Thread: Assistant Researcher - Berkeley Seismological Lab

Started: 2022-07-15 14:14:03
Last activity: 2022-07-15 14:14:03
Olive Sierra Boyd
2022-07-15 14:14:03
Job #JPF03467
Berkeley Seismological Lab / College of Letters & Science - Mathematical &
Physical Sciences / UC Berkeley

POSITION OVERVIEW
*Position title:* Assistant Researcher
*Salary range:* Salary commensurate with experience
*Percent time:* 100% FTE
*Anticipated start:* October 1, 2022
*Position duration:* Two years

APPLICATION WINDOW
*Open date:* July 13th, 2022
*Next review date:* Thursday, Jul 28, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
*Final date:* Monday, Aug 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those
received after the review date will only be considered if the position has
not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Berkeley Seismological Lab (BSL) at the University of California,
Berkeley seeks applications for an Assistant Researcher in the areas of
Earth processes and hazards using geodesic data.

Position Description:
The BSL is seeking a highly motivated individual to conduct research on
Earth processes and hazards using geodesic data as well as to contribute to
the development, operations and maintenance of the Bay Area Regional
Deformation (BARD) network.

The primary responsibilities for this position are:
● Develop open-source high-level tools in collaboration with national and
international partners for monitoring the performance of geodetic networks
(and in particular of the BARD network) and identify early signs of
equipment failures.
● Contribute to improving data availability and quality of the BARD network.
● Lead the development, testing, and deployment of novel geodetic
instrumentation.
● Participate in project meetings with staff and graduate student
researchers.
● Mentor, supervise and train graduate and undergraduate student
researchers, postdocs and research associates, as well as visiting
scientists and students.
● Perform independent research in the field of Earth processes and hazards,
write research reports and publish peer-reviewed journal articles.
● Lead the preparation of proposals to seek additional research funding.
Write progress and final reports related to research grants.

QUALIFICATIONS
*Basic qualifications* (required at time of application)
Ph.D. or equivalent International Degree
*Additional qualifications* (required at time of start)
Minimum of 5 years research experience.
*Preferred qualifications*
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree in
Geophysics or closely related field.
A record of publishing in refereed journals, and successful grant
applications.
At least five (5) years of experience working in a research lab.
Strong communication skills in order to write routine reports and
correspondence, speak effectively before groups of customers or employees
of organizations.
Proficiency with Python.
Commitment to collaborative development of open-source software.
Experience in the analysis of geodetic data.
Familiarity with the operations and maintenance of geodetic networks.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
*Document requirements*
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter
Statement of Research
List of Publications

*Reference requirements*
3 required (contact information only)

*Apply link:* https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03467
*Help contact:* emartinez24<at>berkeley.edu

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JOB LOCATION
Berkeley, CA

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