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Luisa Fernanda Castillo Gómez
2017-05-23 16:33:10 - 2017-05-24 18:32:59
Institution: Servicio Geologico Colombiano - Colombian Geological Survey Open Until: 2017-06-16 Duties and Responsibilities: - Be responsible for the management of the national strong motion network - Search and define sites and instrumentation for new accelerographic stations - Be at the head of the development of activities in strong motion studies. Qualifications: - Civil Engineer with Ph.D in Seismic Engineering, Geophysics, or similar. Required skills and experience: - Ab… [more]
Institution: GNS Science Open Until: 2017-07-01 We seek a highly motivated student for a 3-year PhD scholarship on the earthquake behaviour of the Hikurangi subduction megathrust as part of a larger project. This project aims to use new seismic data and numerical simulations of seismic wave propagation techniques to understand the mechanisms controlling complex mega-thrust slip behaviour at the Hikurangi subduction plate boundary in New Zealand. The student project will include fieldwork for n… [more]
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Cliff Thurber
2017-05-12 23:11:12
A research position in seismology is anticipated to be available in the Department of Geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, beginning in summer or fall 2017. The position is a full-time 1-year appointment, with the opportunity of continuation, as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate. The successful applicant will participate in two or more projects involving seismic tomography and ambient noise. The expected starting salary is in the range $50,000 to $54,000, depending on qualificati… [more]
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Thomas Bodin
2017-05-10 10:01:11
Institution: Université de Lyon, France Open Until: 2017-07-31 PhD position in Lyon 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 growing seismology group in Lyon. The applicant will… [more]
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Andreas Fichtner
2017-05-09 00:54:33
Dear colleagues, The Computational Seismology Group at ETH Zürich is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral researcher to work on Salvus, an open-source framework for full-waveform modeling and inversion ( The position is full-time (100 %) for a duration of 24 months, with possibility for extension. Earliest starting date is 1 June 2017. Background: Salvus is a modular open-source code package for large-scale waveform modelling and inversion built on the basis of modern prog… [more]
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jerome vergne
2017-05-02 21:04:34
Dear IRIS colleague, Would it be possible to post on the IRIS Job announcements mailing list the attached PhD offer (with a very short deadline for application) ? Thanks a lot ! Jerome Vergne (IPGS- EOST - Strasbourg) -- Jérôme Vergne Physicien Ecole et Observatoire des Sciences de la Terre Institut de Physique du Globe de Strasbourg tel : +33 6 13 94 57 29 mel :
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