Research Associate-Fixed Term

Michigan State University
February 24, 2025
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Research Associate-Fixed Term

Apply now Job no: 848046 Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science Department: Physics-Astronomy 10032666 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, Remote-Friendly

Position Summary

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position at Michigan State University working with Prof. Steve Zepf and Dr. Kristen Dage on observational studies of X-ray sources in globular clusters, and related projects on ultraluminous X-ray sources, X-ray binaries, and globular cluster systems. Together with other collaborators, we have active multi-wavelength programs covering a range of studies in these areas, and MSU also has guaranteed access to the SOAR 4-m telescope in Chile. Remote work is possible for this position. Further inquiries about the position are encouraged ([email protected], [email protected]).

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 -Astronomy

Minimum Requirements

Ph.D. in Astronomy

Required Application Materials

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, publication list, and a brief statement of research Interests (not to exceed 3 pages, excluding references). In addition, applicants should provide the contact information for three (3) letters of recommendation. All information should be uploaded to the web site using posting #XXXX. Review of materials will begin March 30, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https: //

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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.

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: Feb 24, 2023 Eastern Standard Time Applications close: Feb 24, 2025 Eastern Standard Time

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