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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:College Of Natural Science

Department:Chemistry 10032142

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

The Harel Lab at Michigan State University is seeking highly motivated postdoctoral researchers in the broad area of experimental ultrafast bio-imaging. The researcher will develop novel, cutting-edge methodologies to tackle contemporary problems in single-molecule biophysics and ultrafast spectroscopy. Strong oral and written communication are required. Proficiency in a wide range of molecular biology techniques such cell culturing and fluorescence labelling are required. Expertise in working with various single-molecule assay methodologies and design and in statistical analysis and single molecule tracking is desirable. Other areas of expertise such as technical computing (Matlab, Python), hardware design (CAD, LabView), machining, basic electronics, machine learning and data science, nano-optics, interferometry, nano- and micro-fabrication, fiber optics, ultrafast lasers, and optical design are desired but not required. A PhD within the last three years (or expected within 6 months) in chemistry, biology, physics, materials science, or electrical engineering is required to apply.

Postdocs will work closely with the PI and peers while having sufficient freedom to develop their own projects and ideas. Successful candidates are expected to actively engage in a collaborative spirit. Regular dissemination of research progress will occur through internal seminar series and by active participation in workshops and domestic and international conferences.

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 -Chemistry or Physics

Minimum Requirements

PhD is chemistry or physics and any research experience.

Desired Qualifications

Please contactelharel@msu.eduwith a cover letter, CV, and the names of at least two references.

Required Application Materials

Cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and email addresses of 2-3 references.

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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.

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