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Please send this out with your next email distribution. Thanks, Chris Penn State Ultrasonics Lab (PennSUL) and Rock Mechanics Lab is looking for a postdoctoral researcher with multi-disciplinary interests and experience in ultrasonics, mechanics-based modelling and laboratory rock deformation/permeability testing. The research involves acoustic emission, ultrasonic data acquisition and processing, working with servo-hydraulic testing machines, flow and permeability measurements, X-ray compu… [more]
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Charna Meth
2021-03-24 09:12:45
Dear Colleagues, The Science Support Office of the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) is seeking an independent contractor with marine seismic expertise for 2-3 months of work/year. The specific expertise needed is familiarity with the management and use of single channel and multichannel seismic reflection data (including 3-D), related velocity data and models, and supporting processing documentation. The person must be able to begin by mid-April 2021 and should have the capacity to… [more]
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Institution: SPIN ITN Open Until: 2021-04-05 Dear colleagues, The application deadline for the 15 PhD positions in the Innovative Training Network SPIN „Monitoring a Restless Earth” has been extended to April 5th, 2021! We are looking for 15 highly motivated PhD candidates, or “Early-Stage Researchers” (ESRs). We specifically encourage current Master students (or those pursuing equivalent degrees), who expect to complete their degree in 2021, to apply to the PhD positions. As long as… [more]
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The uOttawa Geophysics Group<> invites applications for 2 PhD positions and 1 Postdoctoral position in marine seismology. The candidates will join an active research group in the design and implementation of novel seismic analysis techniques and development of open-source scientific software. The iMAGE-CREATE<> graduate training program in Marine Geodynamics and Georesources will provide outstanding training opportunities, including participat… [more]
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Institution: Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studied Open Until: 2021-05-31 Applications are invited from highly motivated and talented women for one postdoc position and one PhD student position in Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies. The project is being carried out in the newly established group of Seismology led by Dr. Nishtha Srivastava at FIAS in active collaboration with Prof. Dr. Horst Stöcker and Prof. Dr. Georg Rümpker. The project focuses on developing and applying an inno… [more]
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Institution: The University of Texas at Dallas Open Until: 2021-12-01 We have openings for our PhD program in 3D+4D Seismology; applications are typically due Jan-Feb for a Fall semester start, but we will accept application submissions until the positions are filled. Our research group focuses on computational seismic imaging, inversion and time-lapse monitoring using advanced wave-theoretic and high-performance computational methods for seismic modeling, imaging, and full waveform inversion … [more]
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Jim Smith
2021-03-22 19:58:37
Hello Everyone, The USGS Earthquake Science Center's Earthquake Monitoring Project (EMP) has a vacancy announcement for two positions under one announcement. One position will be a Physical Science Technician in support of Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) for the Northern California Seismic Network (NCSN) and the other will be a Physical Science Technician (PST) position in support of the National Strong Motion Project (NSMP). The Northern California Seismic Network is the USGS regional network… [more]
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Matteo Lupi
2021-03-15 10:04:41
Dear Colleagues, please would you mind spreading the advertisement below to potential candidates? Apologies for cross-posting! The Group of Crustal Deformation and Fluid Flow at the University of Geneva ( is seeking a postdoctoral researcher in seismology for a period of two years, starting in July 2021. The candidate, supported by industry and department funds, will work on ambient-noise seismic methods … [more]
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Sandia Recruiting
2021-03-11 23:30:11
Institution: Sandia National Laboratories Open Until: 2021-04-08 To be considered for position, you must apply here: What Your Job Will Be Like Sandia's Geomechanics Department is seeking a dedicated and hardworking R&D, Geosciences Engineer who is an experienced geoscientist with passion and interest in geologic site characterization and geomechanical testing. The selec… [more]
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Research Associate 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 2.5 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 in collaboration with the University of Oxford to look for evidence of melt at… [more]
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Harold Tobin
2021-03-09 16:21:29
The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network ( <>) at the University of Washington invites applications for the position of Network Manager (Senior Research Scientist). PNSN is the nation’s state of the art regional seismic network for the states of Oregon and Washington and operates as part of the ANSS (Advanced National Seismic System) in partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey and others. PNSN is jointly operated by the Universities of Washington and Oregon, and based … [more]
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Dear All, We are looking to appoint a postdoctoral research associate in seismology at the University of Cambridge for a period of 24 months in order to support the NERC grant "Seismic imaging of the Macquarie Ridge Complex: A search for incipient subduction". This project is in collaboration with the Research School of Earth Sciences at the Australian National University, and involves the deployment of land stations on Macquarie Island and Ocean Bottom Seismometers (OBSs) in the surrou… [more]
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IRIS Data Services is looking for a PostgreSQL Database Administrator to join our team. We operate the largest repository of seismological data dedicated to supporting researchers worldwide. Our data center manages a range of data types, and together with our counterpart organization UNAVCO, we have launched a project to move our combined data management operations into a cloud-environment. This position will play a key role in supporting existing systems and designing the next generation, c… [more]
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*Permitting Assistant* *Tracking Code *205-532 UNAVCO seeks a *Permitting Assistant *to support the permitting team and pro ject managers with renewing permits for the Network of the Americas (NOTA) in our San Clemente, California office. UNAVCO, is a Boulder, Colorado based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, univ ersity governed consortium that facilitates geoscience research and ed ucation using geodesy. UNAVCO maintains and operates the Geodetic Facility for the Advancement of Geosc… [more]
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