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The AGU Seismology section is looking for an early career member of the executive committee. The applicant should be within six years of their Ph.D. for the new position of communications specialist. The communications specialist is a member of the committee and assists with section communications via newsletters, the web site, and social media, in collaboration with other members of the committee. The position is initially for one year. We expect it to require 3-5 days of work during the cou... [more]
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Jeff Anthony
2021-01-27 21:46:17
Institution: KBR Open Until: 2021-03-31 Title: Seismic Data Quality Control (QC) Analyst Job Number: R2025110 Location: Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM, US Job description: KBR, under contract to US Geological Survey at the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory (ASL), is seeking a Seismic Data Quality Control (QC) Analyst to review seismological waveforms and other digital time series data for quality control to detect abnormalities and coordinate with field sta... [more]
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Geoffrey Abers
2021-01-26 12:48:45
Institution: Cornell University Open Until: 2021-02-15 The Cornell Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences has an opportunity for a postdoctoral researcher with interests in imaging with broadband and high-frequency seismic arrays. Several arrays have been deployed across subduction zones in recent years, allowing high-resolution full-wavefield sampling of complex structure in the thrust zone, volcanic arc and underlying mantle of these critical regions. The postdoctoral researcher will... [more]
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> > Dear All, > > UNAVCO Student Internship Program (USIP) applications are open! > > Due Feb 8th. 11:59 MST > > > > > > > > USIP interns engage in real-world work experiences related to the students' major or career goal. > Interns are an integral member of the UNAVCO team and play an important role by contributing their knowledge, skills, and abilities to specific projects. > Our managers teach interns what it is like to work in a non-profit organization that facilitates geo... [more]
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Lianjie Huang
2021-01-22 00:22:27
Institution: Los Alamos National Laboratory Open Until: 2021-03-31 Seismic Imaging Postdoctoral Research Associate Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA (Go to, search for vacancy IRC83502, and click on “Apply Now” under IRC83502.) Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. The Geophysics Group in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Division focuses o... [more]
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tom hearn
2021-01-21 20:22:24
Institution: New Mexico State University Open Until: 2021-03-17 The New Mexico State University Department of Physics, in Las Cruces NM, seeks geophysics graduate students with broad backgrounds in computation and physics. The student will be working on a NSF sponsored seismological experiment in Myanmar to understand the Burmese subduction zone. We also have opportunities for students interested in deep mantle and core structure under another NSF supported project. We are looking for s... [more]
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The Swiss Seismological Service (SED) at the ETH Zurich is the federal agency responsible for monitoring earthquakes in Switzerland and for assessing Switzerland’s seismic hazard. The SED employs a team of 70 scientists and staff. To deepen our understanding of present-day seismically active structures and their relation to geologically or geophysically mapped faults in the Central Alps and their foreland requires the high-resolution analysis of precise earthquake locations and focal-mechanis... [more]
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Annette Tangye
2021-01-21 16:55:02
*Software Engineer/Web Development - Remote Work Options Available* *Tracking Code - *200-532 *Job Description* If you find Earth Sciences to be interesting and you would like to have a ro le in sharing geodetic data with researchers and scientists around the world; UNAVCO has the perfect opportunity for you! UNAVCO seeks an experienced *Software Engineer/Web Developer *to support UNA VCO’s web development and maintenance. UNAVCO maintains and operates the Geodetic Facility for th... [more]
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valerie maupin
2021-01-20 09:30:12
Institution: Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo, Norway Open Until: 2021-02-05 Position as Researcher available at the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo The position is for a period of 30 months/2.5 years with starting date no later than 01.Sep.2021. The position is within the MAMMAMIA project that investigates processes responsible for glacier acceleration adopting a multi-scale-multi-method approach. The project is funded by the Research Council of Norway (2020-2... [more]
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van Manen Dirk-Jan
2021-01-15 16:02:40
Institution: ETH Zurich Open Until: 2021-02-15 The Exploration and Environmental Geophysics group at ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) has an opening for an ambitious and talented PhD candidate, starting between March 1st, 2021 and June 1st, 2021. The position has a strong experimental component that will take place in the Centre for Immersive Wave Experimentation (CIWE), a novel wave propagation laboratory recently established at ETH. In the current project (4 years), w... [more]
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Institution: Department of Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Vienna Open Until: 2021-01-31 The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 18.03.2021 of a University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Meteorology and Geophysics Reference number: 11630 The Section of Geophysics is looking for a highly motivated and creative person to fill a position of univer... [more]
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Institution: Department of Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Vienna Open Until: 2021-01-31 The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position as soon as possible of a University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Meteorology and Geophysics Reference number: 11612 Do you want to help better understand our environment - and to develop new ways of using that informat... [more]
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Lani Oncescu
2021-01-13 23:37:10
Institution: Kinemetrics, Inc. Open Until: 2021-04-30 Job Summary: Kinemetrics is seeking a Technical Sales Engineer for the Seismology and Earthquake Engineering marketplace. The Technical Sales Engineer will own and drive the Technical and Business aspects to differentiate Kinemetrics products and solutions from our competitors, create lasting customers by positioning the unique business value they are looking for, and most importantly, create raving fans of Kinemetrics throughout your... [more]
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*Postdoctoral Position in Geophysics at the University of Oregon* We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oregon. This position will develop and conduct independent research in the broad fields of earthquake and/or tsunami science. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to): Modeling of large ruptures and wave propagation; Crustal deformation modelling; Real-time GNSS observations and processing; Observational seismology o... [more]
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Michael Hamburger
2021-01-13 15:48:23
Lectureship in Earth Sciences, Indiana University The Indiana University Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences is seeking a non-tenure track lecturer to begin August 2021. We seek a versatile lecturer who can teach broadly in the earth sciences at introductory level and advanced courses in one or more of the following areas: * earth materials (mineralogy or petrology) * economic geology * geophysics * structural geology * hydrogeology * environmental ge... [more]
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Matt Gardine
2021-01-12 18:47:12
Institution: Alaska Earthquake Center Open Until: 2021-01-26 The Alaska Earthquake Center is seeking the right developer to enhance the center’s public-facing and internal software products. Many of your projects will be highly visible to the public and stakeholders. As the primary web administrator, you will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing the center’s web framework. A knowledge of modern web systems, from underlying server technologies to displaying end products, is highly ... [more]
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Ray Russo
2021-01-11 16:34:41
Institution: University of Florida , Department of Geological Sciences Open Until: 2021-05-01 Tenure-Track Faculty Position in the Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-accruing position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2021. We invite applicants in all areas of observational, theoretica... [more]
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The Department of Geosciences at Colorado State University is seeking a Ph.D. student for solid Earth and glacial seismological research in West Antarctica funded by the National Science Foundation. We are especially interested in students with prior M.S.-level experience emphasizing seismology, glaciology, or a related field. Applications are preferred by January 25, with a flexible start date in 2021. The Department of Geosciences ( is a broad... [more]
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University of Kansas Postdoctoral Researcher: Geophysics Specializing in Geodetic Data Analysis in the Department of Geology. The University of Kansas Department of Geology is seeking a talented and innovative postdoctoral scholar in Geophysics, specializing in geodesy or analysis of geodetic data applied to tectonic and earthquake problems. Experience identifying signals in noisy data and inverting data to produce models using a variety of techniques is desired. The specific research topic i... [more]
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Institution: Swiss Seismological Service, ETH Zurich Open Until: 2021-02-28 We are looking for a researcher with an interest in developing and applying sophisticated approaches for rapid earthquake characterization and EEW for Switzerland and other regions in which our EEW group are active, such as in Northern and Central America. The successful candidate will contribute to the integration of these approaches within the widely-used seismological processing platform SeisComP. The successful c... [more]
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Baltay Sundstrom, Annemarie
2021-01-05 23:56:08
Institution: USGS Earthquake Science Center, Moffett Field Open Until: 2021-02-16 The USGS Earthquake Science Center is conducting an open search for up to two permanent Research Geophysicists in seismology/ground motion modeling in the Moffett Field (Mountain View), CA office. This permanent position is advertised at a GS13 or GS14 level. Duties include: - Conducting research in seismology, which may include: numerical modeling of earthquake rupture; simulations of wave propagation through... [more]
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The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Missouri, in Columbia Missouri, is soliciting applications for opportunities for funded Master's Degrees in solid earth geophysics. These opportunities span wide range of geophysical fields including shallow active source imaging, passive source lithospheric scale seismic imaging, geodynamic modelling of plate boundaries, and fault mechanics. The University of Missouri (MU) has a diverse and welcoming faculty with opportunities for ... [more]
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Institution: Nevada Seismological Laboratory, University of Nevada, Reno Open Until: 2021-01-17 The Nevada Seismological Laboratory (NSL) at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in earthquake seismology. We seek to hire an observational seismologist who specializes in topics including, but not limited to: earthquake source processes, multi-hazard early detection algorithm development, ground motion prediction, seismic hazard assessment... [more]
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