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Michigan State University Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan

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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:Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

Position Summary

  • Develop a new data framework for nuclear astrophysics, including data storage format and user code interfaces.

  • Create comprehensive updated data packages for nuclear astrophysics using the new framework.

  • Communicate closely with JINA-CEE and IReNA collaborators to develop requirements and specifications.

  • Develop a schedule and manage the project to deliver a successful product on time.

  • Follow Laboratory-wide policies, procedures and standards, follow the JINA-CEE code of conduct, and contribute to a safe and welcoming environment at the Laboratory and in the collaboration.

  • If desired, engage in nuclear astrophysics research using the new data framework.

  • Works closely with Matt Mumpower at LANL, and the JINA-CEE and IReNA nuclear data collaborations.

  • One year duration with possible continuation up to three years for candidates with a nuclear astrophysics research program. Additional years may be LANL positions and require relocation.

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 -Astrophysics, Nuclear Physics, Computational Science, or related fields

Minimum Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Astrophysics, Nuclear Physics, Computational Science, or related fields

  • Experience in scientific code development

  • Experience with scientific data products

  • Ability to work with export controlled technologies

Desired Qualifications

  • Understanding of data needs in nuclear astrophysics

  • Experience with hierarchical data formats

Required Application Materials

  • Cover Letter

  • CV

  • Contact information for at least three references to provide letters of recommendation

Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin October 19, 2020 and will continue until position is filled.

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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:Oct 5, 2020Eastern Daylight Time