Thread: Postdoctral Resarcher Positions at Geological Survey of Japan, AIST

Started: 2021-10-01 08:37:54
Last activity: 2021-10-01 08:37:54
Dear All,

We, Geological Survey of Japan, AIST, open two postdoctoral researcher positions.
Feel free to contact ievg-job-ml<at>aist.go.jp to ask questions about these job opportunities.

[1] STAR-E Project
We seek a scholar who will perform research to explore underground faults using hypocenter distribution and focal mechanism solutions and later phases of seismic waves by analyzing seismic waveform data using signal processing and machine learning. The applicant will conduct the research activity under the research project "Exploration of underground faults by seismic wave big data using signal processing and machine learning" of the MEXT STAR-E Project and in cooperation with the Artificial Intelligence Research Center of AIST. Additional research activities that contribute to the promotion of this research may be permitted up to 20% of the work time upon the applicant's request.

The contract will be from April 1, 2022 (or earliest possible) to March 31, 2023, renewable up to March 31, 2026.

Qualification:
1. The applicant must hold or be expected to hold a Ph.D. within seven years at the time of the employment. In addition, the applicant should not have work experience as AIST Postdoctoral Researcher for five years or more in total.
2. The applicant must have experience and achievements in analyzing observed seismograms of natural earthquakes for studying either earthquake source locations, source properties, or subsurface structures.

Application documents (Please send them by postal mail):
CV, Publication list, Summary of Applicant's past research (1 sheet of A4 or US Letter),
Copy of Doctoral Degree Certificate, Names and contact information of one or more reference persons

Deadline: December 13, 2021

See the detail at
https://unit.aist.go.jp/hrd/keiyaku_koubo/2021-ievg_0013.html#ttl
(written in Japanese with English translation)


[2] "Science of Slow-to-Fast Earthquakes" Project
Job Description:
We seek a scholar who will study the physical properties of slow and regular earthquakes and their relationship by analyzing seismic data using signal processing and machine learning to detect slow and regular earthquakes and estimate earthquake source parameters, under the MEXT Grant-in-Aid for Transformative Research Areas (A) "Science of Slow-to-Fast Earthquakes." The applicant will also participate in seismic observation several times a year. Additional research activities that contribute to the promotion of this research may be permitted up to 20% of the work time upon the applicant's request.

The contract will be from April 1, 2022 (or earliest possible) to March 31, 2023, renewable up to March 31, 2026.

Qualification:
1. The applicant must hold or be expected to hold a Ph.D. within seven years at the time of the employment. In addition, the applicant should not have work experience as AIST Postdoctoral Researcher for five years or more in total.)
2. The applicant must have experience and achievements in seismic data analysis or information science (such as time-series data analysis.

Application documents (Please send them by postal mail):
CV, Publication list, Summary of Applicant's past research (1 sheet of A4 or US Letter),
Copy of Doctoral Degree Certificate, Names and contact information of one or more reference persons

Deadline: December 13, 2021

See the detail at
https://unit.aist.go.jp/hrd/keiyaku_koubo/2021-ievg_0013.html#ttl
(written in Japanese with English translation)

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Takahiko UCHIDE, Dr.
Seismotectonics Research Group,
Research Institute of Earthquake and Volcano Geology,
Geological Survey of Japan (GSJ),
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Postal Address:
1-1-1 Higashi, AIST Central 7,
Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8567 JAPAN

E-mail: t.uchide<at>aist.go.jp
Tel: +81-29-861-9051, +81-50-3659-0848
Web Site: https://sites.google.com/view/uchide/



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