Michigan State University(MSU) Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan
h3Position Summary/h3 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.. h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate h3Minimum Requirements/h3 Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in a related discipline by the start of the appointment. h3Required Application Materials/h3 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. h3Special Instructions/h3 Review of applications will begin on January 8, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.