Faculty/Academic Staff

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Michigan State University
Department Name: 
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
567 Wilson Road, Room 3218
City: 
East Lansing
State/Province: 
MI
Zip/Postal: 
48824
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Position Summary

Michigan State University invites applications for a postdoctoral position on the South Pole Telescope (SPT) Experiment, with additional work on the forthcoming CMB-S4 project. The recently-deployed (2018) SPT-3G receiver will provide maps of Cosmic Microwave Background intensity and polarization with unprecedented sensitivity at small angular scales, enabling a wide variety of science, in particular the measurement of the properties of light relativistic particles such as neutrinos in the early universe. MSU plays a leading role in the SPT experiment in data analysis and participates in the project at all levels.

The successful applicant will work in the research group of Prof. Nathan Whitehorn. The position will include analysis of data from the SPT-3G receiver recently deployed to the telescope, as well as forecasting and pipeline development for the forthcoming CMB-S4 project.


Candidates interested in contributing to any of these areas of this research are encouraged to apply.  Research associates will also assist in mentoring graduate and undergraduate students and with outreach and public engagement activitie

 

Required Application Materials

Applicants should submit a brief statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names of at least three references via the website at https://careers.msu.edu using posting #711596.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$50000.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Friday, September 17, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, September 17, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Nathan Whitehorn
Title: 
Assist Professor
Institution/Company: 
Michigan State University
Department Name: 
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
567 Wilson Road, Room 3220
City: 
East Lansing
State/Province: 
MI
Zip/Postal Code: 
48824
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
5178845581
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Nathan Whitehorn