Research Associate-Fixed Term

Michigan State University
May 23, 2025
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Research Associate-Fixed Term

Apply now Job no: 869103 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: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

Major Duties/Responsibilities

  • Work on the development and refinement of Bayesian machine learning framework to evaluate masses for nuclei for which the direct mass data are not available. The analysis, including their numerical implementations, will be based on nuclear Density Functional theory.
  • Disseminate results at conferences and workshops.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties in this job classification.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience in relevant fields of modern nuclear many-body theory and statistical machine learning.
  • Proficiency with programming languages (C++, Python, …), high- performance computing, version management tools (Git), Linux, and typical office software for typesetting and presentation, e.g., Microsoft Office and LaTeX.
  • Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all audiences.
  • 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 -Physics

    Minimum Requirements
  • PhD in Physics or a related field
  • Desired Qualifications
  • Prior experience in relevant fields of nuclear many-body theory and statistical machine learning.
  • Experience with research software development and deployment on modern computing architectures.
  • Required Application Materials
  • Cover letter highlighting interest in and experience related to the open position.
  • CV including a complete list of publications and presentations.
  • Contact information for at least three references.
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    Advertised: May 23, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: May 23, 2025 Eastern Daylight Time

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