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The Geophysics Department at Sandia National Laboratories is looking for an intern for summer 2023! We are seeking a motivated graduate or undergraduate student to process and analyze distributed acoustic sensing data recorded in the Beaufort Sea off Oliktok Point, Alaska, to characterize the seismic structure of submarine permafrost. For additional information interested applicants may contact Christian Stanciu, Applicants should apply through the Future of Research for … [more]
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The Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Utah invites applications for postdoc scholars and graduate students in seismology. The successful applicants will work on projects related to large-N seismic imaging. Example topics include constructing 3D basin models, imaging volcanic plumbing systems, and resolving larger-scale tectonic structures. The deadline for graduate student applications is January 15, 2023 ( The postdoc… [more]
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The Department of Geology at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has fully funded opportunities for graduate students and/or postdocs who are interested in seismology. The successful applicants will be supervised by Ross Maguire and work on projects related to either i) full waveform tomography applied to imaging magmatic systems or ii) seismological investigations of the interior structure and dynamics of Mars. The deadline for graduate student applications is January 15, 2023. Applicants … [more]
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Clinton Koch
2022-12-12 18:44:30
Institution: Sandia National Labs Open Until: 2023-02-28 The Geophysical Detection Departments at Sandia National Laboratories are looking for interns for summer 2023! 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. We will begin reviewing resumes in January 2023. - Event detection on synthetic DAS data, … [more]
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Michael Gurnis
2022-12-09 14:50:24
*Caltech. Earthquake Hazards Research – Post Doc* The Seismological Laboratory within the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position in Earthquake Hazards Research.  We invite applications for a post-doctoral position in geology, geophysics, computer science & engineering, physics, or earthquake engineering that specifically links to earthquake hazards. We are especially inter… [more]
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*Caltech Seismological Laboratory Director’s Postdoctoral Scholar. * The Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) invites applications for the Seismological Laboratory Director’s Postdoctoral Scholar position.  We invite applications for a post doctoral position in any research area covered by the Seismological Laboratory, including, but not limited to: Observational seismology, earth structure, earthquake physics, earthquake early… [more]
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Eric Sandvol
2022-12-09 00:40:33
Field Camp Director and Non-Tenure Track Assistant Teaching Professor Geological Sciences The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Missouri (Mizzou) invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor and Field Camp Director. This position has an anticipated Summer 2023 start, with a mentored participation in this year's Field Camp. A Ph.D. in geological sciences or a related area is required at time of appointment. The successful … [more]
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Natalia Ruppert
2022-12-08 09:31:20
The Alaska Earthquake Center is hiring a GNSS Specialist to serve as the Center’s expert resource for geodetic field installations, data acquisition, archival, dissemination, and quality assurance. We seek an individual with advanced knowledge of real-time GNSS data acquisition and field infrastructure. The Alaska Earthquake Center is a cooperative environment where projects and operations are executed by collaborative teams. The duties of the GNSS Specialist will include geodetic field insta… [more]
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Dear Colleagues, We seek a motivated researcher with a background in statistical or computational modelling of earthquake or slow slip events and a strong academic record to participate in a collaborative and international research programme. Research projects will utilize computational or statistical techniques to acquire a complete catalogue of slow slip events (SSEs) and seismic swarms on and around New Zealand’s Hikurangi subduction margin and investigate the occurrence patterns of t… [more]
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We invite applications for funded Masters or PhD student positions for projects in Global Seismology at the University of South Carolina. The present-day Earth structure is the time-integrated result of its dynamic behaviour since formation, and you will explore this with seismic observations. You will learn to analyse seismic data using computational methods in order to investigate the mechanisms that have shaped Earth’s evolution. You will learn to use waveform modelling methods. Seismolo… [more]
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2022-12-05 20:53:54
Institution: University of Utah Open Until: 2023-02-01 We are looking for outstanding PhD and Postdoctoral Scholars to join us at the University of Utah in the Department of Geology and Geophysics to work on various projects related to glaciers, geomorphology, and climate change. Students and Postdocs would work with various field (geophysical, glaciological, and geomorphological), lab (cosmogenic radionuclides, geochemistry, rock mechanics), and numerical modeling techniques. Various num… [more]
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Pascal Audet
2022-12-05 18:11:02
Institution: University of Ottawa Open Until: 2023-01-15 The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences at the University of Ottawa invites applications to fill two fully funded graduate positions (MSc or PhD) in the uOttawa Geophysics group ( The students will work on several projects related to the study of lithosphere structure and dynamics at tectonic plate boundaries through seismic imaging. Potential research targets include the Hikurangi margin (New Zeala… [more]
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Heather Savage
2022-12-03 08:05:42
Research Scientist in Earth and Planetary Sciences The Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a research scientist in geophysics as applied to industrial or societal problems. Under the direction of the Department Chair, the research scientist will build a program that is well-integrated with our basic science expertise in earthquakes, seismology and related disciplines. We are particularly interested in candidates w… [more]
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Director, Center for Earthquake Research and Information The University of Memphis College of Arts and Sciences is searching for Director, Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI). The Director is the administrative head of a Tennessee Center of Excellence (COE) research center that functions as an independent academic unit within the College of Arts and Sciences housing the MS and PhD Concentration in Geophysics of the Earth Sciences graduate program. CERI has academic and res… [more]
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Institution: KBR Open Until: 2023-02-28 Job description: KBR is seeking an Electronic Field Technician to support the US Geological Survey at the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory (ASL). The Electronic Field Technician will provide installation, maintenance, operations, and technical support for global seismological systems. Day to day duties will be performed at the ASL with frequent deployment to US and remote global locations. The successful candidate will be responsible for a wi… [more]
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Thorsten Becker
2022-12-01 16:53:44
Assistant Professors in Earth and Planetary Sciences The Department of Geological Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to hire innovative scholars in Earth and planetary sciences who will advance our mission to conduct world class research and provide an exceptional education to our students. The specific area of research specialization within the Earth and planetary sciences is unrestricted. We are interested in novel approaches to understanding fundamental processes occurr… [more]
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de Siena, Luca
2022-12-01 07:34:50
Dear colleagues a great opportunity with duration up to 6 years for a Volcano Seismologist - please note that the application deadline is Wednesday next week! Cheers Luca Prof. Luca De Siena _________________________________ Associate Professor in Geophysics Institute of Geosciences Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz J.-J.-Becher-Weg 21 D-55128 Mainz Germany<> [preview.png] Prof. Luca De Siena ___________________________… [more]
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