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*Job opportunity with the USGS!* *Applications are due 5/24/2019!* *The USGS Earthquake Science Center Pasadena office is hiring a Network Engineer for the Southern California Seismic Network* United States Geological Survey (USGS) is seeking motivated candidates for a Network Engineer for the Southern California Seismic Network (SCSN). SCSN, one of the largest regional seismic networks in the world, has over 400 stations that measure ground shaking from earthquakes. SCSN provides rel… [more]
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Yehuda Ben-Zion
2019-04-30 14:26:55
Two year Postdoctoral Scholar position on “Merging Multi-scale Velocity Models” A Postdoctoral Scholar position is available at the University of Southern California starting October 1, 2019, in a 2-yr project on merging multi-scale/resolution information on seismic velocities in southern California. The goal of the project is to combine results of regional tomographic models, basin studies and other imaging efforts focusing on the shallow crust, local special projects associated with dense de… [more]
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The USGS Volcano Science Center is hiring an Operational Network Manager (Geophysicist) to join the Alaska Volcano Observatory in Anchorage, AK. The incumbent will be responsible for managing AVO’s volcano monitoring network, which currently includes over 225 individual stations, repeater sites, and telecommunications hubs distributed across a 1700-mile-long swath of Alaska. The network is composed predominantly of seismic instruments but also include real-time geodetic, infrasound, camera, an… [more]
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Research Associate Position in Deep Earth Seismology at the University of Bristol The School of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol (UK) is seeking to recruit a research associate for a term of up to 3 years. This position will contribute to research in the geophysics group probing the structure of the Earth’s core mantle boundary with waveform seismology. This position is linked to a NERC-funded research project to look for evidence of melt at the base of the mantle. This project will… [more]
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Institution: Colorado School of Mines Open Until: 2019-10-01 Global & Computational Seismology group at the Department of Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines, is seeking an MSc or a PhD student to work on Mars (as part of the Mars InSight mission) and Earth seismology to advance our understanding of planetary interiors, their dynamics and seismic sources based on 3D numerical simulations of seismic wave propagation. Qualifications: 1) B.S. or M.Sc. in geophysics, physics, applied math,… [more]
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Institution: University of Washington Open Until: 2019-05-15 The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN) at the University of Washington (UW) is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate (job class code 0148) to address tsunami early warning. The individual will join a NASA-funded interdisciplinary team that is working on adding GNSS-based algorithms into operational tsunami early warning systems. The researcher will spend at least 50% of their time on early warning activities; the remaini… [more]
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Dear all, I would like to share this opportunity for a fully funded PhD position in global seismology: This position is based at Royal Holloway, University of London, with 3.5 years funding available for any EU (also UK) student. The closing date for applications is 7th June 2019. Please forward to any suitable applicants and encour… [more]
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Ebru Bozdag
2019-04-15 22:01:15
Institution: Colorado School of Mines Open Until: 2019-08-01 The Department of Geophysics at the Colorado School of Mines (Mines) invites applications for a tenured, full professor to head the Department. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geophysics or a related field, and a proven track record in research and service. Administrative experience and evidence of successful personnel and financial management are highly desirable. Inspiring leadership qualities, enthusiasm, effective interpersonal c… [more]
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Sergei Lebedev
2019-04-15 21:50:07
Dear Colleagues, The Dublin Institute for Advanced Study invites applications for one 4-year Ph.D. and two Postdoctoral positions in seismology. The positions are in the seismology group at DIAS, with a broad, active research programme in regional and global seismic imaging, waveform and array tomography and lithospheric dynamics. The positions are part of the project SEA-SEIS ( that has deployed broadband, ocean-bottom seismometers across a vast area in the North Atlantic Oce… [more]
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Evelyn Roeloffs
2019-04-15 19:57:19
Institution: U.S. Geological Survey Open Until: 2019-05-03 Geophysicist/Geodesist at the USGS Pasadena Field Office Applications close May 3, 2019 The USGS is seeking a Geophysicist/Geodesist to Provide technical leadership for the operation and development of the Southern California GNSS network (SCGN) * Appointment is Permanent, Full-Time * Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. Job location: USGS, Department of Interior, Earthquake Science Center, Pasadena, CA You must apply onlin… [more]
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2019-04-01 23:46:34 - 2019-04-15 16:28:26
Institution: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego Open Until: 2019-05-01 RESEARCH SCIENTIST POSITION SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY, UC SAN DIEGO Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO, at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) invites applications for a full-time Research position to assume the principal investigator role in Project IDA (International Deployment of Accelerometers) and oversee a research group that provides intellectual lead… [more]
Institution: GNS Science Open Until: 2019-06-30 We seek a highly motivated student for a 3-year PhD scholarship on numerical simulations of slow slip and megathrust 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 bounda… [more]
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Dear All, The University of Aberdeen is recruiting! A major campaign has been launched to bring the best and brightest thinkers to Aberdeen, to help solve global research challenges. 60 new academic posts are spread across multiple disciplines, including health, energy, environment, data and AI, and humanities and law. As part of this recruitment campaign, we are looking to bring four geophysicists to the School of Geosciences (follow the links below for further particulars, application instr… [more]
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2019-04-10 09:42:02
Post-Doctoral position in Seismology and Active Deformation , Tulane University A research position as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Seismology and Tectonics is available in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Tulane University in New Orleans, beginning as early as May 2019. The position is a full-time, 1-year appointment with the potential for extension into a second year. The successful applicant will undertake crustal and mantle imaging using new and existing pas… [more]
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Mouse Marie Reusch
2019-04-04 00:53:30
Hello! We are hiring three term positions (current funding through Aug 2020) related the the ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning station buildout in Washington state.  One position will be for a field engineer who will work with our existing field team on the upgrade/installation of stations as well as assist in coordinating the contracted work for future stations.  The two siter positions will be responsible for contacting potential hosts for new seismic stations and assessing the feas… [more]
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John Collins
2019-04-03 14:24:22
Institution: OBS Instrument Center, Woods Hole Ocenaographic Institution Open Until: 2019-07-31 The Ocean Bottom Seismometer Instrument Center (OBSIC) at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (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. See more details and apply through WHOI Employment website:… [more]
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Dear all, Number of positions for researchers at Geological Survey of Japan, AIST are now open. One of those is a tenure-track (Type A) or tenured (Type B) researcher position for "Seismological study on rock properties around active faults at depths." Physics-based quantitative earthquake forecast studies require the structure and material properties of rocks at seismogenic depths. We are seeking a candidate who has experiences and achievements in seismological studies on the Earth inte… [more]
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Zhongwen Zhan
2019-04-02 17:13:59
Research Assistant Professor Seismological Laboratory, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, Caltech The Seismological Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) seeks outstanding candidates for a non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor position in seismology. The successful candidate will: 1) conduct cutting edge research using regional seismic data to understand earth processes, especially earthquakes, 2) participate in the leadership team to facilitate… [more]
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