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McGuire, Jeffrey
2022-02-28 14:47:30
USGS Mendenhall post-doctoral opportunity in fiber optic and array seismology for earthquake early warning The purpose of this Mendenhall Fellowship opportunity is to advance our understanding on fiber optic (FO) seismology for earthquake early warning (EEW) applications using array processing techniques. A successful applicant should have the background and interest to pursue research on distributed acoustic sensing of earthquake waves with fiber optic cables and with traditional seismic… [more]
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2022-02-28 09:11:16
The University of Cambridge is currently advertising an Assistant Professorship position in Geophysics (in the broadest sense). Full details can be found here: and the application deadline is 1 April. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any of us ( with informal queries; alternatively, you may contact the Head of Department ( or the Department A… [more]
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Deanna Kaihara
2022-02-26 17:46:56
Institution: State of California Open Until: 2022-03-11 Under the direction of the Senior Engineering Geologist of Data Products Unit, the Research Data Specialist (RDS)-I is responsible for the operation and backup of databases of seismic data, strong motion data processing and automatic data upload to the Center for Engineering Strong Motion Data (CESMD) web portal. To be considered for this job opportunity, applicants must be reachable on an employment list, have transfer eligibility, or… [more]
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Sierra Boyd
2022-02-25 19:59:48
Institution: Berkeley Seismological Laboratory Open Until: 2022-06-30 Project Policy Analyst 3 (7398U) #31540 This is a one-year contract position Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: March 3, 2022 - Open Until Filled Departmental Overview The Berkeley Seismological Laboratory (BSL) conducts essential research on earthquakes and solid earth processes while collecting and delivering high quality geophysical data. We provide robust and real-time earthquake an… [more]
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UNAVCO, Inc. is accepting applications to fill two (2) *Software Engineer* positions at the Software Engineer I, II or Software Engineer III level. *Application Process:* Applications will only be accepted via UNAVCO's career website (* <>*. Application review begins *Monday, March 14, 2022* and will continue until filled. *Tracking Code: *232-532 *Location:* UNAVCO is based in Boulder, Colorado but supports remote and hybrid… [more]
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*One PhD student* is sought to work on seismological topics including but not limited to, Induced Earthquakes in the Sichuan Basin, Dynamic Rupture Simulations, and/or Dense Array Based Imaging, within the Earth System Science Programme, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Candidates should have a solid background of math and physics, as well as a broad interest in earthquake physics. Experience of seismic data processing and/or seismicity analysis is preferred. Successful candid… [more]
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Lani Oncescu
2022-02-21 21:36:56
Institution: Kinemetrics, Inc. Open Until: 2022-06-30 Job Summary: Kinemetrics is seeking a Technical Sales Engineer for the Earthquake Engineering marketplace. The Technical Sales Engineer will own and drive the Technical and Business aspects to promote Kinemetrics products and solutions, create lasting customers by positioning the unique business value they are looking for, and most importantly, create raving fans of Kinemetrics throughout your area of influence. Fluency in English, spea… [more]
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Richard Aster
2022-02-21 20:23:28
Dear Colleagues — The CSU Warner College of Natural Resources is seeking a new Dean this year. The college encompasses the Department of Geosciences in addition to four other departments and a number of additional academic units. Thank You, Rick Aster Colorado State University (CSU) seeks inquiries, nominations, and applications for the next Dean o… [more]
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*USGS seeks qualified applicants for the position of:* *Earthquake Early Warning Project Chief (Supervisory Geophysicist, GS-15)* Major Duties: - Serves as the Chief of the USGS ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning <> (EEW) Project and as the EEW National Coordinator to develop and operate the ShakeAlert West Coast EEW system. - Leads the technical, organizational, and educational components of the U… [more]
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Keith L. Knudsen
2022-02-17 23:22:07
Institution: U.S. Geological Survey Open Until: 2022-03-14 Work with USGS! Applications are being accepted for a full-time GS-15, Supervisory Interdisciplinary Geophysicist or Geologist to serve as Director, USGS Earthquake Science Center (ESC), Moffett Field, CA. Possible duty stations include Moffett Field, CA, Pasadena, CA, or Seattle, WA. The ESC Director is responsible for: • Defining the overall science program of the Earthquake Science Center; • Managing the research, monitoring,… [more]
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Alexandros Savvaidis
2022-02-17 17:06:43
Institution: TexNet (The University of Texas at Austin) Open Until: 2022-04-15 TexNet is hiring a seismic analyst to lead the earthquake analysts team. Location: Pickle Research Campus, North Austin, Texas Responsibilities: To work on establishing earthquake locations and quality control of results. Lead the seismic analysis. Required Qualifications: Master’s degree and 4 years of experience or a PhD degree and 2 years of experience in geophysics, physics, electrical engi… [more]
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Marlo Swanson
2022-02-15 15:36:20
Institution: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology Open Until: 2022-05-31 SUMMARY of RESPONSIBILITIES: The Vice President of Administration (VPA) is an executive management position that is responsible for leading and managing all administrative business operations including organizational policies, finance, facilities, and human resources activities, and the associated strategic planning. ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Overarching responsibilities • Provide techni… [more]
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Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics Headquartered at UC Davis, the Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics (CIG) develops, supports, and disseminates community-accessible software for the international geodynamics research community. CIG software supports a variety of geodynamic research from mantle and core dynamics, to crustal and earthquake dynamics, to magma migration and seismology. Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), CIG is a community-governed organization that… [more]
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Lorraine Hwang
2022-02-11 09:53:06
CIG: Research Software Engineer The Research Software Engineer (RSE) is responsible for developing strategies for and leading community efforts in the development of modern workflows and repositories for reproducible high-performance computational models in geodynamics. The RSE engages the community and leads the software development effort in establishing standardized parallel in-/output formats and other interfaces for community software. In this role, the RSE participates in the development… [more]
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Lorraine Hwang
2022-02-11 09:52:03
CIG Community Manager We seek a Community Manager (CM) with a background in the geosciences to develop and lead community engagement, education, and diversity initiatives for our community. The CM will work with our community to construct new online courses and cultivate and maintain communication channels. The CM will promote within the organization issues in Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI). The CM will assist in organization wide activities. The ideal candidate will have an … [more]
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Canada is currently developing an earthquake early warning system (EEW) for parts of British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec. A collaborative team of geophysicists and education researchers are investigating specific aspects of communicating with and educating the public about various concepts integral in the EEW alerts. We are looking for two MSc students to join the geoscience department at the University of Calgary, under advising with Dr. Glenn Dolphin with funding from Natural Resources Can… [more]
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Hello Everyone, UNAVCO, Inc. is accepting applications for a *Software Engineer II/III*. *Tracking Code*: 233-532 *Application Process:* Applications will only be accepted via UNAVCO's career website ( Application review begins *Monday, February 28, 2022* and will continue until filled. *Location:* UNAVCO is based in Boulder, Colorado but supports remote and hybrid work arrangements. *Salary *is based on the candidate’s qualifications within the est… [more]
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The Seismology group of the Institut de physique du globe de Paris (IPGP) is looking for a Postdoc researcher motivated and interested by innovative optical instruments for seismic/aseismic rupture imaging, big data and signal analysis, physics of the seismic source (or any combination of the above 😉). The position is open starting March 2022 and has a duration of 18 months, renewable for an additional period of 9 to 18 months . This postdoc is in the frame of the FIMOPTIC project (Fault … [more]
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Institution: ETH Zurich Open Until: 2022-05-31 The group of Seismology and Geodynamics at the Department of Earth Sciences, ETH Zurich invites applications for an exciting PhD student position with a focus on earthquake physics and geothermal energies. The recently built Bedretto Underground Laboratory for Geophysics and Geoenergies is a new tunnel lab in the Swiss Alps that allows us to study seismogenic faults under natural conditions, and from up close. The goal of this PhD project is t… [more]
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Eva Zanzerkia
2022-02-08 16:49:30
Dear Colleagues, The Division of Earth Sciences has announced a nationwide search for a permanent or temporary Program Director in the Geophysics Program, with particular emphasis on candidates with expertise in global and deep Earth studies. The Geophysics program supports basic research in the physics of the solid earth to explore its composition, structure, and processes using laboratory, field/observational, theoretical, and computational studies. Duties will also include management of the… [more]
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Institution: Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University Open Until: 2022-03-04 Applications are sought for a Postdoctoral/Research Fellow in global observational seismology on a full-time, fixed term appointment for 2 years. The position will be based at the Research School of Earth Sciences at The Australian National University (ANU). The successful applicant will join a vibrant and collaborative environment in solid Earth geophysics with world-class expertise in sei… [more]
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Institution: University of Lausanne + University of Bern, Switzerland Open Until: 2022-03-10 Through funding from the Swiss National Science Foundation, we invite applications for 5 PhD positions starting in 2022 for a duration of 4 years each. The research themes are closely related and the doctoral candidates will cooperate with each other within an interdisciplinary team at the University of Lausanne and University of Bern. The research takes place in frame of project DIVE: Drilling the Ivr… [more]
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Sandia Recruiting
2022-02-04 20:54:10
Institution: Sandia National Laboratories Open Until: 2022-03-03 What Your Job Will Be Like We are seeking a dedicated geophysicist to lead and conduct research aimed at improving this nation’s capabilities for monitoring underground nuclear explosions anywhere in the world. Join us to develop creative solutions to unique national security challenges! The successful applicant will join a high-impact, cross-disciplinary group that values collaboration. Research projects will initially focus… [more]
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Samantha Wiser
2022-02-04 19:01:24
Institution: Alaska Earthquake Center Open Until: 2022-02-15 The Alaska Earthquake Center is looking to hire a Seismic Data Analyst to join our team on the front lines of earthquake monitoring. The Earthquake Center’s mission is to advance Alaska’s resilience to earthquakes through monitoring, research, and public engagement. This position offers a flexible schedule, retirement and health insurance benefits, sick leave and vacation pay, tuition waivers for UAF courses, and a respectful, inclus… [more]
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Brian Shiro
2022-02-04 17:40:18
Institution: U.S. Geological Survey Open Until: 2022-02-15 The USGS has openings for physical science and civil engineering internships at the Geologic Hazards Science Center in Golden, CO and the Albuquerque Seismological Lab in Albuquerque, NM. The available projects span earthquake, landslide, and geomagnetic hazards, as well as software development, instrumentation, and field support. These opportunities are listed with application instructions here:… [more]
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Sanne Cottaar
2022-02-04 10:39:58
Institution: University of Cambridge Open until: March 11th 2022 We would like to appoint a postdoctoral researcher to strengthen our research team in global seismology at the University of Cambridge for a fixed term of 24 months. Our team works on revealing the heterogeneity and dynamics of the deep Earth. We mostly work with seismic body waves to reveal new observations of deep seismic heterogeneity. Subsequently, we often work with mineral physicists … [more]
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Department of Meteorology and Geophysics,
2022-02-04 08:10:18
Institution: Universität Wien, Institut für Meteorologie und Geophysik Open Until: 2022-02-22 The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 179 fields of study, approx. 10.000 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.04.2022 of a University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Meteorology and Geophysics to 31.03.2026. Reference number: 12764 The Section of Geophysics is looking to fill a position of university assistant/postdoc in the field … [more]
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Bruce Beaudoin
2022-02-02 15:22:24
Institution: IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center Open Until: 2022-05-01 IRIS PASSCAL seeks a Magnetotellurics Specialist to lead our nascent MT support program at the PASSCAL instrument Center at New Mexico Tech. You will join a team of 35 staff supporting geophysical research globally. JOB DUTIES: Core responsibility is to support magnetotelluric equipment pool at IRIS PASSCAL. Support will include: equipment testing and maintenance; coordinating equipment use; data archiving support; user tra… [more]
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Dmitriy Malovichko
2022-02-01 22:14:10
Institution: Institute of Mine Seismology Open Until: 2022-03-01 The Institute of Mine Seismology (IMS) is looking for an enthusiastic scientist to strengthen their mine seismology group. You would work as part of the team assisting mines around the world to process and analyze seismic data recorded by their IMS monitoring systems. There would be occasional international and national travel to mines as required. You would undertake applied research on problems of mine seismology. You'd als… [more]
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