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Active Message Threads for January 2018

Scott Dalton
Jan. 22, 2018, 2:56 p.m.
Institution: Alaska Earthquake Center Open Until: 2018-05-31 The Alaska Earthquake Center (AEC) is seeking applicants to fill a Field Engineer position. The primary responsibilities of this position are to design, install, and maintain DC power and wireless communication systems to support real-time seismic data acquisition from all parts of the state. This position involves working as part of a small team and requires extensive travel to remote locations and work in adverse weather conditio... [more]
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allen mcnamara
Jan. 22, 2018, 2:43 p.m.
Dear All, I’d like to draw your attention to the following faculty position in Michigan State’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Due to the delay in getting the in-print advertisement out before the new year, we want to let everyone know that we are still actively soliciting applications until Feb 2. Afterwards, new applications will still be considered until the position is filled. Thomas Vogel Endowed Professorship of the Solid Earth Position Summary: The Depart... [more]
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The Geophysics Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with strong geophysics, machine learning and computational science skills. The successful candidate will develop novel computational techniques based on machine learning methods, and apply them to geophysical dataset for subsurface characterization and monitoring. The term of the appointment is two years, with a possible extension to a third year depending on the perfor... [more]
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Postdoctoral Researcher in Seismic Imaging, Baylor University The Department of Geosciences at Baylor University is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral research fellowship in reflection imaging using microseismicity as sources. The project will be largely based in the laboratory with a few short field tests in which data will be acquired and processed automatically by an array of sensors and distributed processors. The ideal candidate would have experience running industry reflection proce... [more]
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Zacharie Duputel
Jan. 18, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Institution: University of Strasbourg Open Until: 2018-04-01 The Seismology team at University of Strasbourg (France) is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to investigate the preparation phase of large earthquakes using near-field seismic and geodetic observations. This project aims to extract the physics of earthquake nucleation by examining the evolution of seismic and aseismic slip before large earthquakes. Although it is well established that some events are preceded by foreshocks, it is... [more]
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Institution: Michigan State University Open Until: 2018-02-16 Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in Computational Seismology Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering & Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Michigan State University (MSU) We are seeking a postdoctoral research associate in developing and applying computational methods and algorithms to enable fast and high-fidelity multi-scale seismic imaging, with emphasis on full waveform inver... [more]
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The *French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks* (*Institut français des sciences et technologies des transports, de l'aménagement et des réseaux*, *IFSTTAR*) and the *Swiss Seismological Service (SED)* at the ETH Zurich are seeking a highly motivated postdoc candidate to work on integrating fault properties into earthquake early warning (EEW). The planned research will be conducted within the FAULTS_R_GEMS (Properties of FAULTS, a key to Realistic Gene... [more]
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Brian Shiro
Jan. 12, 2018, 10:53 a.m.
Institution: USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Open Until: 2018-02-02 The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) is seeking applicants to fill the permanent position of Geophysicist at the GS-9 or GS-11 level. Duties: The incumbent’s primary responsibility will be analyzing digital seismograms to determine phase arrivals and earthquake source parameters, including location, depth, magnitude, and focal mechanism. The Geophysicist will also serve in a rotating capacity as a duty seismol... [more]
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Jennifer Wade
Jan. 9, 2018, 6:56 p.m.
The National Science Foundation is seeking applicants for the position of Division Director for Earth Sciences (EAR) in the Geosciences Directorate. We are using every possible avenue to ensure this vacancy announcement is widely advertised and attracts a very diverse pool of highly qualified candidates. We encourage you to consider this potential opportunity to serve as the leader of the EAR Division at NSF, and for application details refer you to: [more]
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Bruce Beaudoin
Jan. 9, 2018, 8:51 a.m.
Institution: PASSCAL Instrument Center, NMT Open Until: 2018-04-15 Job Duties: The IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center at New Mexico Tech is seeking applicants to fill the position of Staff Scientist/Polar Projects Field Engineer. Primary responsibility is to support Polar research both in the field and in the lab. Duties include: scheduling, preparing, and shipping equipment; field support in the Arctic and Antarctic; development of specialized equipment for cold, dark environments; produce and... [more]
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Research Division Chief Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology; Montana Tech University Butte, Montana DEPARTMENT: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology (MBMG) Employment Detail: Permanent, Full-Time Applications received by February 1, 2018 will be guaranteed full review and consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established. DUTIES: * Provide oversight and guidance to professionals, staff, and students engaged in resea... [more]
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