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Research Associate-Fixed Term

Employer
Michigan State University
Location
East Lansing

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Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 810001
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Mathematics 10032574
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
Position Summary

The Department of Mathematics at Michigan State University invites applications for Fixed- Term Departmental Postdoctoral Research Associates (Postdocs) and Fixed-Term Research Associates with a starting date of Fall 2023.

Postdoctoral Research Associates (Postdocs) comprise the department postdoctoral fellows program that contribute to the research and instructional mission of our unit. These are academic year appointed positions.

Fixed-Term Research Associates support the research activities of currently funded external research grants as outlined in the grants statement of work and budget. These positions are either academic or annual year appointments.

Both positions are benefits eligible and are potentially renewable on an annual basis through Spring 2026, contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding. Candidates will be evaluated on their potential in research and teaching.

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field by August 10, 2023. Applications from all areas of mathematical research will be considered. Research Associates will be paired with faculty mentors with whom they have compatible research interests and will engage in our active instructional mentoring program.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statements on research and on teaching, and arrange for at least four (4) letters of recommendation to be submitted, one of which must specifically address the applicant's teaching experiences. It is helpful if the cover letter indicates if the applicant wishes to be considered by specific MSU faculty.

Applications must be submitted via mathjobs.org. Submit your application directly at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/20448. The evaluation process will begin on December 1, 2022, and review of applications will continue until positions are filled. A background check is required for employment.

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, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Mathematics or related field

Minimum Requirements

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field by August 10, 2023. Applications from all areas of mathematical research will be considered.

Desired Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field by August 10, 2023. Applications from all areas of mathematical research will be considered. Research Associates will be paired with faculty mentors with whom they have compatible research interests and will engage in our active instructional mentoring program.

Required Application Materials

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statements on research and on teaching, and arrange for at least four (4) letters of recommendation to be submitted, one of which must specifically address the applicant's teaching experiences. It is helpful if the cover letter indicates if the applicant wishes to be considered by specific MSU faculty.

Applications must be submitted via mathjobs.org. Submit your application directly at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/20448. The evaluation process will begin on December 1, 2022, and review of applications will continue until positions are filled. A background check is required for employment.

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

Applications must be submitted via mathjobs.org. Submit your application directly at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/20448. The evaluation process will begin on December 1, 2022, and review of applications will continue until positions are filled. A background check is required for employment.

Review of Applications Begins On

12/01/2022

Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

Website

HTTPS://MATH.MSU.EDU/

Department Statement

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

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: Sep 8, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Sep 8, 2024 Eastern Daylight 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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