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USGS Mendenhall post-doctoral opportunity in seafloor geodesy, machine learning and artificial intelligence We are seeking a Mendenhall Post-doctoral Fellow to develop and/or apply novel machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML/AI) algorithms to enhance the potential of seafloor geodesy for detection and characterization of tectonic deformation, particularly in subduction zones. Just a few of the many key questions that proposals may address include: 1) How can sensor network design b… [more]
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Editorial Office of Earthquake Science
2021-10-29 02:48:45
Institution: Institute of Geophysics, China Earthquake Administration Open Until: 2022-03-31 Earthquake Science (EQS) is an all-English journal, aiming to publish high-quality, original, peer-reviewed articles on earthquake-related research subjects. It is the only English journal sponsored by the Seismological Society of China. The current Editor-in- Chief (EIC) is Professor Xiaodong Song. EQS is a core journal of seismology and geophysics in China and indexed in ESCI, Scopus and has over … [more]
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Mendenhall Opportunity 20-17: Optimizing the characterization of small earthquakes for seismic forecasting<https://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/20-17-optimizing-characterization-small-earthquakes-seismic-forecasting> Small earthquakes form an essential pillar of the methodology in use by the USGS and others for forecasting of larger earthquakes, whether on timescales of days to months (Operational Aftershock Forecasting - OAF) or years (National Seismic Hazard Model - NSHM). In addition t… [more]
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The School of Geosciences at the University of Oklahoma is seeking motivated PhD and MS students in geosciences. The application deadline for the school of geosciences is January 1st, 2022, GRE is no longer required (https://www.ou.edu/mcee/geosciences/apply). (1) A recent award from NSF will fund one PhD student in Geophysics and one MS student in Geology to better understand factors that influence earthquake rupture processes with collaboration from Dr. Rachel Abercrombie at Boston Univers… [more]
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Institution: Peking University Open Until: 2022-03-15 We are inviting applications for the Boya Postdoctoral Fellowships at the School of Earth and Space Sciences (SESS) at Peking University. Applicants with an interest in seismology, and rock magnetism, and machine learning are particularly encouraged to apply. The fellowship is for a period of 2 years and includes a salary that commensurate with experience (200,000-400,000 RMB/year or annual 27,000-54,000 Euros or US$31,000-63,000) and a… [more]
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Daniel Trugman
2021-10-25 23:00:10
Institution: The University of Texas at Austin Open Until: 2021-12-01 The Department of Geological Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to hire a faculty member in the field of structural geology at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) level. Extraordinary candidates at the Associate Professor (tenured) level may also be considered. We seek a scholar with outstanding potential who will establish an innovative, world class, externally funded research program and will play an … [more]
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Deanna Kaihara
2021-10-25 18:47:17
Institution: Department of Conservation Open Until: 2021-11-11 Under the supervision of the Senior Precision Electronics Specialist the Precision Electronics Specialist, utilizing an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles of precision electronic equipment (including accelerographic and data communications systems), is responsible for, but not limited to, seismologic and data communications technical research; system design; specification development; calibration; experimentatio… [more]
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The seismology groups in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) at Purdue University are looking for highly motivated M.S. and Ph.D. students to work on a broad spectrum of seismological and tectonics topics. As part of a multidisciplinary department, students work in a collaborative environment and get exposure to a variety of expertise in earth and planetary systems, such as seismology, geodesy, petrology, lithosphere dynamics, tectonics, structural geology, plane… [more]
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Dear Colleagues, We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher to join the Earth Science Associate Laboratory Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon. The postdoctoral researcher will work on project RESTLESS: "IntegRatEd tools to decipher the genesis and Spatio-TemporaL Evolution of Seismic Sequences”. This is a 24-month position, starting in early 2022. Project RESTLESS, led by IDL (Lisbon), aims to integrate cross-disciplinary high-resolution observat… [more]
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Duncan Agnew
2021-10-15 17:16:44
Institution: IGPP, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego Open Until: 2021-11-14 The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, has an opening starting in 2022 for a Miles Fellow postdoctoral appointment, awarded in honor of the late John W. Miles. This appointment supports a scientist whose expertise lies within the broad areas of computational and theoretical geoph… [more]
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Institution: IGPP, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego Open Until: 2021-11-14 The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, has openings starting in 2022 for up to two postdoctoral Green Scholars. The PhD awarded to the applicant must have a date no earlier than 5 years before the application deadline, and no later than 6 months after it. The appointment cannot s… [more]
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Seth Moran
2021-10-15 00:05:58
Institution: U.S. Geological Survey Open Until: 2021-11-01 Due to an error in the distribution of a previous advertisement, the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Cascades Volcano Observatory (CVO) is re-advertising a Research Geophysicist position with specialty in seismology and infrasound. CVO, located in Vancouver, WA, is one of 5 volcano observatories operated by the USGS' Volcano Science Center, which are collectively responsible for understanding and mitigating volcanic hazards at the nat… [more]
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The Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island is seeking motivated PhD students in the field of geophysics. Funded by U.S. NSF, the research projects will advance understanding of earthquake physics, crustal deformation, volcanic activities, and the structure and dynamics of oceanic crust and mantle. The selected students will specialize in geodesy, earthquake physics, or/and earthquake seismology with skills and experience in research cruises, numerical simulation, dat… [more]
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Koelemeijer, Paula
2021-10-11 14:55:49
Institution: Royal Holloway University of London Open Until: 2021-12-03 Dear all, We are looking for an enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher to join the Department of Earth Sciences at Royal Holloway University of London to work on the interdisciplinary project “MC2: Mantle Circulation Constrained”. This position is fixed term for 18 months, with a start date in early 2022. The MC2 project led by Cardiff University aims to understand the nature and evolution of upwellings in the Earth’s … [more]
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Keith Koper
2021-10-11 08:44:05
The University of Utah Seismograph Stations (UUSS, quake.utah.edu) invites applications for a one-year appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Earthquake Seismology. The successful applicant will work with UUSS faculty, staff, and students on problems related to earthquake detection, location, and characterization in the Intermountain West, including the Wasatch fault zone and the Yellowstone volcanic region. UUSS has active projects related to enhanced geothermal development, minin… [more]
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Institution: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Open Until: 2021-10-15 The Ocean Bottom Seismic 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/ <https://obsic.whoi.edu/>.) The OBSIC Postdoctoral Fellowship, recognizing the importance of m… [more]
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Institution: Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) Open Until: 2021-11-04 Recruiting Department Research and Development Group for Seafloor Observatory, Research and Development Center for Earthquake and Tsunami Forecasting (FEAT), Research Institute for Marine Geodynamics (IMG) Job Description The Research and Development Group for Seafloor Observatory, Research and Development Center for Earthquake and Tsunami Forecasting (FEAT), Research Institute for Marine G… [more]
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Institution: Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) Open Until: 2021-11-29 Recruiting Department Research and Development Center for Earthquake and Tsunami Forecasting (FEAT), Research Institute for Marine Geodynamics (IMG) Job Description The Research and Development Group for Seafloor Observatory, Research and Development Center for Earthquake and Tsunami Forecasting (FEAT) (Director: Takane Hori), Research Institute for Marine Geodynamics (IMG), Japan Agency fo… [more]
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Fenglin Niu
2021-10-06 14:46:57
RICE UNIVERSITY Lecturer in Earth and Environmental Sciences The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University invites Ph.D. applicants for a lecturer position in Earth and environmental sciences, commencing January 1, 2022. Familiarity with and/or interest in Earth science education research, experiential learning, undergraduate teaching at the introductory level, pedagogy, and curricular issues is preferred, and teaching experience in Earth surface processes an… [more]
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Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Rice University The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position. We seek candidates across the broad spectrum of planetary and environmental sciences, areas where the department anticipates growth, and who complement our department. Some of the research areas of interest include, but are not limited to: surface processes, climate … [more]
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The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University is inviting applications for the Pan Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. We are seeking candidates with independent research interests that intersect with one or more faculty within our department and who contribute positively to the diversity of the department through outreach or other means. Both domestic and international applicants are welcome. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment, but candidates must h… [more]
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The Crustal Deformation group within the Department of Geology at the University of Kansas is seeking talented and motivated Ph.D. students. MS opportunities are also available. Spring or Fall 2022 start dates are possible. Funding is available for research assistantships in the areas of crustal deformation, earthquake geophysics, terrestrial geodesy, seafloor geodesy, and/or computational geophysics. The research group is led by Dr. Noel M. Bartlow. Dr. Bartlow’s specific research interests i… [more]
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Robert Moucha
2021-10-05 15:56:56
Institution: Syracuse University Open Until: 2022-01-01 The Syracuse University Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences (thecollege.syr.edu/earth-sciences-department) seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in the broad field of seismic subsurface imaging, who will complement our current strengths in tectonics, basin evolution, water resources, geodynamics, paleoclimatology and geochemistry. This recruitment is part of an ambitious Invest Syracuse Cluster Hire Initiative i… [more]
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Hello all, The deadline for applications for the Software Engineer position at the MVO has been extended to 14 October. If you are a talented Software Engineer and would like to ride out the pandemic in Montserrat; please check the advertisement below. Please pass this information along to anyone who might be interested, and don’t hesitate to reach out if you have questions regarding this post. VACANCY NOTICE SCIENTIFIC SOFTWARE ENGINEER Applications are invited for a highly moti… [more]
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Thorsten Becker
2021-10-04 17:03:35
UTIG DISTINGUISHED POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS PROGRAM The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) invites applications for its Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellows program for 2022-2023. UTIG, which is part of the Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin, is known for research innovation, integrative science efforts, and international field programs in geophysics (solid earth, marine, polar), climate science, planetary science, and energy geoscience (ig.utexas.edu… [more]
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Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, America’s eighth oldest institution of higher learning and New Jersey’s premier public research university, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Higher rank appointments will also be considered under exceptional circumstances. We seek candidates in all areas of Earth and planetary sciences, with emphases on the areas of planetary inter… [more]
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Daniel Trugman
2021-10-01 20:52:51
Institution: The University of Texas at Austin Open Until: 2022-01-01 We are currently seeking graduate students for appointments at The University of Texas, the University of California, San Diego, and Indiana University Bloomington as part of the Megathrust Modeling Framework (MTMOD) project. This collaborative effort seeks to integrate seismological, geodetic, experimental, and geological constraints for the Japan, New Zealand and Japan natural laboratories into numerical models to advance … [more]
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** *Postdoctoral Scholar in Coastal Hazards in the Pacific Northwest* * The Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington seeks to fill multiple postdoctoral positions that will address coastal hazards in a subduction zone setting.  The postdoctoral scholars will join the Cascadia Coastlines and Peoples Hazards Research Hub (Cascadia CoPes Hub <https://www.washington.edu/news/2021/09/07/research-education-hub-on-coastal-resiliency-will-focus-on-earthquakes-coast… [more]
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UNAVCO, Inc. is accepting applications for Project Manager II / III for the NOTA Southwest Region. Tracking Code: 222-532 UNAVCO operates the Network of the Americas (NOTA), a large network of geophysical instrumentation that spans the US, Caribbean, Central America, and the northern part of South America. The focus of the Project Manager II/III position is the management of a team of technical staff to operate and maintain a subset of NOTA GNSS stations throughout the Southwest US and Wes… [more]
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Dear All, We, Geological Survey of Japan, AIST, open two postdoctoral researcher positions. Feel free to contact ievg-job-ml@aist.go.jp to ask questions about these job opportunities. [1] STAR-E Project We seek a scholar who will perform research to explore underground faults using hypocenter distribution and focal mechanism solutions and later phases of seismic waves by analyzing seismic waveform data using signal processing and machine learning. The applicant will conduct the research act… [more]
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