Research Associate in Chemistry

Michigan State University College of Natural Science

Research Associate in Chemistry

Job no: 634321
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Chemistry 10032142
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

Position Summary

The Harel Lab at Michigan State University is seeking highly motivated postdoctoral researchers in the broad area of ultrafast spectroscopy and optical microscopy.  The researcher will develop novel, cutting-edge methodologies to tackle contemporary problems in physical chemistry and biophysics.  A deep theoretical understanding of quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, and nonlinear optics is required. Strong oral and written communication is also required.  Skills such as technical computing (Matlab, Python), hardware design (CAD, LabView), machining, basic electronics, machine learning, data science, cavity QED, interferometry, nano- and micro-fabrication, fiber optics, laser aligning and optical design are highly desired.  

Required Degree

Doctorate -Chemistry or Physics

Minimum Requirements

A PhD in either chemistry, physics, materials science, or electrical engineering is required.  

Desired Qualifications

Skills such as technical computing (Matlab, Python), hardware design (CAD, LabView), machining, basic electronics, machine learning, data science, cavity QED, interferometry, nano- and micro-fabrication, fiber optics, laser aligning and optical design are highly desired.

Required Application Materials

Cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and email addresses of 2-3 references.

Special Instructions

Please contact elharel@msu.edu with questions.  

Review of Applications Begins On

02/18/2020

Website

HTTPS://WWW.CHEMISTRY.MSU.EDU/

MSU Statement

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.

Advertised: Feb 4, 2020 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Feb 3, 2022 Eastern Standard Time