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

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Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Natural Science

Department:Physics-Astronomy 10032666

Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location:East Lansing

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

Position Summary

The successful candidate will lead an effort to characterize the impact of rotation and magnetic fields on the core-collapse supernova mechanism, and related topics. Responsibilities will include implementation of new methods for magnetohydrodynamics, transport,and microphysics, as well execution of cutting-edge simulations. Experience in large-scale numerical simulation and code development is required. The successful candidate will be expected to effectively use local and NSF/DOE super computing platforms. This position is part of the US Department of Energy Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) TEAMS nuclear astrophysics project (http://teams-scidac.github.io).

MSU boasts excellent resources for research in computational nuclear astrophysics, including the 400-teraflop Laconia super computer, the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory/Facilityfor Rare Isotope Beams, and the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics-Centerfor the Evolution of the Elements..

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in a related discipline by the start of the appointment.

Required Application Materials

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV and a statement of research interests. In addition, applicants should arrange for three (3) letters of recommendationto be submitted to the same posting.

Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin on January 8, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Advertised:Oct 23, 2017Eastern Daylight Time