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NSF is currently seeking applicants for the Directors of the Earth Science and Ocean Science Divisions. These are very influential positions that are extremely important to the future of our community. The Division Director oversees Division activities, builds partnerships with other agencies and organizations, assesses trends in geoscience research and education, and helps develop research opportunities for the community. Please consider applying!! Closing date for applications is 1/31/2... [more]
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Faculty Position in Experimental Earth Science in the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with expertise in experimental laboratory approaches to understanding Earth materials and processes. We are open to a broad set of research topics relating to the application of chemical th... [more]
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Hersh Gilbert
Nov. 16, 2017, 7:59 a.m.
The Global Seismology group at the University of Calgary seeks graduate students who are interested in pursing degrees in geoscience at the Ph.D. and Masters levels. Active projects within the Global Seismology group study crustal and upper mantle structures that range in scale from focused natural resource exploration to global tectonics. Students in the program will have the opportunity to undertake research projects involving a range of topics. Current projects include the evolution of ... [more]
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We seek a PhD student to investigate the slip behaviour at the offshore Hikurangi subduction zone, New Zealand. The PhD project will be co-supervised by Laura Wallace at GNS Science (www.gns.cri.nz) and Martha Savage at the Institute of Geophysics, School of Geography, Environment, and Earth Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington (VUW; http://www.victoria.ac.nz/sgees). The project is part of a multi-disciplinary, international effort to understand the physical processes leading to s... [more]
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Institution: Japan Agency For Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) Open Until: 2017-12-08 The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) is recruiting a total of two Postdoctoral Researcher positions. The Ocean Floor Observatory Technology Development Group, Research and Development (R&D) Center for Earthquake and Tsunami (CEAT), JAMSTEC is soliciting applications for two Postdoctoral Researcher positions in a research project entitled "Wide-area Seafloor Obse... [more]
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Mian Liu
Nov. 15, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Missouri invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated Fall 2018 start. A Ph.D. in Geological Sciences or a related area is required. Successful applicants should have a demonstrated potential to conduct independent research, and effectively teach students across the curriculum at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We aim to recruit a faculty member with potential for scho... [more]
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Zacharie Duputel
Nov. 15, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Institution: University of Strasbourg Open Until: 2018-07-01 The Seismology team at University of Strasbourg (France) is seeking a postdoctoral researcher in the field of seismic tomography. The project aims at providing high-resolution images of the 3D structure of the Alpine orogenic system using cutting edge joint inversion techniques. A PhD in Geophysics and experience with seismic tomography and analysis of seismological data are required. The successful candidate will be expected to a... [more]
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Youzuo Lin
Nov. 14, 2017, 12:07 p.m.
Institution: Los Alamos National Laboratory Open Until: 2018-01-15 We are excited to announce 2018 Los Alamos National Laboratory Applied Research in Earth Sciences (ARiES)/Applied Machine Learning Summer School. The theme topic for this year is “Machine Learning for Geosciences.” We are currently accepting applications. Successful applicants will receive prestigious research fellowship, hands-on technical training experiences and professional development from internationally renowned geophy... [more]
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Dr. Patricia Martínez-Garzón
Nov. 14, 2017, 1:34 a.m.
Institution: Helmholtz Centre Potsdam – GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences Open Until: 2017-12-15 The Helmholtz Centre Potsdam – GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences is the national research centre for Earth sciences in Germany. With approx. 1280 employees, the GFZ is conducting interdisciplinary research on the "System Earth" and the influence of humans on the planet. As a member of the Helmholtz Association, it is part of Germany's largest science organization. Within the ... [more]
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The Department of Marine Geosciences (MGS) at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS), University of Miami (UM), seeks outstanding candidates for tenure track positions at either the assistant or associate professor level. We are seeking to hire into two areas, as follows. First, geodesy, geodynamics and geophysics. We are interested in candidates accomplished (1) in measuring or modelling of sea level changes, a field of direct relevance to Miami, or (2) in the wide ... [more]
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Rebecca Harrington
Nov. 13, 2017, 11:39 a.m.
Institution: Ruhr University Bochum Open Until: 2017-12-15 Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of Germany’s leading research universities. The university draws its strengths from diversity and proximity of scientific and engineering disciplines on a single, coherent campus. This highly dynamic setting enables students and researchers to work across traditional boundaries of academic subjects and disciplines. The Institute for Geology, Mineralogy, and Geophysics in the Faculty of Geoscience... [more]
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Institution: University of Michigan Open Until: 2018-02-01 We invite applications for a postdoc scholar position in computational seismology at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The postdoc will work on developing 3D dynamic rupture models of megathrust earthquake scenarios in the Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) and predicting the potential ground motions in the Pacific Northwest. The goal is to construct realistic earthquake scenarios based on the most up-to-date knowledge of CSZ fault prop... [more]
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Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (Tenure-Track Lecturer) - UCSB Department of Earth Science The Department of Earth Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE) starting July 1, 2018. The successful candidate must be committed to teaching at the lower and upper division, especially in the field. The teaching load will be equivalent to three courses per quarter, including instruction, man... [more]
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Institution: The University of Texas at Dallas Open Until: 2018-02-28 We have openings for 4 new PhD positions starting in August 2018; applications are due Jan-Feb 2018. Our research group focuses on computational seismic imaging, inversion and time-lapse monitoring using advanced wave-theoretic and high-performance computational methods for seismic modeling, imaging, and full waveform inversion (FWI); using active-source or passive seismic datasets recorded in surface, borehole and ocea... [more]
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Volker Oye
Nov. 9, 2017, 5:48 a.m.
Institution: NORSAR Open Until: 2017-12-10 NORSAR has extensive experience in array seismology, microseismic monitoring and ray-tracing technology. We are seeking a Postdoc for a 2-year position in the research project “Enhancing Geothermal Reservoirs – Hydraulic and Thermal Stimulation Technology (ERiS)”, which is funded by the Research Council of Norway and Statoil through the EnergiX programme. The ERiS project’s primary objective is to complement the expertise of the geothermal energy... [more]
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The Managers of the Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Fund invite applications for up to two Fellowships to be held in Departments in the School of the Physical Sciences (SPS) at the University of Cambridge from 1 October 2018 (or otherwise by negotiation). Fellowships are available for two-three years and provide an opportunity for independent research, although the holders will usually work in close collaboration with established research groups in one of the Departments in th... [more]
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Christine Siddoway
Nov. 7, 2017, 12:02 p.m.
Institution: Colorado College Open Until: 2017-11-15 The Colorado College Geology Department is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of experienced Assistant or Associate Professor. Situated at the foot of Pikes Peak in the Rocky Mountains, the College has a distinctive one-course-at-a-time academic system that allows full, regular use of the outdoor geological laboratory of the region. Colorado College is an undergraduate liberal arts institution with a rese... [more]
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Amanda Lough
Nov. 6, 2017, 8:27 p.m.
Students interested in pursuing a PhD in Environmental Science with an emphasis in Geophysics (particularly those with interests in volcanology) are encouraged to apply to the doctoral program at Drexel University's Department of Biodiversity, Earth, and Environmental Science. (http://drexel.edu/bees). Interested applicants should contact Dr. Amanda Lough (acl93@drexel.edu) for more information about projects and support.
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doug@wustl.edu
Nov. 6, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
PhD student fellowships in seismology are available in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St Louis. Research topics include earth structure beneath ice sheets and relationship to ice dynamics, cryoseismicity, and the structure and seismicity of Pacific subduction zones. Students would likely participate in fieldwork, including funded projects in Antarctica and Southern Patagonia. Graduate program information and admission details can be found at: htt... [more]
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Lucy Flesch
Nov. 1, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Graduate Research Opportunities at Purdue The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) at Purdue University is looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated graduate students for a variety of research projects in Geology and Geophysics, and Planetary, Environmental, and Atmospheric Sciences. As a multidisciplinary department within the College of Science, EAPS draws students from a variety of STEM backgrounds. We offer 4 years of guaranteed financial support and a variet... [more]
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Amanda Lough
Nov. 1, 2017, 1:17 p.m.
Students interested in pursuing a PhD in Environmental Science with an emphasis in Geophysics (particularly those with interests in volcanology) are encouraged to apply to the doctoral program at Drexel University's Department of Biodiversity, Earth, and Environmental Science. (http://drexel.edu/bees). Interested applicants should contact Dr. Amanda Lough (acl93@drexel.edu) for more information about projects and support. Amanda Lough Assistant Professor Department of Biodiversity, Earth, a... [more]
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Jessica Johnson (ENV)
Nov. 1, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
Dear colleagues, I draw your attention to several new interdisciplinary PhD opportunities spanning geophysics, geomorphology, maths and computer science at the University of East Anglia: *Geophysical modelling of fluid movement at Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii* (HERD_UENV18EE) *Smart and rugged – developing a unique geophysical monitoring station for extreme environments that identifies important data* (JOHNSONUENV18NEX) *Rock and Roll: Passive and automated sensing of fluvial sediment and ... [more]
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