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Koelemeijer, Paula
2021-12-13 11:29:58 - 2021-12-27 01:33:43
Dear all, We welcome applications for two fully funded PhD studentships in seismology, based at the University of Oxford. Applications from international (including EU) students will be considered and may receive full funding through the Oxford DTP. Project 1: Multi-scale topography of Earth's core-mantle boundary Summary: The dynamic topography on Earth’s core-mantle boundary reflects dynamic processes taking place in Earth’s mantle and core. Despite decades of study, the topography remains … [more]
Jean-Philippe Métaxian
2021-12-24 10:58:42
Hello, thank you for advertising a postdoc position at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris. See text below. Many thanks, Jean-Philippe Métaxian *Post-doc position in seismology **applied to geothermal prospecting*** ** ♦ISTERRE attachment, IPGP geographical assignment in Paris ♦Position open on fixed-term contract for *24 months* ♦Category A – Researcher ** *The structure you will join* The Institute of Earth Sciences (ISTerre) is a joint research unit (UGA / CNRS / USMB /… [more]
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Cleveland, Mike
2021-12-23 20:18:09
Institution: Los Alamos National Laboratory Open Until: 2022-03-31 (or until filled) Position: Data Specialist (Research Technologist 2) Do you have quantitative skills and experience working with large quantities of geophysical data? The Seismoacoustics Team in LANL’s Geophysics Group (EES-17) of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Division has an immediate opening for a creative and innovative Data Specialist. Join our team in an effort to collect, organize, and manage a diverse set of … [more]
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Sahri Chery
2021-12-18 04:38:08
Institution: Cornell University Open Until: 2022-02-28 Cornell University’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in data-driven geoscientific investigation of the Earth’s surface and subsurface with application to critical problems related to resources, natural hazards, climate change, or their associated human impacts. We seek an earth scientist who develops or exploits tools that leverage the increasingly large and comple… [more]
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Florian Le Pape
2021-12-16 15:16:06
Institution: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies Open Until: 2022-02-01 The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) invites applications for a 4 years PhD position in marine seismology. The position is at the Geophysics Section, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), and is part of a project on the seismo-acoustic sensing of the changing North Atlantic Ocean and its climate. Application Deadline: 1st February 2022 Description: The North Atlantic Ocean sustains some of the m… [more]
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Michael Hamburger
2021-12-16 15:15:18
Institution: Indiana University Open Until: 2022-02-28 Tenure Track Position in Geophysics Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Indiana University The Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences at Indiana University, Bloomington, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in the fall of 2022. We seek an individual who is committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels who has expertise in geophysics, w… [more]
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Mary Rose Russo
2021-12-15 20:45:32
Research Software Engineer Apply online: Position Summary Do you have a background in computational science or engineering research and love to write code? Do you want to help enable and advance groundbreaking seismology research, with application to modeling and simulating earthquakes? If so, Princeton University's Research Computing department is recruiting a Research Software Engineer to join the fast-growing Rese… [more]
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Dear colleagues, Two fully-funded 2-year postdoctoral positions in the field of volcano modeling and eruption forecasting are available at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) - Geophysical Institute (GI). The Postdoctoral Researchers will work on developing innovative physics-based models and statistics-based eruption forecasting models for Alaska volcanoes, within the framework of the NSF-PREEVENTS Eruption Forecasting Project. This project capitalizes on the wealth of data from the Alas… [more]
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The uOttawa Geophysics Group<> invites applications for 1 PhD position in marine seismology, co-supervised with the Dalhousie Geophysics group<>. The candidate will join an active research group in the design and implementation of novel seismic analysis techniques and development of open-source scientific software. The position is funded through the iMAGE-CREATE<> graduate training program in Marine Geod… [more]
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Christina Valen
2021-12-14 21:29:55
Institution: UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory (BSL) Open Until: 2022-07-01 The First Review Date for this job is: December 26, 2021 Responsibilities: - Handles and coordinates activities with technical earthquake early warning (EEW) systems users, including such things as maintaining user contact databases including connectivity requests; acting as an informational and support resource for users; and providing a single point of contact at the BSL to handle confidential ShakeAlert … [more]
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Bill Walter
2021-12-13 15:57:46
Institution: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Open Until: 2022-01-31 The Seismology Group at LLNL has an opening for a postdoctoral staff member to do original and independent research to support the Source Physics Experiment (SPE) and other Geophysical Monitoring Programs (GMP). We are seeking an individual with quantitative skills and experience in analyzing and modeling geophysical data from various types of seismic sources. The applicant will work on all aspects of the Source Physics… [more]
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Postdoctoral Fellow in DAS and Observational Seismology at ANU We are seeking to hire a postdoctoral fellow who specializes in Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) at the ANU. Position Overview The Postdoctoral Fellow will join the Geophysics Area within the Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES). Based at the Australian National University, RSES is part of the ANU College of Science. Staff and students within the College conduct research and deliver research-led education programs t… [more]
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*Scientific Computing* The Geophysics/Seismology section of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences of the Ludwig Maximilians-University Munich, Germany, seeks applications for the development, maintenance, and extension of scientific software. We expect experience in areas such as - Programming using C/C++, Python, Fortran, Jupyter - Data bases (e.g., mysql) - Web applications (html, postgres) - Software management (e.g., github, gitlab) - Parallel computing (e.g., MPI, gpu… [more]
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Institution: British Geological Survey (BGS) Open Until: 2022-01-09 SPIN ESR 2.3: Next-Generation Physics-based earthquake forecasts Host institution: British Geological Survey, UK Supervisors: Margarita Segou, Brian Baptie (BGS), Ian Main, Andrew Curtis (University of Edinburgh) Application deadline: Open, Position remains open until filled. Earliest possible starting date: 01.03.2022 General information We are seeking highly motivated candidates for a fully funded PhD studentship… [more]
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Jonathan Weiss - NOAA Federal
2021-12-10 12:00:13
Hi All, The NOAA/NWS/Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) in Honolulu has openings for two duty scientists; a geophysicist and an oceanographer. This is an excellent opportunity to apply for a permanent/federal position that involves societally relevant work including a combination of operational geophysics/oceanography and research aimed at improving rapid earthquake source characterization, tsunami modeling, and hazard assessment. Please consider applying for the position(s) and/or distribu… [more]
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Dear IRIS Community, We would appreciate if you can share and/or consider applying to the following: Position: Assistant through to Full Professors Institution: Asian School of the Environment and Earth Observatory of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Closing date: 28 January to 15 February 2022 The Asian School of the Environment (ASE) and Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore are seeking to hire the following, to a… [more]
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The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State is seeking an interdisciplinary postdoctoral scholar to research and develop a contextual co-curriculum to support diversity and inclusion in geosciences field camp. There are many factors that contribute to the persistent lack of diversity in the geosciences; the goal of this project is to address those particular issues related to field camp and field culture. Rather than abandon field camp as an integral part of geosciences undergraduat… [more]
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The Department of Geosciences at The Pennsylvania State University, in University Park, PA invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position in the field of Hydrogeology, to be filled at the rank of assistant or associate professor, depending upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. We seek a creative colleague who will develop a vigorous externally funded research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and work to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion… [more]
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A unique and exciting opportunity for near-completion PhD students and recent graduates... USGS Mendenhall Research Opportunity 20-39: Integrating energy, mineral, and other natural resource information to support resource management decision-making Location: Denver, CO or Reston, VA Application deadline: January 6, 2022 Join the USGS and help craft the next generation of natural resource assessments! We are seeking individuals with a wide range of expertise and background knowledge, and we … [more]
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Institution: University of Texas at Dallas Open Until: 2022-03-01 We are accepting applications for two (2) funded PhD positions in Time-Lapse Passive Seismic Monitoring for CO2 Sequestration, in the 3D+4D Seismic Imaging & Inversion Research Group, at the University of Texas at Dallas. Both PhD projects will focus on full-wavefield time-lapse imaging and inversion of passive seismic array data to monitor and characterize CO2 injection in CCS storage reservoirs (fluid saturation, pore press… [more]
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The Swiss Seismological Service (SED,<>) at ETH Zurich invites applications for two PhD student position in seismology. The first project in the domain of statistical seismology will exploit the use of the relative size distribution of earthquake (the b-value) for enhancing predictability. The student will analyze temporal and spatial changes in b-values throughout the seismic cycle, relate observations to seismotectonics and used them for improving … [more]
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Please post the message below on the IRIS jobs list. Thanks - Steve Whitmeyer James Madison University Environmental Data Science Faculty Cohort (Seven Positions) James Madison University (JMU) invites applications for an exciting collaborative environmental data science cohort hire. The cohort will consist of seven tenure-track faculty at rank of assistant or associate professor who will work collaboratively across disciplines to develop curricula and research programs at the intersection of… [more]
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Institution: University of Auckland, New Zealand Open Until: 2022-01-31 A PhD studentship based at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, has been funded within the GNS Science led ‘Rapid Characterisation of Earthquakes and Tsunamis: Fewer Deaths and Faster Recovery’ R-CET project. This project will focus on imaging earthquakes and the subsurface in northern New Zealand and the Tonga-Kermadec Arc. A seismometer array is to be installed in Northland, New Zealand and, depending on the inter… [more]
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We seek a PhD student for a fully funded position in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science at Temple University, starting in Fall 2022. The student will work on an NSF-funded project for establishing a method to derive the subglacial effective pressure from reflection-seismic data and map its spatial/temporal variability under West Antarctic ice streams ( This is a collaborative project with a group at … [more]
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A two-year NASA-funded postdoctoral position in machine learning, earthquake science, and hazards is available at the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oregon. We seek a motivated scientist with a background in geophysics, seismology, geodesy, or data science. Proficiency in scientific computing is desirable. The research is broadly aimed at developing techniques that leverage machine learning to increase the utility of GNSS data. Potential applications of these methods include… [more]
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*Open Rank – Postdoctoral or Associate Research Scientist* With support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University located in Palisades, New York, is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Scientist or Associate 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 Clev… [more]
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Hello all, We are pleased to announce that the 2022 Research Experiences in Solid Earth Science for Students (RESESS) application <> is now open. RESESS is a summer research internship program, primarily funded by the National Science Foundation, that is dedicated to increasing diversity in the geosciences. It is open to undergraduate students who meet the criteria below. Please forward to any students or groups who may be eligible. RESESS en… [more]
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Brandon Schmandt
2021-12-01 03:39:46
Institution: University of New Mexico Open Until: 2022-01-03 The Center for Advanced Research Computing (CARC) at The University of New Mexico is hiring two Research Computing Facilitation Specialists. Research Computing Systems Specialists are key members of the systems team at CARC, focusing on supporting the research computing needs of the university's faculty, staff, and student researchers. This position will play a leading role in facilitating, promoting, and aiding the adoption of scala… [more]
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