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Lindsay Worthington
2019-11-25 22:08:56
The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of New Mexico is seeking students interested in pursuing graduate studies in seismology starting in Summer/Fall 2020. Potential topics for study include marine seismology and plate boundary processes, large-scale crust and upper mantle structure, magmatic system structure and volcanic earthquakes, and environmental sources of seismic waves. Salary and tuition support available. MS and PhD applicants are welcome. Please contact D… [more]
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The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences ( at McGill University, Montreal, Canada, invites applications for the Wares Postdoctoral Fellowships. These distinguished fellowships provide opportunities for outstanding early career Earth Scientists to work on research projects within the broad range of disciplines covered by researchers in the Department. Fellows will pursue an independent research project in collaboration with one or more faculty members. Two Wares … [more]
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Kristy Tiampo
2019-11-23 15:58:45
The CIRES Visiting Fellows Program has opened.  Two-year Visiting Fellowships are available for postdoctoral researchers, and terms of up to 12 months for senior scientists on leave or sabbatical. Applicants should contact possible CIRES Fellow or CIRES Senior Research Scientist collaborators well in advance of submitting an application. Successful proposals are typically designed in collaboration with a potential host at CIRES. More information is here:… [more]
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Jackie Caplan-Auerbach
2019-11-22 20:16:55
TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN PLANETARY GEOLOGY/GEOPHYSICS AT WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY The Department of Geology and the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Western Washington University (WWU) invite applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Planetary Geology/Geophysics. The position has an expected start date of September 2020. We seek applicants whose research program and teaching focuses on the role of physical processes in topics such as planet formation and evolutio… [more]
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Institution: Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica Open Until: 2019-12-31 With 80 state-of-the-art broadband seismic stations distributed along the entire country of Costa Rica, the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) at Universidad Nacional, is seeking a postdoctoral scholar in seismology or geophysics for one year with the possibility to extend it up to two years. The position is expected to contribute to the development of one or severa… [more]
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2019-11-19 12:53:31
IGNITE-Future Faculty Development Program William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA) March 22-24, 2020 All expenses paid workshop IGNITE provides participants with the opportunity for professional development, and to have candid discussions with department heads, deans, and early career faculty members about life in academia. As a part of the experience, participants will be offered opportunities to tour campus and research facilities, meet… [more]
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With support from the NSF-funded Polenet-ANET project (, we are seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar to work on modeling ice sheet - sea level- solid Earth interactions in Antarctica. The project will involve incorporating new seismic and geodetic constraints on 3D Earth structure beneath the Antarctic into a coupled model of glacial isostatic adjustment and Antarctic Ice sheet dynamics to understand the role of the solid Earth on past and future ice sheet evoluti… [more]
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Erik Williams
2019-11-19 00:11:00
Institution: University of Nevada, Reno Open Until: 2019-12-31 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 are to build, maintain, and improve ne… [more]
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Erik Williams
2019-11-19 00:10:23
Institution: University of Nevada, Reno Open Until: 2019-12-31 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-end sensor networks and data delivery… [more]
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Nick Teanby
2019-11-15 16:16:25
Institution: University of Bristol Open Until: 2020-01-07 The University of Bristol School of Earth Sciences seeks an outstanding candidate for a permanent Lectureship appointment within the broad area of geophysics. Research areas include the use of physics to study any aspect of the interior, surface, or atmosphere of the Earth or other planetary bodies. We welcome applications with either a pure or applied focus. The School of Earth Sciences is internationally leading in research, teach… [more]
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* * *PhD project: Ring laser measurements for geodesy and geophysics* The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (Geophysics Section, Seismology Group) at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany, is seeking applications from enthusiastic young researchers for an interdisciplinary Ph.D. project in the field of ring laser observations applied to seismology and geodesy. The Geophysical Observatory in Fürstenfeldbruck (20km outside of Munich) hosts the unique 4-component rin… [more]
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Institution: Harvard University Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences Open Until: 2019-12-31 Reginald A. Daly Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Harvard University The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences ( at Harvard University invites applicants for the Reginald A. Daly Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. The Department seeks candidates in the broad field of Earth and Planetary Sciences including but not limited to: geology, geochemistry, oceanograp… [more]
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Institution: Department of Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Vienna Open Until: 2019-11-27 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. Reference number: 10206 The Section of Geophysics is looking to fill a position of university assistant/predoc in the field of seismology. Our research contexts are structure and internal deformation of the Alpine regi… [more]
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Lorraine Hwang
2019-11-08 09:41:52
Postdoctoral Positions at CIG, UC Davis Applications are invited for two Postdoctoral Researchers who are interested in joining the CIG team at UC Davis. The positions are expected to contribute to the development and support of numerical modeling codes in geodynamics and towards conducting independent research. We seek proposals for innovative, original, and feasible software engineering and/or software development projects that complement and/or improve our current practices. CIG supports co… [more]
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Gabi Laske
2019-11-08 00:43:34
Institution: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego Open Until: 2019-12-15 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 t… [more]
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McGuire, Jeffrey
2019-11-07 13:35:35
The USGS Earthquake Science Center invites applications to Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellowships on a variety of research topics. Interested candidates can view position descriptions at the sites below. Positions are based out of one or more of our offices in Seattle Washington, Pasadena California, and Moffett Field California. Candidates interested in applying for a particular position are encouraged to contact the USGS scientists listed on the opportunity. The deadline to apply is 6 January 20… [more]
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Stephen Harlan
2019-11-06 16:10:53
Institution: National Science Foundation Open Until: 2020-05-01 We anticipate an open Program Director position in the Tectonics program in the Division of Earth Sciences at the National Science Foundation starting in mid 2020. If you or someone you know might be interested in spending one to four years at NSF in Alexandria, VA, we would like to hear from you. You can read the job posting and eligibility requirements on the NSF website at… [more]
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Manuele Faccenda
2019-11-06 11:38:21
Institution: Università di Padova Open Until: 2020-04-01 Dear colleagues, The Department of Geosciences (University of Padova, Italy) and the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV-Bologna, Italy) is opening a post-doctoral fellowships in seismological modelling and computational seismology in the frame of the ERC-StG grant NEWTON (#758199). Research focuses on coupling seismological and geodynamical modelling of the Earth’s interior in order to better determine the recent m… [more]
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Institution: University of Utah Open Until: 2019-03-31 The Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Utah invites applications for a one-year appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Seismology. The position is renewable for a second year pending acceptable progress and availability of funding. The successful applicant will work on array-based seismic interferometry and tomography related projects. The specific research projects are flexible and will depend on the sk… [more]
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Karen Fischer
2019-11-04 16:46:42
The Data Science Initiative at Brown University seeks applications for multiple tenure-track assistant professor positions in the area of data science. Successful candidates will have a joint appointment with the Data Science Initiative and a tenure home in any Brown department. At least one of the positions is intended to have a tenure home in the Department of Computer Science, but we encourage application from applicants from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds. The Department of Earth… [more]
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Amanda Thomas
2019-11-03 12:54:08
Fully funded PhD positions are available in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oregon. We seek highly motivated students with general interest in quantitative Earth Science. Potential research areas include: - Marine geophysics - Earthquake and tsunami hazards - Small and large earthquake science - Fault mechanics - Seismic imaging and plate boundary processes - Geodesy and remote sensing - Data mining - Ground motion estimation - Earthquake earl… [more]
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*Graduate Student and Post-doc Opportunities in Computational Geophysical Studies of Mid-Ocean Ridges* Two individuals (graduate students and/or post-docs) are sought to join a research team led by Boston College and the University of Hawaii-USA, collaborating with scientists from ENS Paris-France and University of Mainz-Germany, in carrying out high-performance computer simulations of the 4-D interaction of faulting and magmatism at mid-ocean ridge segments near transform and non-transf… [more]
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Institution: Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology Open Until: 2020-01-15 Job Description The Marine Seismology Research Group, Subduction Dynamics Research Center (SDR) (Director:Shuichi Kodaira), Research Institute for Marine Geodynamics (IMG), JAMSTEC is soliciting applications for one position as Scientist or Technical Scientist who will engage in the following research and development subjects: Details of the research at Subduction Dynamics Research Center (SDR), Res… [more]
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