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

h3Position Summary/h3 Applications are invited for a research associate (postdoctoral) position working with Professors Mark Voit and Brian O’Shea at Michigan State University on theoretical and computational modeling of the circumgalactic medium. The successful candidate will help to design, execute, and analyze numerical simulations of the links between black-hole feedback and condensation of the ambient gas around massive galaxies. Candidates with expertise in large-scale simulation and/or computational fluid dynamics, are particularly encouraged to apply. Inquiries about the position are actively encouraged (a href="mailto:voit@pa.msu.edu"voit@pa.msu.edu/a). Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in astronomy, physics, or a related subject by the appointment’s start date. The initial appointment will be for one year, renewable up to three years upon mutual agreement. The expected starting date is August 2018 but is negotiable. Note that the requests for reference letters are sent electronically once an application is submitted online, so it is useful to apply early. Review of materials will begin Jan 16, 2018. Michigan State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution. h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate -astronomy, physics, or a related subject h3Minimum Requirements/h3 Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in astronomy, physics, or a related subject by the appointment’s start date h3Desired Qualifications/h3 The successful candidate will help to design, execute, and analyze numerical simulations of the links between black-hole feedback and condensation of the ambient gas around massive galaxies. Candidates with expertise in large-scale simulation and/or computational fluid dynamics, are particularly encouraged to apply. Inquiries about the position are actively encouraged (a href="mailto:voit@pa.msu.edu"voit@pa.msu.edu/a). Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in astronomy, physics, or a related subject by the appointment’s start date. h3Required Application Materials/h3 Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, publication list, and a brief statement of research interests. Three letters of reference should also be submitted. All information should be uploaded to the web site a href="https://careers.msu.edu/"https://careers.msu.edu/a using posting number NNNN (A link to this site can be found above). Note that the requests for reference letters are sent electronically once an application is submitted online, so it is useful to apply early. h3Special Instructions/h3 Review of materials will begin Jan 16, 2018. Michigan State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution.