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Yajing Liu
2020-06-30 19:20:42
Institution: McGill University Open Until: 2020-09-30 The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at McGill University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Researcher position in earthquake mechanics beginning Fall 2020. The Researcher will work with an interdisciplinary team of scientists to improve understanding of the causes and controls on induced earthquakes to assist industry regulators to build proactive hazard mitigation strategies. The successful candidate’s responsi… [more]
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Allen Husker
2020-06-25 15:47:30
INVESTIGADOR TITULAR OR ASOCIADO POSITION IN SEISMOLOGY INSTITUTO DE GEOFÍSICA, UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTÓNOMA DE MÉXICO The Instituto de Geofísica at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) has a position open the Seismology Department at the Asociado or Titular Investigador level (equivalent of Assistant and Associate tenure track Professor). Applicants should be motivated, broad-thinking scientists whose research covers seismology and/or geodesy (GNSS or INSAR) who will build c… [more]
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Paul Wessel
2020-06-24 01:51:50
Institution: Dept of Earth Sciences, SOEST, U of Hawaii at Manoa Open Until: 2020-07-22 A full-time postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Earth Sciences in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa to participate in funded research in support of the maintenance and development of the Generic Mapping Tools (GMT; A one-year initial appointment is anticipated, with the possibility of up to two years … [more]
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Adrienne Gallegos
2020-06-18 16:25:56
Institution: Sandia National Laboratoires Open Until: 2020-07-03 Are you passionate about your work and dream of crafting solutions to significant issues for this nation's security? Join our dynamic team to address some of the most exciting challenges facing our nation’s security! We are seeking an Aerosol Scientist or Mechanical Engineer to join our team in multiple activities supporting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation missions. Specific research areas include: • Aerosol Sciences and Therma… [more]
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Mairi Litherland
2020-06-17 16:37:28
Institution: New Mexico Bureau of Geology, New Mexico Tech Open Until: 2020-07-10 The New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources is seeking to hire a seismic analyst to support the manager of the New Mexico Tech Seismological Observatory with the goal of documenting and understanding seismicity occurring in New Mexico. You will be expected to analyze data collected by the seismic network to locate earthquakes occurring in the Delaware Basin and other parts of New Mexico on a daily basi… [more]
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Bruce Beaudoin
2020-06-17 15:51:33
Institution: IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center Open Until: 2020-10-01 Job Duties: The IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center at New Mexico Tech is seeking applicants to fill two positions of Staff Scientist/Polar Projects Field Engineer. The primary responsibility of this position is to support Polar geophysical research from the lab, office, and field. Duties include: developing specialized equipment for cold, dark environments; testing, preparing, and shipping equipment; serving as a technical liaiso… [more]
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Jim Gaherty
2020-06-13 19:46:48
Institution: Northern Arizona University Open Until: 2020-09-01 We are seeking two postdoctoral scholars to join the geophysics group in the School of Earth and Sustainability at Northern Arizona University. Geophysics faculty, staff, and graduate students collect, analyze and interpret novel geophysical datasets on land and at sea around the world to address fundamental problems in Earth Science.  The School of Earth and Sustainability includes a dynamic and diverse faculty that work across a… [more]
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Chris Loyd
2020-06-10 17:28:42
Institution: CA Department of Conservation / California Geological Survey Open Until: 2020-06-30 The California Strong Motion Instrumentation Program (CSMIP) is seeking to hire a Senior Precision Electronics Specialist. Under the general direction of the Staff Electronics and Instrumentation Engineer, the Senior Precision Electronics Specialist is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the work of the technicians in the installation, organization and maintenance of earthquake acc… [more]
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As a senior seismologist, you will work on induced seismicity in the Netherlands caused by hydrocarbon and geothermal exploration, mining activities and subsurface storage. You conduct data-driven research on the basis of which our stakeholder in the region and the ministries in The Hague (NL) are advised on the cause and impact of induced seismicity. For more details:
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The Geophysics Department at Sandia National Laboratories is looking for a post-doctoral researcher for a three-year project exploring the Arctic Ocean environment using distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) on seafloor fiber-optic cable. We are acquiring DAS data off the north coast of Alaska over multiple years to better understand ocean cryospheric processes. Expected signals of interest include, but are not limited to, icequakes, ocean waves, storms, tides, and whale vocalizations. In addition… [more]
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I’m looking for new MS and/or PhD students interested in joining an international team working on a funded project of data collection and analysis of seismic, hydrologic, and geomorphic data along two ephemeral streams, one in New Mexico and one in Israel. We’re instrumenting both sites with a range of seismic and hydrologic sensors, targeting monsoon flow periods to collect data that will improve models of the seismic signature of bedload transport. The student would lead seismic deployments… [more]
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Zhongwen Zhan
2020-06-01 17:09:19
Job opportunity for posting. Zhongwen Zhan’s group at the Caltech Seismological Laboratory is seeking applicants for a post-doctoral research position in seismology to work on Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS). We are now operating multiple DAS arrays in southern California and have new ones in plan over the next two years. The focus of the position will be using the rapidly growing DAS dataset to attack important science questions, broadly defined (Zhan, 2020). Interests in applying DAS to n… [more]
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