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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Natural Hazards Mission Area is seeking to fill a Geophysicist position in the Program Office for the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP). The position will primarily be focused on the strategic direction and budgeting priorities of the EHP and the Global Seismographic Network (GSN) and Geomagnetism Programs. Both the EHP and GSN are the USGS contributions to the four-agency National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP). The USGS Geomagnetism Program is th… [more]
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Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce a fully-funded PhD and a postdoctoral scholar position in the Asian School of the Environment<> and the Earth Observatory of Singapore<>, at Nanyang Technological University<>, in Singapore, under the research program entitled Sea-level and land-level change in Southeast Asia: A geological approach to quantifying hazard from rising seas and earthquakes. Potential topics of focus… [more]
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Aron Meltzner (Asst Prof)
2020-05-28 19:00:01
I’d like to advertise the following PhD positions, some of which may be of interest to current undergrads or Master’s students studying geodesy, neotectonics, or hazards. Apologies for cross-posting. PhD positions for the South-East Asia Sea-Level (SEA2) program The Earth Observatory of Singapore<> (EOS) and the Asian School of the Environment<> (ASE) at Nanyang Technological University<>, Singapore are seeking Ph… [more]
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The Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral fellow in the field of planetary seismology. While a strong interest in planetary science is necessary, candidates need not have direct research history in this field. A broad seismology background is highly desirable. Full project and position overview here <> *Synopsis* Developing an understand… [more]
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Pasyanos, Michael E.
2020-05-27 21:07:19 Computational Seismologist Location: Livermore, CA Category: Science & Engineering Organization: Physical and Life Sciences Posting Requirement: External w/ US Citizenship Job ID: 107135 Job Code: Science & Engineering MTS 3 (SES.3) / Science & Engineering MTS 4 (SES.4) Date Posted: May 26 2020 Join us and make YOUR mark on the World! Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we app… [more]
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Dear colleagues, I would be grateful if you could pass this PostDoc opportunity on to anyone who might be interested in connecting seismic hazard, supercomputing and earthquake geology. Please contact Oona Scotti ( and see for more details. ------------------------ *PostDoc opportunity: Exploring physics-based earthquake rupture approaches in fault networks for seismic hazard assessment (French ANR project EQTIME in collaboration with LMU… [more]
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My apologies for what will certainly be multiple postings. Please share with colleagues you think might be interested. Thank you! Job opportunity with the USGS Applications are due 06/05/2020! The USGS Earthquake Science Center has an open position for a Geophysicist/Computer Scientist The Earthquake Science Center (ESC) of the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program is seeking a software developer with database administration experience, to support our real-time seismic monitoring project… [more]
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David Fee
2020-05-12 19:30:00
Institution: University of Alaska Fairbanks Open Until: 2020-05-25 The newly formed Geophysical Detection of Nuclear Proliferation (GDNP) University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) at the UAF Geophysical Institute (GI) is seeking a postdoctoral fellow. The GDNP UARC was established to detect, locate, characterize, and assess the threat potential of nuclear activities worldwide through research, development, testing, and evaluation of scientific and technological capabilities. The success… [more]
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Zacharie Duputel
2020-05-12 11:05:46
Institution: EOST (Strasbourg) Open until: 1 June 2020. The seismology team at University of Strasbourg (France) invites application for a highly motivated PhD candidate to investigate the initiation of large earthquakes using near-fault observations. Although it is well established that some events are preceded by foreshocks, it is still unclear whether these foreshocks belong to a cascade of triggering leading to the mainshock or if they are markers of a large scale aseismic slip during the … [more]
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Institution: Department of of Earth Science, Environment and Resources Open Until: 2020-05-26 10 PhD positions in Earth, Environment and Resources Sciences Location: Naples, Italy | Closing on May 26th 2020 12 p.m. C.E.T. The University of Naples Federico II (Naples, Italy) is recruiting 10 PhD students at the Department of Earth, Environment and Resources Sciences in Naples. Most positions are covered by an annual scholarship of 15.343,28 Euros, plus social welfare charges. The grant c… [more]
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Sandia Recruiting
2020-05-05 21:33:23
Institution: Sandia National Laboratoires Open Until: 2020-05-13 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 geophysicist 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, and… [more]
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My apologies for what will certainly be multiple postings. Please share with colleagues you think might be interested. Thank you! Job opportunity with the USGS: Applications are due 05/21/2020! The USGS Earthquake Science Center has an open position for a Supervisory Physical Science Technician The United States Geological Survey (USGS) seeks motivated candidates for a position in the National Strong Motion Project (NSMP), part of the Earthquake Monitoring Project. The NSMP insta… [more]
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