Assistant/Associate/Professor, National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory

United States, North America
Aug 11, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

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Position Information

Posting Number: 9622

Internal Posting Date: 06-10-2014

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Professor

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Major Administrative Unit/College: National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory


Position Employee Group: Fixed Term Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Academic Year, 9 month

Appointment Status: Fixed Term Faculty

Employment %: 100


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Position Summary: Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking outstanding candidates for an assist/asc/professor faculty position in theoretical nuclear science at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL). NSCL theory faculty members have joint appointments in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, where they teach and supervise graduate students. The applicant is expected to carry out state-of-the-art work on theoretical problems relevant to the research at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB). The fields of interest are nuclear structure and reactions, nuclear astrophysics, fundamental symmetries and neutrinos, and applications.

NSCL is a world-leading laboratory for nuclear science and is operated as a national user facility for research with rare
isotope beams funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF). It is home to forefront research programs in nuclear physics, nuclear astrophysics, nuclear chemistry and accelerator science with more than 50 Ph.D. students at any time. Details about NSCL faculty appointments are provided at

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A Ph.D. and are expected to have some postdoctoral experience. 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.

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Number of Reference Letters Required: See Special Instructions

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of Applications will begin September 1, 2014. Applicants should email 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), and the names and email addresses of at least three references to

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Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Filomena Nunes/Professor of Physics/

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