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Boston University is creating something entirely new. The Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences (CDS) is a truly interdisciplinary academic unit free from the limits of traditional academic structure. It has no schools, no departments, no divisions. It includes and transcends all disciplines, just as its emerging field now does. This new Faculty of Computing and Data Sciences, which includes Earth Science, is currently hiring at all ranks. Consideration and review of applications will be on a… [more]
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*Post-doctoral researcher position at the Jackson School of Geosciences on Integrative Analysis of Plate-Tectonic System Evolution (PLATES-4D)* The Jackson School of Geosciences (JSG) <> at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to hire a creative and enterprising postdoctoral scholar to engage with researchers and faculty across the JSG on a topic that furthers our understanding of Earth as a system. A particular focus of interest is the co-evolution of the surface… [more]
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Assistant or Associate Professor, Geologist Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Applications received by March 23, 2020 will be guaranteed full review and consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established. DUTIES: The Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology (MBMG) seeks a broadly-trained mapping geologist with exper… [more]
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Subject: USGS job: Geophysicist / Computer Scientist - ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning project The US Geological Survey is seeking a Computer Scientist or Geophysicist with strong computer skills to join the team that is developing and operating the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system. ShakeAlert is a mission-critical, distributed system that rapidly detects earthquakes and generates and issues alerts to the public and institutional users on the West Coast of the U.S. Applicants who… [more]
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Seismology Staff Researcher Location: Livermore, CA<> Category: Science & Engineering<> Organization: Physical and Life Sciences<> Posting Requirement: External Posting<… [more]
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Kayla Kroll
2020-02-18 23:31:40
Seismology Postdoctoral Researcher Location: Livermore, CA<> Category: Post Docs<> Organization: Physical and Life Sciences<> Posting Requirement: External Posting<… [more]
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SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW/RESEARCH FELLOW (SEISMOLOGIST) (REF: 162/25/16 I L1) The UWI Seismic Research Centre Deadline Date: Sunday, March 08, 2020 View Further Particulars Document Qualifications and Experience The successful candidate should possess a PhD in a relevant aspect of Seismology or Geophysics. Candidates must also have experience in: The application of seismic and other techniques for monitoring active volcanoes A leadership role and supervision of postg… [more]
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Thorsten Becker
2020-02-17 10:12:13
Could you please post to the mailing list? Thank you! Prof. Thorsten W. Becker <> *Shell Foundation Distinguished Chair in Geophysics* Institute for Geophysics and Department of Geological Sciences Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin *Computational Geoscientist at UTIG - UT Austin* The Institute of Geophysics <>, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, seeks to hire … [more]
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Sheng-wen Wang
2020-02-17 08:30:45
Institution: Inst. of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica Open Until: 2020-03-17 Academia Sinica is the premier, state-funded research organization in Taiwan. The Institute of Earth Sciences (IES), one of the 31 institutes of Academia Sinica, has strong and active research programs in solid Earth geophysics and geochemistry with state-of-the-art analytical and computational facilities. The institute also operates several field observation networks in Taiwan and other parts of Asia. Current researc… [more]
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Derek Schutt
2020-02-12 23:42:41
Institution: Colorado State University Open Until: 2020-02-23 Dear Colleagues, We seek a postdoctoral scholar with expertise in using geophysical or geochemical methods to infer the upper mantle’s physical state, as part of a multi-year, multi-PI, NSF-funded Frontier Research in Earth Sciences project. The postdoc will interact with a dynamic PI group, attend domestic and international meetings, and be jointly supervised by Colorado State University faculty Derek Schutt (primary) and Wo… [more]
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Institution: Western University Open Until: 2020-04-30 We are seeking applicants for a PhD or post-doctoral research position in ambient noise surface-wave tomography (ANT). The focus of the position will be applying various analysis and modelling techniques to constrain the three-dimensional seismological structure of the shallow crust (the upper 10’s of kilometers) and sedimentary basin using ambient recordings and broadband seismic data. ANT will be utilized with continuous data from perman… [more]
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PhD Scholarship New Zealand: Development of seismology-based volcano monitoring techniques Victoria University of Wellington We seek a highly motivated student for a 3-year PhD scholarship. This is part of a wider “volcanism theme” with the ultimate aim to produce short-term forecasts and long-term probabilistic hazard estimates for New Zealand volcanoes. The theme involves Research Institution GNS Science and several New Zealand universities. (… [more]
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Scott Dalton
2020-02-06 16:32:51
The Alaska Earthquake Center (AEC) is recruiting for a Field Technician position with a software development component. The successful applicant will spend much of the summer traveling to remote parts of Alaska to install and maintain seismic sensor stations, and will spend the winter collaborating with a small team of software developers on varied and interesting software projects. AEC operates a network of seismic monitoring stations across Alaska. We acquire data from these stations in rea… [more]
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Institution: Swiss Seismological Service, ETH Zurich Open Until: 2020-04-30 The observation, causes and impacts of earthquakes are the core focus of the research activities of the Professorship for Seismology and the Swiss Seismological Service (SED) at ETH Zurich. The SED has an active research and operations team developing and demonstrating capacities in rapid earthquake quantification and earthquake early warning (EEW), both in Switzerland and globally. We are looking for a researcher w… [more]
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Jessica Comer
2020-02-05 17:08:00
Institution: University of California Berkeley Open Until: 2021-02-05 Web and Ops Developer (7300U) About Berkeley At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff. The University of California, Berkeley,… [more]
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Apologies for cross posting We invite applications for a*Lectureship in Geohazards* in the School of Environmental Sciences within the Faculty of Science at UEA.  A *Lectureship in Georesources* will follow shortly. The School is one of the largest and longest established academic departments in Europe to focus on the study of the global environment, ranking 1st for impact in the REF 2014, and holding a Silver Athena SWAN award. *Lecturer in Geohazards* * * Candidates will be able to de… [more]
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Institution: University of Calgary Open Until: 2020-04-01 In 2016, the University of Calgary was awarded $75 million over seven years from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) for its initiative entitled: Global Research Initiative in Sustainable Low carbon Unconventional Resources. The goal of this research is to dramatically reduce the impact of energy extraction and production on the environment. As part of the implementation of the GRI scientific strategy we are looking to f… [more]
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Elizabeth Cochran
2020-02-03 18:01:35
Institution: U.S. Geological Survey Open Until: 2020-03-02 The U.S. Geological Survey is looking for up to two permanent Research Geophysicists to join the Earthquake Science Center offices in either Moffett Field, CA or Pasadena, CA. Duties include: • Plans, organizes, and conducts geophysical research aimed at the development and advancement of fundamental concepts in the physics of earthquake sources, either natural or induced. • Carries out an innovative program of fundamental research … [more]
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Institution: Victoria University of Wellington Open Until: 2020-02-28 We seek two highly motivated students for two separate 3-year PhD scholarships supported through the Resilience to Nature’s Challenges National Science Challenge ( These are part of a wider “earthquake and tsunami theme project” to develop physics-based models of virtual earthquakes enabling new avenues of research to assess and forecast a range of hazards including ground shaking, liquefa… [more]
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