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

h3Position Summary/h3 style="list-style-type: disc" liMaintain, update, develop, and document databases for nuclear astrophysics reaction rate data and related nuclear data/li liEvaluate experimental and theoretical research results in the field, and use the information to update the databases/li liInteract and collaborate with USNDP structure evaluators to coordinate and take advantage of ongoing nuclear physics evaluation efforts/li liBe an active member of the JINA-CEE collaboration, be responsive to their data needs, and collaborate proactively to develop new or updated data products./li liInteract with the nuclear astrophysics community to develop and implement best practices for nuclear astrophysics data evaluation/li liParticipate in JINA-CEE activities at MSU and across the collaboration network/li liFollow Laboratory-wide policies, procedures and standards and contribute to a safe and welcoming environment at the Laboratory/li /ul h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate -Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Radiochemistr h3Minimum Requirements/h3 style="list-style-type: disc" liExperience in the development of nuclear astrophysics data products/li liDeep understanding of the data needs of the nuclear astrophysics community/li liExperience in evaluation of experimental and theoretical nuclear data/li liExperience with managing databases for nuclear astrophysics/li liExperience with theoretical tools and codes to develop nuclear astrophysics data products such as Hauser-Feshbach models, reaction models for cross section extrapolation, or R-Matrix codes/li liExperience with computer programming for the purpose of managing large sets of data/li liExcellent communication skills to present approaches, plans and findings both verbally and through written documents to peers/li liDemonstrated interest in nuclear astrophysics/li liThe ability to handle export controlled materials/li /ul h3Required Application Materials/h3 CV, Cover Letter and three professional references h3Review of Applications Begins On/h3 07/23/2018 h3Website/h3 www.nscl.msu.edu h3MSU Statement/h3 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.