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Active Message Threads for December 2019

Brian Shiro
2019-12-21 19:02:54 - 2019-12-27 02:38:20
The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) is seeking applicants to fill the temporary position of Seismic Data Analyst. Duties: The incumbent’s primary responsibility will be analyzing digital seismograms to determine phase arrivals and earthquake source parameters, including location, depth, magnitude, and focal mechanism. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in earth sciences with specialization in Seismology, Geophysics, Mathematics, Physics, or Computer Sciences with up to one year o... [more]
Institution: Yonsei University Open Until: 2020-06-30 The seismology and geophysics group of Yonsei University, South Korea invites applications for two or three postdoctoral research positions in the field of seismology. We welcome candidates from any fields of seismology including but not limited to Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis, seismic waveform inversion, shear wave splitting, and geophysical exploration. *Department/location Department of Earth System Sciences of Yonsei Univ... [more]
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Dear Colleagues, The Dublin Institute for Advanced Study invites applications for a 2-year postdoctoral position in seismology and integrated geophysical-petrological modelling. The position is at the Geophysics Section, DIAS, and is funded by the project DIG. DIG (De-risking Ireland’s Geothermal potential) will explore the potential for low-enthalpy geothermal energy on the island of Ireland. It will integrate multi-disciplinary, multi-scale geophysical, geological and geochemical data by ... [more]
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The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Saint Louis University seeks MS and PhD candidates for graduate studies in Geoscience with a concentration in Geophysics. Geophysics faculty are interested in applying the tools of seismology to study deep earthquakes, regional tectonics, and earthquake hazards. Prospective students should have a strong quantitative background in geophysics, mathematics, physics, and programming. Financial support is available through TA positions and ... [more]
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Sandia Recruiting
2019-12-17 22:18:45
Institution: Sandia National Laboratoires Open Until: 2020-01-09 Are you passionate about your work and dream of exploring solutions within a dynamic team that solves significant issues for our nation's security? We are soliciting applications for an early-to-mid career geoscientist to support and lead work aimed at improving this nation’s capabilities for monitoring underground nuclear explosions anywhere in the world. Your work will focus on data analysis and computational geophysics, a... [more]
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Sandia Recruiting
2019-12-17 20:36:22
Institution: Sandia National Laboratoires Open Until: 2020-01-09 We are seeking a Postdoc to work with a multi-disciplinary team aimed at improving this nation’s capabilities for monitoring underground nuclear explosions anywhere in the world. Your work will focus on data analysis and computational geophysics. You will initially support existing department R&D efforts, but, over time, you may have opportunities to apply your expertise to development of new R&D efforts within Sandia mission a... [more]
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Multiple graduate opportunities in marine geophysics at the University of Washington Multiple opportunities exist for students interested in pursuing graduate study in Earth Science at the University of Washington. Projects include topics focused on exploring crustal structure along active plate boundaries, physical properties of fault zones, subduction zone processes and structural controls on earthquake rupture. Funded RA positions exist within the Earth and Space Sciences Department (htt... [more]
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Kathryn Ellis
2019-12-16 15:34:45
Institution: University of Kentucky Open Until: 2020-01-05 The Kentucky Geological Survey at the University of Kentucky seeks a seismic network technician and data analyst to assist with operation of the Kentucky Seismic and Strong Motion Network, to analyze its recordings, and to assist with related research. To apply for job #RE21531 Geologist I (Seismic Technician Analyst), submit a UK Online Application at If you have any questions, contact HR/... [more]
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Sara Dougherty
2019-12-13 20:48:30
We have an immediate opening for a Seismologist at Karen Clark & Company (KCC) in Boston, MA. A brief description of our company and the position is provided below. For more information, visit our website at<>. About KCC: KCC is the fastest growing catastrophe risk modeling firm providing innovative risk management tools to global insurers and reinsurers. At KCC, we build leading edge applications, including RiskInsight, the first open loss modeling platfo... [more]
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Yang Shen
2019-12-12 21:21:25
Institution: University of Rhode Island Open Until: 2020-03-31 A PhD position in Seismology and Marine Geophysics is available at the Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island. We seek highly motivated students with strong quantitative and computational skills and keen interests in Earth Sciences. Potential research projects include, but are not limited to: - Magmatic and tectonic processes at Kilauea Volcano - Mantle plume – mid-ocean ridge interaction at t... [more]
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Institution: Dept. of Earth Sciences, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Open Until: 2019-02-07 The Department of Earth Sciences in the School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa seeks to fill three tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor in the broad area of active geologic processes. We seek a group of talented scientists eager to leverage our unique location in the Pacific region on an ocean island chain, as well as contribute ... [more]
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The gravitational-wave group at the Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) is looking for a postdoc interested in carrying out seismic site-characterization measurements and analyses of seismic data for a candidate site in Sardinia of the Einstein Telescope. The Einstein Telescope is a proposed next-generation, gravitational-wave detector that will operate underground, and for which seismic disturbances and terrestrial gravity fluctuations from seismic and atmospheric fields play a major role. T... [more]
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Gabi Laske
2019-12-09 01:41:56
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... [more]
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Eva Zanzerkia
2019-12-04 20:42:01
Dear Colleagues, The Division of Earth Sciences is seeking qualified candidates for a program director in the Geophysics program. The Geophysics program supports basic research in the physics of the solid earth to explore its composition, structure, and processes using laboratory, field/observational, theoretical, and computational studies. Duties include administering the peer review process and helping to identify and support emerging trends in the science. This position is a temporary ap... [more]
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Aileen Goldberg
2019-12-04 12:39:00
Postdoctoral Research Scientist for AVERT Project Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory - Palisades, NY With support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Scientist to work on the project AVERT: Anticipating Volcanic Eruptions in Real Time. The project aims to establish an open-data, real-time, multi-sensor experiment on Okmok and Cleveland volcanoes in Alaska in order to develop data streams and forecasts for high... [more]
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Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Researcher position at the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA). The Postdoctoral Researcher will develop seismo-geodetic models of slow slip in collaboration with the Institut des Sciences de la Terre (Grenoble, France). This multidisciplinary research will develop cutting-edge techniques to blend the seismic and geodetic records together to obtain high-resolution spati... [more]
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Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Scholars in Geophysics to work on a groundwater project involving the acquisition and modeling of high frequency MT data and a low-yield explosion monitoring project using seismic data recorded at local and near-regional distances to assess, adapt, and aid in the development of seismic discriminants. A Ph.D. in a relevant field is required by the date of hire. Candidates should include a letter of interest, a CV and contact information for three refer... [more]
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The Seismology and Geodesy group of the Geophysical Institute ( at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) has several open postdoctoral and graduate student positions in the fields of seismology, geodesy, infrasound, and volcanology. UAF offers a unique opportunity at the intersection of basic research and science operations in a tectonically active region, including: Alaska Earthquake Center: Alaska Volcano Observatory: https://... [more]
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