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Naya Pacheco
2022-01-28 15:57:02
UNAVCO, Inc. is accepting applications for two (2) Engineer II positions within the UNAVCO HQ in Boulder for the NOTA Caribbean Basin and for the NASA GNSS infrastructure. Tracking Code: 234-532 *Application Process:* Applications will only be accepted via UNAVCO's career website <>. Application review for the Engineer II positions will begin *February 14, 2022* and continue until positions are filled. Application materials and must include a *Resume and* *… [more]
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Institution: The Australian National University Open Until: 2022-02-28 We seek a PhD student for a fully-funded position at the Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University. The student will work on an ARC-funded project aimed at developing and applying novel seismic techniques for shallow earth imaging and groundwater monitoring of the Great Artesian Basin, NE Australia. The student will ideally have good seismological knowledge, a strong maths, and programming ba… [more]
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Institution: University of Calgary Open Until: 2022-04-01 Job ID: 24846 Updated: January 20, 2022 Location: Main Campus We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III. Position Description Area: Origin and Migration of Fluids Associated with Unconventional Hydrocarbon Reservoirs Duration: Two years Start date: July 1, 20… [more]
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Kathy Davenport
2022-01-19 22:20:48
The Geophysical Detection Departments at Sandia National Laboratories are looking for interns for summer 2022! We have several projects focused on topics related to seismology and global security. See below for project information and point of contact. Specific questions related to internship topics can be directed to the respective POC. - Characterization of ambient acoustic noise in urban environments, POC Fransiska Dannemann Dugick - Locating seismic events … [more]
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Institution: AIR Worldwide/Verisk Analytics Open Until Filled Position Available: AIR Worldwide/Verisk Analytics is a catastrophe/risk modeling firm with US offices located in San Francisco, CA and Boston, MA. We are currently hiring a Scientist/Seismologist in our Boston office. This posting is for a Senior level position (minimum 3 years of experience), but we are also open to hiring at the Junior/Entry level (new graduate). Responsibilities: * Work with established research and modeli… [more]
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Dear all, Just a brief reminder about these two funded PhD positions in seismology, starting in October 2022 at the University of Oxford. International students are encouraged to apply through the Oxford Doctoral Training Programme - deadline is Friday 21st January 2022 at noon. More information on the application procedure can be found here: Students qualifying for UK home fees can apply either through the DTP or directly to the department, with more… [more]
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Joel Edwards
2022-01-12 20:22:18
Institution: Zanskar Geothermal Open Until: 2022-02-11 Overview Geothermal energy is the heat below our feet that’s stored in rock and circulated by fluids. In special geologic cases, that heat is highly concentrated at shallow depths in high enough quantities (think of the Old Faithful Geyser at Yellowstone National Park) that it can be tapped for power generation. The US Department of Energy projects that with the right technology improvements, geothermal electricity generation could grow… [more]
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2022-01-12 02:59:25
Institution: TexNet (University of Texas at Austin) Open Until filled. TexNet is hiring two earthquake analysts to work on: * Manually review detected events and characterize earthquake and non-earthquake events. * Manually pick arrival times for detected earthquake events. Relocate earthquakes and provide earthquake magnitudes. Applicants must have a Bachelor or a Master degree in geophysics, math, physics, electrical engineering, earth science, or related field. Hands on experience… [more]
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2022-01-11 22:24:53
Institution: US Geological Survey Open Until: 2022-01-21 The USGS Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry Science Center (GGGSC) in Denver is looking to hire multiple geophysicists to join a vibrant team working on a variety of resource (minerals, groundwater), hazards (volcanic, seismic) and geotechnical studies. Our broad-based team of research and operational staff includes expertise in electromagnetic, potential-field, remote sensing, electrical, and seismic geophysics. GGGSC is a leader in… [more]
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Institution: University of Texas at Dallas Open Until: 2022-01-31 We are currently accepting applications for two (2) funded PhD positions in Full-Wavefield Time-Lapse Seismic Imaging & Inversion, in the Geophysics group at the University of Texas at Dallas. Both PhD projects will focus on full-wavefield time-lapse imaging (RTM) and inversion (FWI) of active and passive seismic array data to monitor subsurface fluid-flow processes (changes in fluid saturation, pore pressure, stress, heat fl… [more]
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Institution: Jackson School of Geosciences, UT Austin Open Until: 2022-02-01 The University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Geological Sciences invites applicants for its Excellence in Earth Science Postdoctoral Fellows program. As part of our renewed commitment to foster a more inclusive and diverse Earth science community, we are seeking candidates who would enhance the diversity of representation and contribute to equity and inclusion in the Department of Geological Sciences. To review t… [more]
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Are you looking for opportunities to be part of an exceptional multidisciplinary team tackling some of the hardest problems facing our society, nationally and globally? The Seismoacoustics Team of the Geophysics Group (EES-17) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral research associate position. Salary ranges between $80k-$93k. Our group spans geophysical applications in seismology, infrasound, geomechanical modeling, data analytics, and non-destructi… [more]
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Jeff Anthony
2022-01-05 21:24:57
Institution: KBR Open Until: 2022-03-31 Title: Seismic Field Technician Job Number: R2035440 Location: Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM, US Job description: KBR, under contract to US Geological Survey at the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory (ASL), is seeking a seismic field technician to provide installation, maintenance, operations, and technical support for global seismological systems. Day to day duties are performed at the ASL with frequent deployment to US… [more]
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Bruce Beaudoin
2022-01-05 15:26:49
Institution: IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center Open Until: 2022-04-01 IRIS/PASSCAL seeks an Engineer III to join our hardware team supporting the development of solutions for a broad range of challenges encountered when testing equipment and installing autonomous, geophysical stations in remote regions. JOB DUTIES Core responsibilities are to support routine testing of PASSCAL equipment and supporting PASSCAL engineering projects in the lab and in the field as needed. Duties include: Routine … [more]
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The University of Washington School of Oceanography seeks applications for a full time, 9-month faculty position at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor in the broad field of active geological processes on continental margins. The successful applicant will be expected to expand the School’s research and teaching efforts in marine geology and geophysics, contributing to an improved understanding of tectonic, sedimentary, and geochemical cycles between the Earth’s oceans, lithosphere, a… [more]
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The Earth and Space Sciences department (ESS) at Southern University of Science and Technology (Sustech) at Shenzhen is looking for postdoctoral researchers in seismic tomography. The initial contract for successful applications would be for two years. Reappointment or promotion to be assistant/associate research professor is possible after the two-year appointment, subject to work performance and satisfactory progress. Applicants should hold a PhD in geophysics/seismology or a related fiel… [more]
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Fede Martina
2022-01-04 11:58:11
Dear all, A Postdoctoral research position is available at the Geodynamic Studies Group, CICTERRA-Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina to study the “Mantle conditions and lithospheric thickness during the Neogene in Patagonia, and its influence on the plateau uplift”. Appointment is for 3 years, starting in October 2022 and the deadline for application is the 4th of March 2022. The Patagonian plateau has been uplifted over the last 15 million years, as evidenced by elevated and terraced… [more]
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Institution : [ | ISTerre ] - Univ. Grenoble Alpes, France Open Until : 2022-02-15 Dear All, Please find below the description of an open postdoc position on global scale seismic interferometry in [ | our Group at ISTerre, ] [ | Grenoble, France ] Keywords : Global seismology, seismic interferometry, body-waves, deep Ea… [more]
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Institution: Swiss Seismological Service, ETH Zurich Open Until: 2022-01-31 The Swiss Seismological Service (SED, at the Department of Earth Sciences is the agency responsible for earthquakes monitoring. The SED conducts a broad range of fundamental and applied research in earthquake science and specifically in the field of induced seismicity risk and multi-risk. Within the framework of the project Precode/FEAR at the Bedretto Underground Laboratory for Geosciences and Geon… [more]
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Antonio Pio Rinaldi
2022-01-04 08:53:48
Institution: Swiss Seismological Service, ETH Zurich Open Until: 2022-01-31 The Chair of Seismology that directs the Swiss Seismological Service at ETH Zurich (SED, is offering a postdoc position in Statistical Seismology. We look for excellent scientists that will join ongoing interdisciplinary teams and research efforts, passionate about improving the understanding of induced earthquakes. In the context of the EC funded projects DEEP ( and RISE (www… [more]
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Samantha Wiser
2022-01-04 01:09:37
Institution: Alaska Earthquake Center - University of Alaska Fairbanks Open Until: 2022-01-17 The Alaska Earthquake Center is hiring two Field Technicians to join the efforts of our dynamic Field Team. We seek individuals with the ability to plan, participate in, and lead field maintenance campaigns for our network of over 250 seismic stations across Alaska. While a background in engineering, logistics, or geoscience is ideal, this is not required. We especially seek applicants with diverse (b… [more]
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