Thread: Multiple USGS Postdoc Fellowships (Mendenhall)

Started: 2020-10-13 19:46:52
Last activity: 2020-10-13 19:46:52
Elizabeth Cochran
2020-10-13 19:46:52
The USGS Earthquake Science Center and Geologic Hazards Science Center invite applications to the Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program on a variety of research topics. Why is it great to work for USGS? We serve the Nation by providing reliable scientific information while valuing differences, encouraging each other, and collaborating to make new discoveries. Fellowships provide 2 years of salary and benefits, as well as funding to support the proposed research project. Interested candidates can view position descriptions at the sites below. Positions are based out of one or more of our offices in California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Washington. Candidates are encouraged to discuss their proposal and/or the application process with the USGS scientists listed on each opportunity. The deadline to apply is 4 January 2021.

Full list of research opportunities: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/research-opportunities

19-1. Broadband earthquake rupture physicshttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-1-broadband-earthquake-rupture-physics
19-2. Earthquake rupture and the brittle-ductile transitionhttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-2-earthquake-rupture-and-brittle-ductile-transition
19-3. Application of machine learning to forecasting ground motion characteristics and their evolutionhttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-3-application-machine-learning-forecasting-ground-motion-characteristics-and
19-4. Geotechnical investigations of submarine and subaerial slope stability in the Cascadia Subduction Zone: A Subduction Zone Science Team Projecthttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-4-geotechnical-investigations-submarine-and-subaerial-slope-stability-cascadia
19-5. Next generation aftershock and earthquake forecasting methods and productshttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-5-next-generation-aftershock-and-earthquake-forecasting-methods-and-products
19-6. Understanding the physics of shallow fault slip and the hazard it poseshttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-6-understanding-physics-shallow-fault-slip-and-hazard-it-poses
19-19. Frontline and under-served communities: Multi-hazard research, engagement, and products to inform risk reductionhttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-19-frontline-and-under-served-communities-multi-hazard-research-engagement-and
19-20. Forging next generation earthquake forecast modelshttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-20-forging-next-generation-earthquake-forecast-models
19-21. Scientific and operational cloud computinghttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-21-scientific-and-operational-cloud-computing
19-22. Testing the 2018 National Seismic Hazard Modelhttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-22-testing-2018-national-seismic-hazard-model
19-23. Improving the U.S. Geological Survey response to local and regional earthquakeshttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-23-improving-us-geological-survey-response-local-and-regional-earthquakes
19-24. Rapid, robust characterization of earthquake uncertainties for advanced monitoring and research applicationshttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-24-rapid-robust-characterization-earthquake-uncertainties-advanced-monitoring
19-25. Applications of full-waveform inversion for high-resolution seismic velocity models and site response in support of earthquake ground motion investigationshttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-25-applications-full-waveform-inversion-high-resolution-seismic-velocity
19-26. Developing socially equitable USGS earthquake risk strategies and solutionshttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-26-developing-socially-equitable-usgs-earthquake-risk-strategies-and-solutions
19-27. Leveraging machine learning for next-generation global earthquake monitoringhttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-27-leveraging-machine-learning-next-generation-global-earthquake-monitoring
19-28. Towards a National landslide susceptibility map of the United Stateshttps://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/19-28-towards-a-national-landslide-susceptibility-map-united-states

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Elizabeth S. Cochran, Ph.D.
U.S. Geological Survey
Earthquake Science Center
525 S. Wilson Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106
Phone: 626-583-7238
Email: ecochran<at>usgs.gov<ecochran<at>usgs.gov>



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