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Institution: Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida Open Until: 2020-01-01 A new opportunity has opened in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Florida (UF) to undertake an ambitious and innovative program of doctoral research that focuses on improving the global mapping of 3D density anomalies in Earth’s mantle by jointly inverting global seismic and geodynamic data sets and modelling the implications for mantle dynamics. This PhD project will be supe... [more]
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Bowman, Daniel
2019-10-31 17:47:19
The Geophysical Monitoring Department at Sandia National Laboratories is seeking an infrasound scientist. Candidates with experience in seismology, atmospheric science, and acoustics are encouraged to apply. Application review will begin on November 15th. A full position description and application instructions can be found by visiting https://www.sandia.gov/careers/, clicking ‘View all Jobs’, and searching for posting 669731 in the search box. -- Daniel C. Bowman, Ph. D. Senior G... [more]
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Noelle Vance
2019-10-31 14:54:53
Opportunity: The research carried about by this position will focus mainly on fiber-optic sensing (FOS) applications in the oil industry, ranging from seismic VSP, microseismic, low-frequency strain measurements, to production logging, leakage detection, and artificial lift monitoring. The successful candidate will be able to develop physical-based and machine-learning based models to interpret FOS data. The candidate will guide graduate-level students to advance research in the area as well ... [more]
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The Department of Earth and Planetary Science at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque is searching for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in solid Earth and/or environmental geodesy. Scientists who apply analogous approaches to study other planetary systems are also encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin Nov. 4, but later applications may be considered until the position is filled. The full advertisement with application instructions can be found here: h... [more]
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The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Northwestern University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of geophysics, broadly considered, to begin as soon as Fall 2020. We seek a scholar whose expertise and creativity will complement and expand the Department’s strengths. Area(s) of specialization within solid-Earth, environmental or planetary geophysics are open and may include any aspect of geodesy, seismolog... [more]
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Aileen Goldberg
2019-10-29 16:42:35
*POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST* The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in wildfire modeling. The successful candidate will work with a team led by Professors Park Williams and Pierre Gentine to develop a new wildfire model for the western United States using machine learning and dynamic vegetation modeling. The wildfire model will be used to disentangle the various drivers of increased western Un... [more]
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Maximilian Werner
2019-10-29 08:37:37
Institution: University of Bristol Open Until: 2019-11-22 The School of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol (UK) is seeking to recruit a post-doctoral research associate for a term of 2 years. This position will contribute to research in the geophysics group in the field of induced seismicity. The position is linked to two complementary projects with the overall goals of monitoring and multi-hazard risk modelling of unconventional shale gas exploration. The main aim of the Bristol-ba... [more]
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Thomas H Goebel (thgoebel)
2019-10-28 17:50:48
Institution: Center for Earthquake Research and Information, University of Memphis Open Until: 2019-11-04 University postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Earthquake Research and Information, University of Memphis A postdoctoral fellowship from the University of Memphis is available at the Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI) for one year with potential extension for two additional years contingent on performance and availability of funding. CERI brings together facu... [more]
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Still accepting applications! Complete applications received by November 1 will be guaranteed full consideration. The University of Oklahoma is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Please check the application link at: https://apply.interfolio.com/67170. Below is detailed information: The School of Geosciences at the University of Oklahoma (OU) invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured position in Co... [more]
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Danica Roth
2019-10-24 20:35:19
The Surface Processes Group at the Colorado School of Mines is recruiting motivated students with multidisciplinary interests in surface processes, geomorphology, and environmental geophysics. Our research group integrates field observations and experiments, high resolution terrain analysis, and data-driven analytical and geophysical techniques with quantitative theory development to investigate a broad range of subjects from landscape evolution to nonlocal sediment transport to post-wildfire... [more]
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============================================================= *USGS Mendenhall post-doctoral Fellowship Research Opportunity:* *Using ocean bottom seismograph (OBS) data for natural hazard studies, **USGS Woods Hole, MA* We seek a postdoctoral scientist with a background in passive seismology to work with experienced geophysicists at the USGS in Woods Hole, MA and other USGS offices on problems related to natural hazard assessment in the marine environment. This two-year position is at the... [more]
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Goetz Bokelmann
2019-10-24 10:51:59
Institution: University of Vienna, Austria Open Until: 2019-11-11 The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Meteorology and Geophysics Reference number: 10077 The Section of Geophysics is looking to fill a position of university assistant/postdoc in the field of seismology, a highly motivated and... [more]
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Constantino Panagopulos
2019-10-22 22:08:01
Institution: University of Texas Institute for Geophysics Open Until: 2019-01-01 The University of Texas at Austin, Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) is seeking two highly-motivated PhD students who are interested in pursuing graduate studies in marine geophysics. Tuition, generous stipend, and other fees will be funded for both graduate research positions. Student support is available starting as early as January 2020 via a multi-institutional, collaborative NSF-funded project focused on A... [more]
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The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is seeking for highly motivated B.S. or M.Sc. students who pursue PhD degrees in geophysics with special emphasis in *seismology*. We encourage in particular students with a background in geophysics, computer science, physics or closely related field to apply. PhD students will work in a collaborative lab shared by Yihe Huang <https://sites.lsa.umich.edu/yihehuang/>, Jeroen Ritsema <https://jritsem... [more]
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Marlo Swanson
2019-10-22 10:41:30
President The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) invites applications and nominations for the next President of the Consortium. The President is the public face of IRIS and represents the Consortium through leadership and management activities with the geosciences community, federal agencies, partners, and member institutions. Founded in 1984 with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), IRIS is a consortium of 125 U.S. universities dedicated to advanc... [more]
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Mouse Marie Reusch
2019-10-21 11:40:53
The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN) at the University of Washington in Seattle has an outstanding opportunity for a ShakeAlert User Engagement Facilitator to support the implementation of Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) in the Pacific Northwest. The PNSN monitors earthquakes in the states of Washington and Oregon for public safety and scientific research.  EEW will save lives during, and speed recovery after, damaging earthquakes in Washington and Oregon by giving alert receive... [more]
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Institution: Penn State University Open Until: 2019-12-31 The Subsurface Imaging Project at Penn State Geosciences (https://sites.psu.edu/tzhu/) has an opening for a postdoctoral researcher to develop Q full waveform inversion (Q-FWI) methodology and algorithms for estimating subsurface seismic velocity and attenuation properties. This project aims to develop 2D/3D Q-FWI codes, and applications to various research datasets, e.g., hydrocarbon exploration, critical zone science, and glacial ic... [more]
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Dear Colleagues, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) seeks outstanding candidates for an Assistant Professor position in *seismology*. We invite applicants with expertise in observational and/or analytical seismology. We are seeking a motivated, broad-thinking scientist whose research covers regional and/or global seismology who will build collaborations that complement and extend our current programs at Scripps. Your application will b... [more]
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Dear Colleagues, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) seeks outstanding candidates for an Assistant Professor position in *seismology*. We invite applicants with expertise in observational and/or analytical seismology. We are seeking a motivated, broad-thinking scientist whose research covers regional and/or global seismology who will build collaborations that complement and extend our current programs at Scripps. Your application will b... [more]
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Dear Colleagues, Scripps Institution of Oceanograph <http://scripps.ucsd.edu/>y <http://scripps.ucsd.edu/> (SIO) at the University of California San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a target start date of summer 2020. We seek an outstanding individual who will establish an innovative, world-class, externally funded research program in the field of tectonics. The candidate would employ observational, laboratory, experime... [more]
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Institution: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, SIO/UCSD, La Jolla Open Until: 2019-12-01 John W. Miles Postdoctoral Fellowship In Theoretical And Computational Geophysics The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography has an opening starting in 2020 for the John W. Miles Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical and Computational Geophysics, which is overseen by the Green Foundation for Earth Sciences. Funding is available to ... [more]
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Duncan Agnew
2019-10-16 20:20:36
Institution: Institution of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, SIO/UCSD, La Jolla Open Until: 2019-12-01 Green Foundation Postdoctoral Appointments in Geophysics The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography has openings starting in 2020 for two postdoctoral Green Scholars. These positions are supported by funding from the Green Foundation for Earth Sciences, matched with extramural funds for specific research projects. Before submittin... [more]
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The Seismology research group in the Department of Physics at New Mexico State University are recruiting Ph.D. students to start Fall 2020.Our research groups offer opportunities to study the Earth’s interior and have a field seismic experiment in Myanmar to study the Indo-Burma subductions zone and its dynamics on the growth of the eastern Tibetan Plateau. Research and teaching assistantships are available for highly qualified applicants and are awarded in fall of each year. In additi... [more]
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D. Sarah Stamps
2019-10-16 10:59:26
To whom it may concern: The Department of Geosciences at Virginia Tech (geos.vt.edu <http://geos.vt.edu/>) invites applications for a tenure-line position as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the area of Environmental Geoscience. Viable areas include, but are not limited to nanogeoscience, environmental geochemistry, Earth materials, critical zone science, biogeoscience, and hydrogeoscience. The successful candidate will establish a vibrant research program that is recognized for... [more]
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Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Opportunity 18-2: Earthquake ground motions and seismic hazard in the Pacific Northwest Open Until: Jan. 6, 2020 Location: Seattle, Washington Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest are a significant hazard to major population centers in Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; and Vancouver, British Columbia. We seek a candidate to conduct research on earthquake ground motions in the Pacific Northwest, for the purpose of improving seismic hazard estima... [more]
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Erik Williams
2019-10-15 20:07:41
Institution: University of Nevada, Reno - Nevada Seismological Laboratory Open Until: 2019-11-01 Job Description The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Software Analyst, QA for the Nevada Seismological Laboratory. This is a full-time, non-tenured, administrative position. The main responsibilities of this position are to develop, maintain, and improve new and existing software to monitor the state of the hardware, software systems, and data products that make up NSL's end-to-e... [more]
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Erik Williams
2019-10-15 20:03:24
Institution: University of Nevada, Reno - Nevada Seismological Laboratory Open Until: 2019-11-01 Job Description The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Software Developer or a Senior Software Developer for the Nevada Seismological Laboratory Website (NSL) for its website user interface. This is a full-time, non-tenured, administrative position and reports to the Manager of the Nevada Seismological Laboratory's Data Center Manager. The main responsibilities of this position ar... [more]
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We are seeking candidates for PhD student positions in Earthquake Science at the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA. The expected start date is Fall 2020. Earthquake science at MIT is being reinvigorated summer 2020 with two new faculty, Camilla Cattania and William Frank. Potential projects cover the full spectrum of earthquake science, from theoretical and computational fault mechanics to obse... [more]
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Samantha Wiser
2019-10-14 09:03:57
The Alaska Earthquake Center is hiring a scientific developer to join our systems and software development team. We are seeking the right person to marry new geophysical techniques with rigorous standards to develop code that supports the earthquake monitoring mission of the center. Your core responsibilities will be to develop codes that enhance and expand the capabilities of our earthquake analysis system. You will work with other scientists and technical experts to create tools that stak... [more]
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The recently formed Geophysical Detection of Nuclear Proliferation (GDNP) University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) (https://watc.alaska.edu/uarc) at the UAF Geophysical Institute (https://www.gi.alaska.edu/) is seeking a new Executive Director. This person will manage and lead a dynamic, nimble organization at the intersection of geophysical nuclear nonproliferation research, development, and operations. They will act as the primary “face of the organization” for customers and the sponsor... [more]
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Lukas Blom
2019-10-11 14:38:18
Position Summary:The Wilson Alaska Technical Center is looking for a Data Specialist. This position will help with the continuous operation and maintenance of seismic and infrasound monitoring stations in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty and the expanding Geophysical Detection of Nuclear Proliferation University Affiliated Research Center. ***U.S. Citizenship is required for this position*** Duties: 10% Effective Communication Communicate and coordinate with researchers ... [more]
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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Earthquake-, Statistical- or Engineering-Seismology Institution: University of Bristol (UK) Closing date: 10 November 2019 Job number: ACAD104256 The School of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol (UK) is seeking to recruit a Research Associate with funding for up to 3 years. This position will contribute to research in the geophysics group in the field of earthquake triggering, forecasting or time-dependent seismic hazard assessment. This 3-year p... [more]
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Institution: Rutgers University Open Until: 2019-11-30 The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS) at Rutgers University-New Brunswick invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position with an expected start date of Sept. 1, 2020. Interested applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. We are seeking outstanding candidates in the broad fields of mineralogy, petrology, geochemistry, and paleobiology whose work relates to the co-evolution of phys... [more]
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Aditya Gusman
2019-10-09 21:08:11
Institution: GNS Science Open Until: 2019-10-20 In this role, you will have the opportunity to conduct fundamental and applied research into tsunami forecasting, hazard and risk assessment. The main aim of the position is to improve our tsunami hazard models and monitoring capability to better equip New Zealanders with both long-term and real-time information about tsunami. Job Details Crown research institute GNS Science Reference # 35345 Posted on 19 Sep 2019 Closes on 20 Oct 2019 ... [more]
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Institution: UNR Open Until: 2019-11-25 DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING University of Nevada, Reno Tenure Track Associate or Assistant Professor in Geological Engineering and related fields The Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering (DGSE) invites applications for a tenure-track Associate or Assistant Professorship in Geological Engineering (GE), very broadly defined to include earthquake engineering; geophysics; hydrology and hydrogeology; remote sensing;... [more]
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Johnson, Kaj
2019-08-26 13:48:37 - 2019-10-07 22:52:22
The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a tenure-track position in crustal processes to begin in Fall 2020 at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will complement existing strengths in crustal deformation and faulting, tectonic landscape evolution, sedimentary processes, and stable isotope geochemistry. Areas of desirable research include, but are not limited to, rock physics, rheology/mineralogy/petrolog... [more]
Penn State is making a 5-person, cross-disciplinary cluster hire in Integrated Energy Systems (IES). Candidates from Geosciences with interests in geomechancis, basin analysis, structural geology/tectonics, induced seismicity and other areas that inform research in IES are encouraged to apply. Review of applicants will begin on November 1, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled. The full ad can be found here: https://psu.jobs/job/90744 Please direct questions to Profe... [more]
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The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network has an outstanding opportunity for a Software Engineer to support our real-time seismic monitoring projects. PNSN monitors earthquakes in the states of Washington and Oregon for public safety and scientific research. We operate about 450 remote seismic stations throughout the region. Data from these remote sites are transmitted to the UW continuously in real time to our processing and alerting center at the UW Seattle. The data are processed through sev... [more]
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Institution: USGS NEIC Open Until: 2020-01-06 Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program Opportunity 18-10: Leveraging machine learning for next-generation global earthquake monitoring The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) detects, locates, and characterizes tens of thousands of earthquakes globally each year with a large emphasis placed on both the timeliness and accuracy of event characterization. The rapid analysis of fundamental earthquake proper... [more]
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Institution: University of Hamburg Open Until: 2019-11-15 We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher who is enthusiastic to work on research related to ambient seismic noise analysis. Depending on the candidate’s background and research interests, various potential projects are available. These include: - understanding the generation mechanisms of ocean-generated seismic noise, with a focus on the generation of Love waves, either through observational or numerical approaches. - charact... [more]
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Michelle Barr
2019-10-06 17:38:50
Institution: University of Washington Open Until: 2020-01-01 The Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in seismology at the Assistant Professor level. Areas of specialization might include, but are not limited to: earthquake source processes, volcano seismology, and structural seismology. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The new hire will be expect... [more]
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Cecily Wolfe
2019-10-02 08:24:11
USGS recruiting Senior Science Advisor to coordinate earthquake and geologic hazards activities The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is seeking to fill one of its most critical leadership positions for carrying out our natural hazards mission. The Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards is a Senior Level (SL) position reporting to the USGS Associate Director for Natural Hazards. The position serves as coordinator of the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP), Geomagnetism Program,... [more]
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Erik Williams
2019-10-01 19:09:49
Institution: University of Nevada, Reno - Nevada Seismological Laboratory Open Until: 2019-11-01 Job Description The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Software Developer or a Senior Software Developer for the Nevada Seismological Laboratory Website (NSL) for its website user interface. This is a full-time, non-tenured, administrative position and reports to the Manager of the Nevada Seismological Laboratory's Data Center Manager. The main responsibilities of this position ar... [more]
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Erik Williams
2019-10-01 17:43:53
Institution: University of Nevada, Reno - Nevada Seismological Laboratory Open Until: 2019-11-01 Job Description The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Software Analyst, QA for the Nevada Seismological Laboratory. This is a full-time, non-tenured, administrative position. The main responsibilities of this position are to develop, maintain, and improve new and existing software to monitor the state of the hardware, software systems, and data products that make up NSL's end-to-e... [more]
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Institution: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Open Until: 2019-10-15 The newly formed Ocean Bottom Seismometer Instrument Center (OBSIC) at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) announces a competition for a Postdoctoral Scholar Fellowship. OBSIC’s mission is to support discovery of the earth’s internal structure and its dynamic processes using seafloor seismic measurements. (See https://obsic.whoi.edu/.) The OBSIC Postdoctoral Fellowship, recognizing the importance of marine s... [more]
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