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Institution: University of Utah Open Until: 2018-12-01 The Department of Geology & Geophysics at the University of Utah seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in geodesy or remote sensing beginning fall 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally visible, externally funded research program and teach departmental courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment… [more]
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Postdoc position available in marine seismic analysis and interpretation Department of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University Contact Peter Clift (<> ) for more details Applications appreciated by 7 November 2018 Postdoc project responsibilities: Processing interpreting and analyzing marine geophysical data from the South China Sea in order to generate an acoustic and sediment map of the entire basin. Candidate has to be familiar with opera… [more]
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Kim Olsen
2018-10-26 03:03:44
Institution: San Diego State University Open Until: 2018-12-15 San Diego State University and University of California San Diego are accepting applications for the Joint Doctoral Program in Geophysics. The SDSU/UCSD Joint Program ( provides full access to the Geophysics curriculum of UCSD’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography, with additional specialized courses and research opportunities offered by SDSU faculty. Assistantships for Fall 2019 are ava… [more]
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Institution: The University of Memphis Open Until: 2018-12-17 The Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI) at the University of Memphis invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2019. We are searching broadly and seeking an individual to complement our existing strengths in seismology, geodesy, computational tectonics, earthquake physics and seismic hazard. We particularly encourage applicants with research interes… [more]
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Institution: Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology Open Until: 2018-12-11 Department of Solid Earth Geochemistry (DSEG), Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), is soliciting applications for a Scientist or Technical Scientist. The successful applicant will be engaged in the following research project. Details of ongoing research at the Department of Solid Earth Geochemistry and other related departments can be found at the following websites: http:/… [more]
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The Earth and Environmental Sciences Division (EES) at Los Alamos National Laboratory is seeking up to five mid-career scientists and engineers to join us in our efforts to meet the nation’s earth science, environmental science, energy development, and national security challenges. We are looking for talented, enthusiastic, mid-career individuals who can contribute to existing projects and help develop innovative solutions for challenges requiring expertise in the following science areas: Ge… [more]
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Institution: University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences Open Until: 2019-01-15 The Institute for Geophysics at the University of Texas at Austin (UTIG), one of the three principal units in the Jackson School of Geosciences, seeks applications for the position of Director, which may include a concurrent faculty appointment in the Department of Geological Sciences (qualifications for faculty position must be commensurate with rank). UTIG is a world leader in expeditionary-scale … [more]
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Krystina Cuddemi
2018-10-18 13:32:04
Institution: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Open Until: 2018-12-17 Geology & Geophysics Tenure Track Scientist Positions The Geology & Geophysics Department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has tenure track position openings for exceptional candidates in two disciplinary areas: Paleoclimatology and Marine Geophysics. In Paleoclimatology, we seek an innovative, highly collaborative individual with interest and expertise in the generation of proxy records to enhan… [more]
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Sergio Ruiz
2018-10-18 12:37:53
Institution: University of Chile Open Until: 2018-10-24 Postdoc position at Geophysics department of University of Chile. The postdoc will develop new methods for the reconstruction of South American tectonics using Bayesian seismic tomography and seismic data techniques. Teamwork is necessary, actively participating in the study of the subduction process of Northern and Southern Chile, collaborating with the rest of the team of the project CONICYT/ANILLO ACT 172002 See details on: http:… [more]
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Helen Olivette
2018-10-17 15:28:00
Institution: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Open Until: 2018-12-31 Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University seeks a Field Technician to join our team. Provide technical support for the Lamont-Doherty Cooperative Seismographic Network (LCSN, URL: Activity includes preparation, installation, operation and repair of seismic equipment used to monitor earthquakes. Field work to avera… [more]
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Bruce Beaudoin
2018-10-16 22:34:57
Institution: IRIS PASSCAL Open Until: 2019-01-31 JOB DUTIES: Core responsibility is to support magnetotelluric equipment pool at IRIS/ PASSCAL. Support will include: equipment testing and maintenance; coordinating equipment use; data archiving; user training and fieldwork. The Magnetotelluric Specialist will also be responsible for developing training and use documentation emphasizing best practices. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required in Geophysics or related science and … [more]
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Bruce Beaudoin
2018-10-16 22:02:07
Institution: IRIS PASSCAL Open Until: 2019-01-31 JOB DUTIES: Core responsibility is to support seismological experiments, particularly in the realm of data archiving. Objectives include ensuring the best possible set of data and metadata are archived with the IRIS DMC; user support to contribute to the overall PASSCAL mission to facilitate science by the IRIS community. Generate bi-monthly data status and work load reports. Knowledge and understanding data formats, tools, procedures, software… [more]
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Robert Anthony
2018-10-15 19:37:33
Title: Seismic Data Quality Control (QC) Analyst Job Number: 1074107 Location: Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM, US *Job description:* KBRwyle Technology Solutions, under contract to US Geological Survey at the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory (ASL), is seeking a Seismic Data Quality Control (QC) Analyst to review seismological waveforms and other digital time series data for quality control to detect abnormalities and coordinate with field staff to correct the … [more]
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Institution: Arizona State University Open Until: 2018-12-01 The School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) at Arizona State University invites applications for the postdoctoral research scholar position of Exploration Fellow. The mission of the postdoctoral fellowship is to foster SESE’s interdisciplinary research program by attracting and supporting outstanding early-career scientists and engineers to pursue independent research in collaboration with SESE faculty. Research areas within SES… [more]
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Martha Savage
2018-10-12 07:26:31
PhD students are sought to work on the ECLIPSE Supervolcano project hosted at the School of Geography, Environment, and Earth Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington (VUW; This project will combine seismic and geochemical/volcanological methods to study the seismic structure and eruption potential of supervolcanoes (particularly Taupo and Okataina calderas). The Earth Science group at Victoria University of Wellington has an established track record in thes… [more]
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Doug Schmitt
2018-10-10 18:00:10
Institution: Purdue University Open Until: 2019-03-31 Assistant Professor of Seismology, Purdue University The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), within the College of Science at Purdue University, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of seismology. As part of a large-scale interdisciplinary hiring effort across key strategic areas in the College of Science—Purdue’s second-largest college, compris… [more]
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Institution: University of Arizona Open Until: 2018-12-14 The Department of Geosciences seeks an Information Technology Network Specialist to maintain a diverse computer environment (workstations and servers; Windows, MacOS, Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS), Website Maintenance (Drupal, PHP, MySQl, Apache). This analyst will perform system security and administration, network security and administration, database design and maintenance. In addition to workstation/laptop software/hardware end-user supp… [more]
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The Department of Geosciences at Boise State University invites applications for a permanent full-time Lectureship to begin summer, 2019. Our geoscience lecturers are responsible for delivery of critical lower-division courses (including labs) in geology, geography, and earth system science, and development and delivery of geosciences courses of broad interdisciplinary interest to the greater university community. The teaching load will be equivalent to three courses per semester including inst… [more]
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Erin K Krogh
2018-10-01 17:50:14
Institution: Pacific Northwest Seismic Network Open Until: 2018-12-30 As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem-solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement… [more]
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