Thread: Seismology Postdoc Opportunity at Colgate University

Started: 2020-12-07 21:28:19
Last activity: 2020-12-07 21:28:19
Aubreya Adams
2020-12-07 21:28:19
Applications are invited for a 2-year postdoctoral research position in earthquake seismology at Colgate University with an anticipated start date in spring/summer 2021. A successful applicant will collaborate in constructing a model of the Alaskan subduction zone using surface wave tomography. This position also offers a unique opportunity to receive formal mentorship in teaching at the undergraduate level, including course design and delivery, and to gain experience teaching one class per year as the instructor of record.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of backgrounds.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current C.V., contact information for three professional references, a 2-page statement of their research experience and trajectory, and a statement of their teaching philosophy, including any teaching/mentorship training or experience. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

Applications must be submitted through Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Please direct any questions to Aubreya Adams at aadams<at>
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