Thread: Employment Opportunity at IRIS PASSCAL: Magnetotellurics Specialist

Started: 2022-09-12 12:34:46
Last activity: 2022-09-12 12:34:46
The IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center at New Mexico Institute of Mining and
Technology (NMT), located in Socorro, is seeking applicants to fill the
full-time position of Magnetotelluric (MT) Specialist. The
Magnetotelluric Specialist will provide equipment and experiment support
for our pool of wide-band and long-period magnetotelluric systems.

This is an exciting time for MT within the NSF-funded SAGE facility,
which IRIS operates in conjunction with NMT. Newly purchased wide band
and long period MT instrumentation are going out to support Principal
Investigator-led experiments in the U.S. and abroad. This presentation
at the 2021 Fall AGU meeting provides a status report on this growing
research community resource.

Position Open Until: 2022-12-31

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 training; and fieldwork. The
Magnetotelluric Specialist will also be responsible for developing
training and use documentation emphasizing best practices.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree - Area of study: Geophysics
or related science and 3 years directly applicable. Or, Master's degree
- Area of study: Geophysics or related science required. UNIX/Linux
systems required. Scripting language desired. Time-series data formats
required. Familiarity with MT instrumentation and/or MT field experience
required. Familiarity with MT theory and response functions required.
miniSEED data format desired.

Competitive candidates will already be legally permitted to work in the
United States.

Additional info:

Apply to: nmtjobapps<at> OR NMT/ HR 801 Leroy Place Box 015,
Socorro, NM 87801

Andy Frassetto, PhD, Seismologist
Program Manager (Instrumentation Services)
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology

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