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Martin Chapman
2019-02-28 21:22:13
The Virginia Tech Department of Geosciences is seeking a state-funded Research Associate to support geophysical and hydrological field operations. The candidate will provide installation, maintenance, operation, and technical support of equipment and software relevant to field operations. Day to day duties will be performed at the Department of Geosciences, with occasional deployments (up to several weeks) to remote global and regional locations. Required qualifications include a Masters degre… [more]
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Dave Wilson
2019-02-27 22:57:28
Institution: USGS Open Until: 2019-03-08 USGS - Supervisory Geophysicist Pay scale & grade GS 13 Salary $87,547 to $113,812 per year Responsibilities As a Supervisory Geophysicist within the Geologic Hazards Science Center, some of your specific duties will include: As Seismic Network Manager at the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory (ASL), incumbent directs the operations of over 300 seismic stations and oversees collaborative efforts for data distribution and exchange wit… [more]
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Institution: University of Nevada, Reno - Nevada Seismological Laboratory Open Until: 2019-04-30 The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application: Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application … [more]
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Lukas Blom
2019-02-26 18:02:31
Institution: Wilson Alaska Technical Center - UAF Geophysical Institute Open Until: 2019-04-15 GI - WATC Field Technician ***U.S. CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION*** WATC is looking for a well-qualified field engineer to help with the continuous operation and maintenance of seismic and infrasound monitoring stations in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty and the newly formed Geophysical Detection of Nuclear Proliferation University Affiliated Research Center at th… [more]
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Institution: Michigan State University Open Until: 2019-04-01 Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering & Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Michigan State University (MSU) We are seeking a postdoctoral research associate in developing and applying data analytics and computational algorithms to enable fast and high-fidelity multi-scale seismic imaging, with emphasis on dynamic monitoring the near-subsurface structure of the Earth. Potential projects in… [more]
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The Alaska Earthquake Center is recruiting for one or more postdoctoral fellowship opportunities. We are seeking individuals with the skills to analyze a variety of recent earthquake sequences while simultaneously growing capacity to respond to future events. Specific fields of interest include advanced techniques for seismic phase and event detection, rapid moment tensor characterization, and high-precision hypocenter location techniques. This is a competitive recruitment. Postdoc positions p… [more]
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RESEARCH POSITION AT SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY, UCSD – POLAR SCIENCE/REMOTE HYDROLOGY The Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California San Diego ( <>) invites applications for a full-time Researcher position to be funded by extramural research grants and contracts in any of the research areas listed below. The Researcher series at SIO parallels the Professor series in terms of research and service, but it car… [more]
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Institution: National Tsunami Warning Center (NOAA/NWS) Open Until: 2019-03-07 Apply through at 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 … [more]
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Institution: New Mexico Tech Open Until: 2019-09-30 Open PhD Positions in Fluvial Seismology We are seeking applicants for two NSF funded PhD positions to begin summer (preferably) or fall 2019. The students will join a project to investigate bedload transport in ephemeral channels. We will use direct measurements from the Arroyo de los Pinos sediment station to calibrate seismic and acoustic surrogates and explore the ability of dense nodal arrays to distinguish sediment transport from turbu… [more]
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Martin-Hayden, James M.
2019-02-15 20:09:39
Institution: University of Toledo Open Until: 2019-05-01 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 UT’s strategic focus on water quality at the land-lake interface of the Great Lakes. We seek an individual whose research is related to near-surface geophysics focusing on environm… [more]
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Stéphanie Dumont
2019-02-08 19:55:14
Institution: Dom Luiz Institute - University of Beira Interior Open Until: 2019-03-11 University of Beira Interior (Portugal) is opening in February-March 2019 a 36-month researcher position in seismology in the scope of the research project “SHAZAM - Seismicity and HAzards of the sub-saharian Atlantic Margin”. The project aims at investigating the role of asthenospheric dynamics in the intraplate deformation and seismicity of the Gulf of Guinea. The researcher will take a key role in this … [more]
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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is seeking to fill one of its most critical leadership positions: The *Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards* is a Senior Level (SL) position, coordinating the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP), Geomagnetism Program, and the USGS portion of the Global Seismographic Network (GSN). These programs, which collectively had an appropriated budget of about $92 million in fiscal year 2018, fund work at regionally-managed USGS science centers, as we… [more]
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Ray Russo
2019-02-04 15:39:12
Institution: University of Florida Open Until: 2019-08-01 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Florida ( invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2019. This is a full-time, nine-month, time-limited, non-tenure accruing position with the possibility of renewal fo… [more]
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Lapo Boschi
2019-02-01 11:15:36
Dear colleagues, I am looking for prospective PhD students willing to work under my supervision at the Department of Geosciences, University of Padua. The official application procedure is expected to start later in the spring, and candidates selected by our doctoral school would start their doctoral studies in the fall semester, 2019. The thesis topic I am proposing is copied below; it would be co-supervised by Irene Molinari at INGV Bologna and Piero Poli at the University of Grenoble. … [more]
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