Thread: Geophysicist at the Oklahoma Geological Survey

Started: 2018-08-29 21:48:40
Last activity: 2018-08-29 21:48:40
Jake Walter
2018-08-29 21:48:40
The Oklahoma Geological Survey at the University of Oklahoma is accepting
applications for the position of Geophysicist III. Applicants must have
completed at least a Master’s degree in geophysics or geosciences and have
at least four years of experience in the field of study with a demonstrated
research track record in Seismology. A recently awarded Ph.D. and one year
of postdoctoral research may be substituted in lieu of experience.

The Geophysicist III is an OU academic research position and will be
expected to carry out independent work in their area of specialization
under general supervision by the State Seismologist and work may be field-
or office-based, as needed. The Geophysicist III will be responsible for
jointly supervising seismic analysts, field technicians, and students that
work with the Oklahoma Geological Survey Seismic Network. They will devote
a percentage of their time to this task, as determined by the State
Seismologist, and the remaining time will be devoted to independent
research. An important part of this position also involves public service
by providing information and technical assistance to the public on a
regular basis. One required qualification is a solid scholarly record in
seismology, as demonstrated by recent peer-reviewed publications in
high-quality scientific journals. Preference will be given to candidates
with experience or training on earthquake database software (such
as SeisComP3) and experience with field telemetry through cellular wireless

Interested applicants may apply at the OU jobs website (job number 182518):

Questions may be directed to Geophysicist/State Seismologist Jake Walter (

Closing date: Open until filled, review of applicants will being October 1

The OGS is a state agency located in the Sarkeys Energy Center on the
campus of the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Fiscal and administrative
functions are controlled by the University Of Oklahoma Board Of Regents.
The agency has a staff of about 40 persons, including geologists,
geophysicists, and support staff. The Survey has an effective working
relationship with other state agencies in Oklahoma that address
earth-science issues, as well as with geology programs at other
universities in the region.

Jake Walter, Ph.D.
Geophysicist/State Seismologist
Oklahoma Geological Survey
University of Oklahoma
Office: 405-325-8497

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