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Institution: Penn State University Open Until: 2019-12-31 The Subsurface Imaging Project at Penn State Geosciences (https://sites.psu.edu/tzhu/) has an opening for a postdoctoral researcher to develop Q full waveform inversion (Q-FWI) methodology and algorithms for estimating subsurface seismic velocity and attenuation properties. This project aims to develop 2D/3D Q-FWI codes, and applications to various research datasets, e.g., hydrocarbon exploration, critical zone science, and glacial ic... [more]
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Dear Colleagues, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) seeks outstanding candidates for an Assistant Professor position in *seismology*. We invite applicants with expertise in observational and/or analytical seismology. We are seeking a motivated, broad-thinking scientist whose research covers regional and/or global seismology who will build collaborations that complement and extend our current programs at Scripps. Your application will b... [more]
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Dear Colleagues, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) seeks outstanding candidates for an Assistant Professor position in *seismology*. We invite applicants with expertise in observational and/or analytical seismology. We are seeking a motivated, broad-thinking scientist whose research covers regional and/or global seismology who will build collaborations that complement and extend our current programs at Scripps. Your application will b... [more]
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Dear Colleagues, Scripps Institution of Oceanograph <http://scripps.ucsd.edu/>y <http://scripps.ucsd.edu/> (SIO) at the University of California San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a target start date of summer 2020. We seek an outstanding individual who will establish an innovative, world-class, externally funded research program in the field of tectonics. The candidate would employ observational, laboratory, experime... [more]
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Institution: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, SIO/UCSD, La Jolla Open Until: 2019-12-01 John W. Miles Postdoctoral Fellowship In Theoretical And Computational Geophysics The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography has an opening starting in 2020 for the John W. Miles Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical and Computational Geophysics, which is overseen by the Green Foundation for Earth Sciences. Funding is available to ... [more]
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Duncan Agnew
2019-10-16 20:20:36
Institution: Institution of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, SIO/UCSD, La Jolla Open Until: 2019-12-01 Green Foundation Postdoctoral Appointments in Geophysics The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography has openings starting in 2020 for two postdoctoral Green Scholars. These positions are supported by funding from the Green Foundation for Earth Sciences, matched with extramural funds for specific research projects. Before submittin... [more]
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The Seismology research group in the Department of Physics at New Mexico State University are recruiting Ph.D. students to start Fall 2020.Our research groups offer opportunities to study the Earth’s interior and have a field seismic experiment in Myanmar to study the Indo-Burma subductions zone and its dynamics on the growth of the eastern Tibetan Plateau. Research and teaching assistantships are available for highly qualified applicants and are awarded in fall of each year. In additi... [more]
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D. Sarah Stamps
2019-10-16 10:59:26
To whom it may concern: The Department of Geosciences at Virginia Tech (geos.vt.edu <http://geos.vt.edu/>) invites applications for a tenure-line position as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the area of Environmental Geoscience. Viable areas include, but are not limited to nanogeoscience, environmental geochemistry, Earth materials, critical zone science, biogeoscience, and hydrogeoscience. The successful candidate will establish a vibrant research program that is recognized for... [more]
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Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Opportunity 18-2: Earthquake ground motions and seismic hazard in the Pacific Northwest Open Until: Jan. 6, 2020 Location: Seattle, Washington Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest are a significant hazard to major population centers in Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; and Vancouver, British Columbia. We seek a candidate to conduct research on earthquake ground motions in the Pacific Northwest, for the purpose of improving seismic hazard estima... [more]
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Erik Williams
2019-10-15 20:07:41
Institution: University of Nevada, Reno - Nevada Seismological Laboratory Open Until: 2019-11-01 Job Description The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Software Analyst, QA for the Nevada Seismological Laboratory. This is a full-time, non-tenured, administrative position. The main responsibilities of this position are to develop, maintain, and improve new and existing software to monitor the state of the hardware, software systems, and data products that make up NSL's end-to-e... [more]
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Erik Williams
2019-10-15 20:03:24
Institution: University of Nevada, Reno - Nevada Seismological Laboratory Open Until: 2019-11-01 Job Description The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Software Developer or a Senior Software Developer for the Nevada Seismological Laboratory Website (NSL) for its website user interface. This is a full-time, non-tenured, administrative position and reports to the Manager of the Nevada Seismological Laboratory's Data Center Manager. The main responsibilities of this position ar... [more]
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We are seeking candidates for PhD student positions in Earthquake Science at the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA. The expected start date is Fall 2020. Earthquake science at MIT is being reinvigorated summer 2020 with two new faculty, Camilla Cattania and William Frank. Potential projects cover the full spectrum of earthquake science, from theoretical and computational fault mechanics to obse... [more]
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Samantha Wiser
2019-10-14 09:03:57
The Alaska Earthquake Center is hiring a scientific developer to join our systems and software development team. We are seeking the right person to marry new geophysical techniques with rigorous standards to develop code that supports the earthquake monitoring mission of the center. Your core responsibilities will be to develop codes that enhance and expand the capabilities of our earthquake analysis system. You will work with other scientists and technical experts to create tools that stak... [more]
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The recently formed Geophysical Detection of Nuclear Proliferation (GDNP) University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) (https://watc.alaska.edu/uarc) at the UAF Geophysical Institute (https://www.gi.alaska.edu/) is seeking a new Executive Director. This person will manage and lead a dynamic, nimble organization at the intersection of geophysical nuclear nonproliferation research, development, and operations. They will act as the primary “face of the organization” for customers and the sponsor... [more]
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Lukas Blom
2019-10-11 14:38:18
Position Summary:The Wilson Alaska Technical Center is looking for a Data Specialist. This position will help with the continuous operation and maintenance of seismic and infrasound monitoring stations in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty and the expanding Geophysical Detection of Nuclear Proliferation University Affiliated Research Center. ***U.S. Citizenship is required for this position*** Duties: 10% Effective Communication Communicate and coordinate with researchers ... [more]
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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Earthquake-, Statistical- or Engineering-Seismology Institution: University of Bristol (UK) Closing date: 10 November 2019 Job number: ACAD104256 The School of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol (UK) is seeking to recruit a Research Associate with funding for up to 3 years. This position will contribute to research in the geophysics group in the field of earthquake triggering, forecasting or time-dependent seismic hazard assessment. This 3-year p... [more]
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Institution: Rutgers University Open Until: 2019-11-30 The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS) at Rutgers University-New Brunswick invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position with an expected start date of Sept. 1, 2020. Interested applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. We are seeking outstanding candidates in the broad fields of mineralogy, petrology, geochemistry, and paleobiology whose work relates to the co-evolution of phys... [more]
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Aditya Gusman
2019-10-09 21:08:11
Institution: GNS Science Open Until: 2019-10-20 In this role, you will have the opportunity to conduct fundamental and applied research into tsunami forecasting, hazard and risk assessment. The main aim of the position is to improve our tsunami hazard models and monitoring capability to better equip New Zealanders with both long-term and real-time information about tsunami. Job Details Crown research institute GNS Science Reference # 35345 Posted on 19 Sep 2019 Closes on 20 Oct 2019 ... [more]
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Institution: UNR Open Until: 2019-11-25 DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING University of Nevada, Reno Tenure Track Associate or Assistant Professor in Geological Engineering and related fields The Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering (DGSE) invites applications for a tenure-track Associate or Assistant Professorship in Geological Engineering (GE), very broadly defined to include earthquake engineering; geophysics; hydrology and hydrogeology; remote sensing;... [more]
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Johnson, Kaj
2019-08-26 13:48:37 - 2019-10-07 22:52:22
The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a tenure-track position in crustal processes to begin in Fall 2020 at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will complement existing strengths in crustal deformation and faulting, tectonic landscape evolution, sedimentary processes, and stable isotope geochemistry. Areas of desirable research include, but are not limited to, rock physics, rheology/mineralogy/petrolog... [more]
Penn State is making a 5-person, cross-disciplinary cluster hire in Integrated Energy Systems (IES). Candidates from Geosciences with interests in geomechancis, basin analysis, structural geology/tectonics, induced seismicity and other areas that inform research in IES are encouraged to apply. Review of applicants will begin on November 1, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled. The full ad can be found here: https://psu.jobs/job/90744 Please direct questions to Profe... [more]
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The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network has an outstanding opportunity for a Software Engineer to support our real-time seismic monitoring projects. PNSN monitors earthquakes in the states of Washington and Oregon for public safety and scientific research. We operate about 450 remote seismic stations throughout the region. Data from these remote sites are transmitted to the UW continuously in real time to our processing and alerting center at the UW Seattle. The data are processed through sev... [more]
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Institution: USGS NEIC Open Until: 2020-01-06 Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program Opportunity 18-10: Leveraging machine learning for next-generation global earthquake monitoring The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) detects, locates, and characterizes tens of thousands of earthquakes globally each year with a large emphasis placed on both the timeliness and accuracy of event characterization. The rapid analysis of fundamental earthquake proper... [more]
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Institution: University of Hamburg Open Until: 2019-11-15 We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher who is enthusiastic to work on research related to ambient seismic noise analysis. Depending on the candidate’s background and research interests, various potential projects are available. These include: - understanding the generation mechanisms of ocean-generated seismic noise, with a focus on the generation of Love waves, either through observational or numerical approaches. - charact... [more]
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Michelle Barr
2019-10-06 17:38:50
Institution: University of Washington Open Until: 2020-01-01 The Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in seismology at the Assistant Professor level. Areas of specialization might include, but are not limited to: earthquake source processes, volcano seismology, and structural seismology. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The new hire will be expect... [more]
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Cecily Wolfe
2019-10-02 08:24:11
USGS recruiting Senior Science Advisor to coordinate earthquake and geologic hazards activities The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is seeking to fill one of its most critical leadership positions for carrying out our natural hazards mission. The Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards is a Senior Level (SL) position reporting to the USGS Associate Director for Natural Hazards. The position serves as coordinator of the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP), Geomagnetism Program,... [more]
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Erik Williams
2019-10-01 19:09:49
Institution: University of Nevada, Reno - Nevada Seismological Laboratory Open Until: 2019-11-01 Job Description The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Software Developer or a Senior Software Developer for the Nevada Seismological Laboratory Website (NSL) for its website user interface. This is a full-time, non-tenured, administrative position and reports to the Manager of the Nevada Seismological Laboratory's Data Center Manager. The main responsibilities of this position ar... [more]
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Erik Williams
2019-10-01 17:43:53
Institution: University of Nevada, Reno - Nevada Seismological Laboratory Open Until: 2019-11-01 Job Description The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Software Analyst, QA for the Nevada Seismological Laboratory. This is a full-time, non-tenured, administrative position. The main responsibilities of this position are to develop, maintain, and improve new and existing software to monitor the state of the hardware, software systems, and data products that make up NSL's end-to-e... [more]
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Institution: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Open Until: 2019-10-15 The newly formed Ocean Bottom Seismometer Instrument Center (OBSIC) at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) announces a competition for a Postdoctoral Scholar Fellowship. OBSIC’s mission is to support discovery of the earth’s internal structure and its dynamic processes using seafloor seismic measurements. (See https://obsic.whoi.edu/.) The OBSIC Postdoctoral Fellowship, recognizing the importance of marine s... [more]
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