Thread: Postdoctoral position in seismology at Univ. of Texas at El Paso

Started: 2016-07-22 05:52:53
Last activity: 2016-07-22 05:52:53
Postdoctoral Research in Seismology

A postdoctoral research position in seismology is available in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Research projects are focused on using seismic methods to investigate lithospheric tectonics. Current research projects are located in Nepal, Tibet, Sumatra, and the Western USA with opportunities for seismology field work. To discuss possible project details, please contact Dr. Marianne Karplus at mkarplus<at>utep.edu<mkarplus<at>utep.edu>.

The successful applicant will need to complete a Ph.D. in Geophysics, Geology, or a related field before starting the postdoc. Experience with Unix, GMT, MATLAB, C++/ Fortran, seismic data processing, SAC, and/ or PROMAX is preferred. The position is for 1 year initially with the possibility of continuing for a second year.

Application Materials Required:
To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, CV, statement of research experience/ interests, and contact information for at least two references to mkarplus<at>utep.edu<mkarplus<at>utep.edu>. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About UTEP:
The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) was founded in 1914 as the Texas College of Mines, and thus the geological sciences have played a key role in the institution since its inception. The Department of Geological Sciences has the oldest Ph.D. program in the university and is housed in a well-equipped, 90,000 sq. ft. building that dominates the center of the campus. The department has a long tradition of excellence in both teaching and research. UTEP was ranked #1 in social mobility by Washington Monthly magazine from 2012-2014, reflecting its commitment to recruiting and graduating first-generation and low-income students.

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