedures/facultyacademic-staff/FRIB-NSCL-Faculty.html. FRIB and PA are committed to a supportive workenvironment, and MSU offers generous benefits for faculty (see hr.msu.edu/benefits/index.html for details).Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Physics or related discipline

Minimum RequirementsApplicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or related discipline, relevant postdoctoral experience at the time of appointment, and a commensurate scholarly record. Applicants also must be able to work with export controlled technologies.Required Application MaterialsApplicants should also include a cover letter with a CV, a list of publications, a research plan/vision statement (no more than two pages), teaching statement (no more than two pages), a diversity and outreach statement (no more than two pages) and the names, titles and email addresses of at least three professional references.Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/Special Instructions

Please address clarifications/questions by email to [email protected].

Review of Applications Begins On

02/02/2022

Website

www.frib.msu.edu

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Jan 17, 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Jan 17, 2024 Eastern Standard Time

Organization

Working at Michigan State University 

Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.

Together, we tackle some of the world’s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better—from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.

We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.

We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.

The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.

Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world—on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we’re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.

Top Distinctions

U.S. News & World Report ranks MSU

  • 29th among the nation’s public universities
  • First in the nation for 19 years for graduate programs in elementary and secondary education
  • First in the nation for graduate programs in nuclear physics and industrial and organizational psychology
  • First in the nation for undergraduate program in supply chain

Recognized for 11 consecutive years as one of the top 100 universities in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in its annual Academic Ranking of World Universities

Ranks 46th among public universities for in-state students in Kiplinger’s 2013 edition of Best Values in Public Colleges

Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s STARS program, which measures and encourages sustainability in education and research; operations; and planning, administration, and engagement

Member of the prestigious 62-member Association of American Universities

Only university in the country with on-campus medical schools graduating allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) physicians, and veterinarians (DVMs)

Among the largest single-campus residence hall system in the country with 27 halls in five neighborhoods and two apartment villages.

 

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