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The Department of Geological Sciences at The University of Alabama seeks motivated students who are interested in pursuing graduate studies in earthquake seismology. Student support is available starting Spring 2019 via both teaching and research assistantships, including involvement in a multi-institutional, collaborative NSF-funded project focused on Antarctic Earth structure, seismic tomography, and tectonics. Possible research topics include, but are not limited to, methods for Earth mode... [more]
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Christelle Wauthier
Aug. 10, 2018, 3:33 p.m.
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, at The Pennsylvania State University, invites applications for a post-doctoral research position in adapting deep learning methods for use in the earth sciences. This position will provide the successful candidate with experience conducting cross-cutting research working under the supervision of three faculty members Dr. Guido Cervone from the Dept. of Geography, Dr. Christelle Wauthier from the Dept. of Geosciences, and Dr. Melissa Gervais from the ... [more]
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Jacob Crummey
Aug. 9, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
Institution: USGS Open Until: 2018-08-23 As an Electronics Technician within the Earthquake Science Center, some of your specific duties will include: -Implement, manage, and maintain the Earthquake Monitoring Project’s (EMP) system of radio relay stations for telemetry of real-time seismic data. -Maintain EMP seismic stations and associated analog and digital telemetry links to trunking telemetry access points as well as digital data loggers and scientific sensing equipment. -Manag... [more]
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Michael West
Aug. 8, 2018, 12:50 p.m.
The Alaska Earthquake Center is hiring the position of Product Manager. This is a leadership position with primary responsibility for ensuring the integrity of the center’s data products, ranging from earthquake parameters and raw seismic waveforms, to metadata. The purview of the position includes the center’s quality control procedures and a lead role in the development and implementation of new products. This individual will be directly involved in the day-to-day activities of several peop... [more]
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claudia Baroni
Aug. 8, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
Institution: Stanford University Open Until: 2018-10-01 The Stanford Center for Induced and Triggered Seismicity (SCITS) has a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position available in the field of earthquake seismology. Candidates should have an interest and relevant skills to develop an improved understanding of the causes and consequences of induced and triggered seismicity. SCITS is an interdisciplinary industrial affiliates program at Stanford involving ten professors from four departments. Mo... [more]
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Bridget Smith-Konter
Aug. 7, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
Institution: University of Hawaii at Manoa Open Until: 2018-10-01 The Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa seeks applications for a faculty position in Earth Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor (or Associate Professor for an exceptional candidate). Earthquake seismologists with expertise in studying or imaging the lithosphere, ideally with an emphasis on volcano structure or processes, that will complement existing strengths with the Departmen... [more]
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Brandon Schmandt
Aug. 7, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
Seismology Postdoc at University of New Mexico A postdoctoral position in seismology is available at the University of New Mexico (UNM) in Albuquerque. The initial appointment would be for one year with opportunity to extend for a second year. The primary research direction will be investigation of seismic source processes using exceptionally dense recordings of volcanic earthquakes and controlled explosions, and evaluation of methods to quantitatively discriminate between these source typ... [more]
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Jim Smith
Aug. 7, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
The US Geological Survey has 1 open position for a Physical Science Technician within the National Strong Motion Projectet (NSMP). The position is located in Pasadena, California. The National Strong Motion Project installs and operates instrumentation in structures such as buildings, dams, and bridges whose response to strong shaking is of interest to the engineering community. The Physical Science Technician incumbents are responsible for the design, installation, operation, and mainte... [more]
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The Geophysical Institute (GI) and Department of Geosciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) are seeking a new, tenure-track volcano seismology faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful applicant will work as part of the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) and will help with the modernization of AVO’s seismic network and associated research and processing. The new hire will split time between teaching and research, with 1/4 time teaching (3-4 cred... [more]
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Kris Pankow
Aug. 7, 2018, 10:31 a.m.
Institution: University of Utah Open Until: 2018-12-31 The University of Utah Seismograph Stations (UUSS, web quake.utah.edu) invites applications for a one-year appointment as Postdoctoral Research Associate in Earthquake Seismology. The successful applicant will work with UUSS faculty, staff, and students on problems related to induced seismicity. UUSS has active projects related to enhanced geothermal development, mining induced seismicity, and discrimination of explosions from earthqua... [more]
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Karen Fosher
Aug. 7, 2018, 6:17 a.m.
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Open Until: 2018-11-01 Faculty Position in Geophysics and Geochemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge MA 02139, invites qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track faculty position. The search is in the broad area of geophysics and geochemistry encompassing the Earth and other planetary bodies... [more]
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