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The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Saint Louis University seeks MS and PhD candidates for graduate studies in Geoscience with a concentration in Geophysics. Geophysics faculty are interested in applying the tools of seismology to study deep earthquakes, regional tectonics, and earthquake hazards. Prospective students should have a strong quantitative background in geophysics, mathematics, physics, and programming. Financial support is available through TA and RA positions, ... [more]
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Grand, Stephen P
2016-11-24 06:31:35
Dear Colleagues, Please note UT Austin has a new opening for a tenure track faculty position in lithosphere dynamics. The position is broadly defined and we encourage applications from a broad range of disciplines. Steve Grand
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IRIS Webmaster
2016-11-23 17:18:42
Forwarded on behalf of: Katee Vallad National Ecological Observatory Network ksudol@BattelleEcology.org ----------------------- Location: Boulder, CO, US Worker Category :Regular Full-Time COMPANY OVERVIEW Battelle and its affiliate, Battelle Ecology, Inc. manages and operates the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEONTM)project, which is solely funded by the National Science Foundation. A 30+ year project dedicated to understanding how changes in climate, land use and invasive spe... [more]
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Thomas Bodin
2016-11-17 15:45:36
Institution: Université de Lyon, France Open Until: 2017-02-15 A postdoctoral position is available at the Université de Lyon, beginning in Spring 2017. The position is a full-time 2-years appointment. The successful applicant will work on computational methods for non-linear inverse problems, and in particular Bayesian sampling methods applied to geophysical inverse problems. The position is in the dynamic, growing seismology group in Lyon. The applicant will interact with other geophysicis... [more]
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Thomas Bodin
2016-11-17 15:44:29
Institution: Université de Lyon, France Open Until: 2017-02-01 The open PhD position falls within the broad domain of computational seismology. The primary objective of the project is to develop novel algorithms for inversion of seismic data. Developments should be geared towards imaging seismic anisotropy in the mantle with fully non-linear inverse methods, such as Bayesian sampling methods. The position is in the dynamic, growing seismology group in Lyon. The applicant will interact w... [more]
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Postdoctoral position available in Earthquake ground-motion simulations at the Earth System Physics section of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP). The position is in the framework of a research project integrating earthquake fault studies and simulations of the ground-motion. ICTP offers internationally competitive remuneration which will depend on the research experience of the candidate. An enthusiasm for contributing to the capacity building mission of ICTP would... [more]
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Institution: Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation - CSIRO Open Until: 2016-12-04 • Develop innovative concepts and tools to image Earth's structure and its resources • Launch your professional career in a collaborative multi-disciplinary science environment • Pursue strategic research at CSIRO, Australia's leading science and technology organisation. Launch your Postdoctoral career, extend your professional network and greatly enhance your future in sc... [more]
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Please forward to any promising undergraduate students interested in the geosciences. Thank you! *************************************************************************************************** The Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego is seeking Ph.D candidates with backgrounds in science, math, and engineering for admission to its Earth science graduate program in Fall 2017. Scripps graduate students have access to a world-class faculty that co... [more]
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Institution: US Geological Survey Open Until: 2016-12-05 IT Specialists – ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning System United States Geological Survey, Department of Interior Earthquake Science Center Pasadena, CA US Geological Survey is seeking IT professionals to join the team developing and operating the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system. The ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system is a mission-critical, distributed system that rapidly detects earthquakes and generates ... [more]
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Cody Bodlovic
2016-11-16 18:35:00
Institution: Idaho National Laboratory Open Until: 2016-11-30 Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking candidates for Seismic Monitoring Data Acquisition Systems Support. The incumbent will provide expertise to the INL Seismic Monitoring program and support seismic safety of INL nuclear operations. The INL Seismic Monitoring program operates 33 sites with short-period and broadband seismometers, 33 sites with accelerometers, and 16 sites with global positioning system (GPS) receivers that ... [more]
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Institution: University of Calgary Open Until: 2017-01-17 Opportunities for graduate studies currently exist in Jan Dettmer’s research group (http://wcm.ucalgary.ca/dettmer/) at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I seek MSc and PhD students for projects with a research focus in seismic source studies and uncertainty quantification. Prospective students should have strong quantitative skills in geophysics, mathematics, physics, or signal processing (engineering). Knowledge of inverse... [more]
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The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell University seeks a postdoctoral research associate to conduct research on earthquakes and fluids in Chile and Oklahoma. The postdoc will analyze data from a newly acquired dense “nodal” seismometer array over the 2016 Mw5.8 Pawnee earthquake aftershocks, and from new broadband deployments in Oklahoma and Chile. The postdoc will work at Cornell, supervised by Katie Keranen, and be funded through projects related to the fluids-earthqua... [more]
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Dear All, I’d like to draw your attention to the following faculty positions in Michigan State’s Department of Earth and Environmental Science: Two Tenure-Stream Faculty Positions: Global Change Processes / Geophysics The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Michigan State University [MSU] is searching for two tenure-stream Assistant Professors starting Fall 2017. Exceptional candidates at Associate or Full Professor level will also be considered. Both positions include an... [more]
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Xiaowei Chen
2016-11-14 17:27:52
Institution: University of Oklahoma Open Until: 2017-01-10 A postdoctoral and PhD student positions in earthquake seismology are available at the ConocoPhillips School of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Oklahoma. Research topics will be focused on earthquake source processes, and fault zone properties. The successful candidates will join a growing community on earthquake processes and seismology at the University of Oklahoma. The postdoc position is for a full-time 1-year duratio... [more]
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IRIS Webmaster
2016-11-14 17:17:43
Forwarded on behalf of: Hongfeng Yang the Chinese University of Hong Kong hyang@cuhk.edu.hk -------------------- 2-3 PhD students are sought to work on seismological topics within the Earth System Science Programme, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Our current research interests focus on (1) Subduction zone dynamics and megathrust earthquakes, and (2) Induced seismicity associated with shale gas production and natural gas injection/extraction. To find more about the research proje... [more]
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Robert (Jeff) Anthony
2016-11-10 19:17:11
Institution: KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC Open Until: 2017-01-10 SCA Field Engineer Tech III Job ID: 00323096 Location: Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM, US About the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory (ASL): We install, operate, and maintain the US Geological Survey component of the Global Seismographic Network (GSN), the backbone of the Advanced National Seismic System (ANSS), as well as a number of regional seismic networks. Along with operating these ... [more]
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Douglas Dreger
2016-11-10 17:45:21
Dear IRIS, Please post this advertisement for a UC Berkeley Department of Earth and Planetary Science Faculty Position. The text of the ad is pasted below and attached as a pdf document. Thank you. Douglas Dreger Professor Earth and Planetary Science Department UC Berkeley *Faculty Position in Earth and Planetary Science * The University of California, Berkeley Department of Earth and Planetary Science invites applications for a position at the Assistant Professor level with an expe... [more]
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I would like to bring to your attention the following PhD oppertunity at the University of Liverpool, UK, and co-supervised by John Douglas, University of Strathclyde, UK. Applications are open until 31 January 2017 and the start date is October 2017. Understanding epistemic uncertainty captured in seismic hazard assessments for critical infrastructure The aim of this project is to better understand the sources of uncertainty within seismic hazard assessments, in particular those relate... [more]
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Graduate research assistantship is available for one or two highly motivated graduate students (PhD student preferred) to participate in a NSF-funded research in active crustal deformation and earthquakes in plate interior. Students will have the opportunity to integrate geological and geodetic results with cutting-edge geodynamic modeling to study fault interactions and earthquakes in the central and eastern US and other continents. This research will involve international collaboration with... [more]
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The Graduate School of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island is seeking for 1-2 motivated phd students in the field of tectonic geodesy and earthquake physics. More details about potential research projects can be found here: http://weilab.uri.edu/ Application deadline is January 15, 2017. Interested students should submit their application here: http://www.gso.uri.edu/education/prospective-students/ Meng “Matt” Wei -- Meng "Matt" Wei Assistant Professor Graduate School of ... [more]
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Dear IRIS, Can you please post this Ad? The text is pasted below and attached in an MS Word document. thank you! Ed Garnero ===================================== Edward Garnero, Professor School of Earth and Space Exploration Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 85287-6004 480-965-7653 Email: garnero@asu.edu<mailto:garnero@asu.edu> Web: http://garnero.asu.edu http://sese.asu.edu ===================================== Assistant Professor JOB #11791 School of Earth and Space Explora... [more]
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Dear Colleagues, The Geophysics Department at Sandia National Labs would like to draw attention to an open R&D Geoscience Engineering early-to mid-career staff position in Theoretical and Computational Geophysics and Modeling. The ad is pasted below and contained as an attachment. Please feel free to circulate this information to any qualified candidates. Job Title: R&D Geosciences Engineer (Experienced) Job ID #:655194 Location: Albuquerque, NM The Geophysics Department at Sandia ... [more]
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Jessica Johnson (ENV)
2016-11-04 21:13:37
The School of Environmental Science at the University of East Anglia are offering up to four exciting PhD studentships related to seismology through the EnvEast Doctoral Training Programme scheme funded by NERC (www.enveast.ac.uk/projects/2016-projects). Geophysical detection of fluid movement at active volcanoes<http://www.enveast.ac.uk/projects/2016-projects/-/asset_publisher/D3hdn0ff5kVb/content/herd_uenv17ee?inheritRedirect=false&redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.enveast.ac.uk%2Fprojects%2F2... [more]
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Institution: University of Missouri Open Until: 2016-12-31 Graduate research assistantship is available for one or two highly motivated graduate students (PhD student preferred) to participate in a NSF-funded research in active crustal deformation and earthquakes in plate interior. Students will have the opportunity to integrate geological and geodetic results with cutting-edge geodynamic modeling to study fault interactions and earthquakes in the central and eastern US and other continents.... [more]
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Heather Ford
2016-11-03 20:52:33
Students interested in pursuing a PhD in Geological Sciences with an emphasis in seismology are encouraged to apply to the doctoral program within the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of California, Riverside (http://earthsciences.ucr.edu/grad_programs.html). Interested applicants should contact Dr. Heather Ford (heather.ford@ucr.edu) for more information regarding potential projects and financial support.
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tarjen@earth.ox.ac.uk
2016-11-03 13:38:26
The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford (https://www.earth.ox.ac.uk) is seeking applicants for two Associate Professorships (tenure-track). Geophysics: http://tinyurl.com/jetgzm5 "We welcome applications from scientists working in all aspects of Geophysics including earth-observation, the cryosphere, planetary geophysics, and crustal processes." Solid Earth Geoscience: http://tinyurl.com/hp3kk42 "We welcome applications from scientists working in all aspects of th... [more]
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Jennifer Cotton
2016-11-02 04:14:18
Institution: California State University, Northridge Open Until: 2017-03-31 The Department of Geological Sciences at California State University, Northridge invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in geodesy. We offer B.S. and M.S. degrees in Geology and in Geophysics. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Experience in post-doctoral research and/or University-level lecture instruction, especially... [more]
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Anthony Lowry
2016-11-01 22:42:23
Doctoral Research Fellowship Opportunity: Lithospheric Dynamics at Utah State University The Geophysics group in Utah State University's Department of Geology is offering a Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship to begin Fall of 2017. Project Description: For a half-century, the solid Earth sciences has maintained a paradigm that mantle temperature variations drive tectonics. However new observations suggest that hydration is an important contributor to variations in buoyancy, strength, ... [more]
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Amanda Lough
2016-11-01 16:40:47
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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