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The Geophysics Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with strong skills in earthquake data analysis. The successful candidate will apply signal processing techniques including machine learning methods to seismic dataset for characterization of fault systems and evaluation of seismic risk. The term of the appointment is two years, with a possible extension to a third year depending on the performance and funding availability. … [more]
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Data science and computational seismology group at Michigan State University is now recruiting two PhD students to start in Fall 2019. Please contact Dr. Min Chen ( directly for more information. Please help forward this email to students who are interested. Qualifications: B.S. or M.S. in geophysics, physics, applied math, data science, statistics, or computer science. Strong background in foundations of physics, math, or computer programming. Genuinely interested in advanc… [more]
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Tobias Diehl
2018-12-21 11:47:48
Institution: Swiss Seismological Service, ETH Zurich, Switzerland Open Until: 2019-03-01 We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher with an interest in developing and applying sophisticated approaches for detection, accurate location, and source characterization of seismicity in Switzerland and other regions. The successful candidate will also improve the capabilities of the seismic network to monitor such seismicity in real-time applications and extend existing databases by additional seism… [more]
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Postdoctoral position at Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (SIO) Postdoctoral Scholar Position Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Early onset postseismic deformation The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography has an o… [more]
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15 EU (Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN) Funded PhD Positions in Engineering Seismology at leading institutions across Europe. Dear all, I would like to bring to your attention the following PhD opportunities (for 2019 start) in the newly established URBASIS-EU consortium: All PhDs are funded according to the conditions set out in the highly sought after Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN, which offers some of the most generous terms in Europe. URB… [more]
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Richard Lynch
2018-12-20 00:56:34
Institution: Sisprobe Open Until: 2018-02-01 * in a young dynamic professional scientific environment * based in Grenoble, France Job summary =========== Analysis of passive seismic (i.e. ambient seismic noise) data recorded in projects around the world using a well-defined workflow Job details ========= Sisprobe is looking for a young highly motivated scientist to strengthen the company’s data processing group. You would work as part of the team processing passive seismic data from… [more]
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Aurelien Mordret
2018-12-19 19:24:22
Institution: Sisprobe Open Until: 2019-02-15 Sisprobe is looking for a Geophysicist! About Sisprobe: Sisprobe has pioneered and continues to develop the world’s most innovative seismic techniques. Our passive seismic services enable low-cost environmentally friendly surveys. Sisprobe is the world’s leading provider of subsurface imaging and monitoring using ambient seismic noise surface wave tomography (ANSWT). ANSWT is the most environmentally-friendly method of subsurface seismic imag… [more]
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Yoshihiro Kaneko
2018-12-19 02:49:31
Institution: GNS Science Open Until: 2019-02-28 We seek a highly motivated student for a 3-year PhD scholarship on numerical simulations of slow slip and earthquakes in the Hikurangi subduction margin. This project aims to use numerical simulations of seismic and aseismic fault slip and seismic wave propagation, combined with newly acquired on-shore and off-shore data, to understand the mechanisms controlling complex megathrust slip behaviour at the Hikurangi subduction plate boundary in New Z… [more]
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Institution: Swiss Seismological Service, ETH Zurich, Switzerland Open Until: 2019-03-01 We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher for an open position in our international team at the Swiss Seismological Service, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Main tasks are the improvement of site-specific seismic hazard assessment and regional ground-motion prediction equations. This will be achieved by considering realistic sources and complex models for path and site effects. It is expected that both empiric… [more]
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Martin-Hayden, James M.
2018-12-15 01:41:00
Shallow-Earth, High-Resolution Geophysicist Entry-Level, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Toledo invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in shallow-earth, high-resolution geophysics with an expected start date of August 19, 2019. This position is connected to a designated strategic focus of the university. We seek an individual whose research is related to shallow earth geophysics focusing on environme… [more]
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The Seismic Research Centre of The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, has a vacancy for a Computer Programmer / IT Specialist. The successful candidate must possess a first degree with a major in Mathematics and/or Computer Sciences. A postgraduate degree in Computer Science would be an asset. Candidates should preferably have experience in one or more of the following areas: • Scripting using Perl or similar language • Web development • Microsoft Operating Systems, includin… [more]
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*Job opportunity with the USGS!* *Applications are due 1/4/2019!* Job location:  United States Geological Survey (USGS), 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 (EEW) system ( <>). It is a mission-critical, distributed system that rapidly detects earthquakes and generates and issue… [more]
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Colorado State University – Fort Collins, Colorado POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT – Assistant/Associate Professor in Diversity and Inclusion in the Natural Resources POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor within one of five departments within the Warner College of Natural Resources (WCNR) LOCATION: Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA [Candidate will identify one of the following departments to be housed in: Ecosystem Science and Sustain… [more]
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Institution: NOAA/NWS Open Until: 2018-12-11 This position is located in the National Weather Service (NWS), National Tsunami Warning Center (NTWC) with one vacancy in Palmer, AK. As a Watchstander, you will perform the following duties: Monitor local, national, and international operations and seismic network research programs. Improve tsunami forecasting capabilities through testing and utilizing new and existing forecast methods to … [more]
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Susana Custódio
2018-12-08 01:07:41
The Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon is hiring a Post-Doctoral Researcher for project STORM: Atmosphere - Ocean - Solid Earth Coupling, Seismic Tools to Explore and Monitor the Oceans. Project STORM is a collaborative project with the Computational Engineering and Optimization Group group at UT Austin, with expertise in machine learning and big data techniques applied to geophysical inference problems. The project aims at using ocean and land-based seismic datasets, collected … [more]
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Postdoctoral Fellow Positions Available UC Berkeley Seismology Lab *Earthquakes, machine learning, real-time seismology and next-generation seismic networks* Postdoctoral fellow positions are available at the UC Berkeley Seismology Lab to work on earthquake source problems. The group in particularly interested in the application of machine learning in seismology, with a focus on real-time seismology and the use of massive, diverse datasets including the MyShake global smartphone seismic netw… [more]
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The University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in using ground-based geodetic techniques to monitor changes of the earth’s surface. We seek a scientist interested in building a long-term research program that builds on the extensive facilities and programs of the UAF Geophysical Institute, in particular, the Alaska Volcano Observatory and the Alaska Earthquake Center. We particularly value an ability to … [more]
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Assistant or Associate Professor, Theoretical/Computational Geophysics Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) seeks outstanding candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in theoretical/computational geophysics. We invite applicants with expertise in modeling of geophysical signals or processes, improved methods for data analysis/inversion, mathematical descriptions of releva… [more]
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Institution: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Open Until: 2019-06-30 The newly formed Ocean Bottom Seismometer Instrument Center (OBSIC) at WHOI provides seafloor seismographs and at-sea technical support to the U.S. academic community in order to advance knowledge about Earth structure and dynamic processes, such as earthquakes and volcanism. The center replaces the Ocean Bottom Seismograph Instrument Pool, which NSF created in 1999 and that included WHOI and two other institutions. OBS… [more]
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Iris McCrary-Tinsley
2018-12-04 19:11:01
The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography has openings starting in 2019 for two postdoctoral Green Scholars. Funding from the Green Foundation for Earth Sciences is matched with extramural funds for specific research projects to support these positions. Prior to submitting an application, applicants should contact potential IGPP mentors to check whether they have a viable project. Positions are available for one year and are renewable for a … [more]
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