Thread: PhD Position in Seismology at Dalhousie University

Started: 2022-04-27 13:39:17
Last activity: 2022-04-27 13:39:17
Institution: Dalhousie University
Open Until: 2022-05-25

Drs. Miao Zhang and Mladen Nedimović from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Dalhousie University are inviting applications from highly motivated individuals to fill one PhD position in Seismology. Tuition, generous stipend, and other fees are fully covered. Possible research topics include seismic source characterization and subsurface imaging of plate boundaries and intraplate regions using marine and/or land data. Possible data sets include a network of broadband OBS in Baffin Bay, Arctic, and the Queen Charlotte Transform Fault offshore western Canada. Preferred start date is September 2022.

- Completed MSc (preferred) or BSc (high GPA and research experience) in Geophysics, Geosciences, Physics or related field
- Background in math, physics, and geophysics
- Experience in computer programming (e.g., Python and C)
- Knowledge of signal processing and seismic data analysis
- iBT >= 92 or IELTS >=7.0
- GPA > 3.5 out of 4.3
- Information on additional admission requirements is available at:

To apply please email to Dr. Miao Zhang (miao.zhang<at> the following PDF documents: a cover letter expressing interest and qualifications relevant to the position, a CV with contact information for 3 referees, an English certificate if applicable, unofficial records of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applications received by May 25, 2022 will receive priority.

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences was recently ranked 4th in Canada and has strengths in geophysics, geochemistry, and geohazards. Founded in 1818, Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s largest with 19,000 students and a top 10 ranked Canadian research university.
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