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Institution: Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) Open Until: 2021-04-08 Job Description The Marine Geology and Geophysics Research Group, Subduction Dynamics Research Center (SDR) (Director: Shuichi Kodaira), Research Institute for Marine Geodynamics (IMG), JAMSTEC is soliciting applications for a Scientist position. Subduction Dynamics Research Center (SDR), Research Institute for Marine Geodynamics (IMG) conducts marine geological and geophysical research wi... [more]
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Institution: APC-IPGP, University of Paris Open Until: 2021-06-30 We have an opening for a postdoc position in the framework of the LabEx (Laboratory of Excellence) of the University of Paris on the Newtonian Noise. The objective is to conduct theoretical and experimental analyses of the Newtonian (gravity gradient) noise affecting gravity field measurements and associated with atmospheric disturbances and interactions between oceans and solid Earth. Our groups, APC and IPGP are involve... [more]
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A tenure-track faculty position in geophysics based on the "Madam Ng Yin Ying Early Career Professorship Scheme" is available starting August 2021 in the Earth System Science Programme in the Faculty of Science at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Outstanding candidates with research and teaching interests in all areas of geophysics are invited to apply. We particularly encourage applicants who integrate geophysical methods in biogeosciences, energy, environment science, hydrology, geodyna... [more]
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The seismo-acoustic team at Southern Methodist University (SMU) has multiple openings for PhD students to start in Fall 2021, with full support as graduate research associates, to work on a range of topics in seismology and infrasound. Our team conducts unique experiments, works on advanced data science applications for analyzing seismic and infrasound data, and does research on numerical propagation and inversion of seismic and infrasound waves. Our group has strong collaborations with partn... [more]
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John Townend
2021-02-12 03:56:23
Institution: Victoria University of Wellington Open Until: 2021-06-01 Funding for a three-year study of earthquake processes and ground-shaking associated with the Alpine Fault, New Zealand, has recently been announced by the Marsden Fund of the Royal Society Te Apārangi. The project is led by Prof John Townend of Victoria University of Wellington—Te Herenga Waka and Dr Caroline Holden of GNS Science and involves researchers from those two institutions and also the University of Auckland... [more]
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Celine Hadziioannou
2021-02-11 23:37:18
Institution: A network of 9 research institutes across Europe Open Until: 2021-04-01 The SPIN „Monitoring a Restless Earth“ Innovative Training Network (ITN) is recruiting 15 highly motivated PhD students, or “Early-Stage Researchers” (ESRs). The positions will have staggered starting dates between March-October 2021 for a duration of 3 years. SPIN is funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action (MSCA). SPIN brings together a network of excellent... [more]
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Institution: University of Alaska Fairbanks Open Until: 2021-03-05 We are hiring a Director of Operations to help lead the Alaska Earthquake Center in its mission blending science and public service. We seek an individual with the business and organizational experience to manage a team of two dozen scientists, engineers, and communication professionals. A background in science or engineering is an asset but is not required. We especially seek applicants with diverse (broadly defined) backgro... [more]
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Dear all, A total of five fellowships at the Nordic Volcanological Center, University of Iceland, are now open for application. The IRIS community is likely most interested in the post-doc position on Volcano-landslide-cryo seismicity at Katla volcano. Three PhD positions on: Magma intrusion processes Geochemical and geoelectric aspects of H2S sequestration Geochemistry and petrology the Fjallgarðar volcanic ridge Two of three post-doc positions will be funded for 2 years: Volcano... [more]
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Martha Savage
2021-02-05 19:56:01
PhD scholarship to investigate slow slip events at the offshore Hikurangi subduction zone Funding for a three-year study of seismicity and crustal deformation related to slow slip events at the offshore Hikurangi subduction zone has recently been announced by the Royal Society Te Apārangi. The discovery of slow-motion earthquakes, where faults release pent-up tectonic energy slowly (over days to years), rather than in seconds (as in conventional ‘fast’ earthquakes) has sparked a revolution ... [more]
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Eva Zanzerkia
2021-02-05 18:00:23
Dear Colleagues, The Division of Earth Sciences is seeking qualified candidates for a program director in the Geophysics program. The Geophysics program supports basic research in the physics of the solid earth to explore its composition, structure, and processes using laboratory, field/observational, theoretical, and computational studies. Duties include administering the peer review process and helping to identify and support emerging trends in the science. This position is a temporary ap... [more]
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Relu Burlacu
2021-02-05 15:35:02
Institution: University of Utah Seismograph Stations Open Until: 2021-07-31 Job description The University of Utah Seismograph Stations ( is seeking applicants to fill the position of Seismic Network Engineer. The successful applicant will work with other professional staff to operate, repair, and maintain 230 seismograph stations forming part of the University of Utah’s regional seismic network. Seismograph stations consist of seismic sensors, digital data acquisition system... [more]
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Relu Burlacu
2021-02-05 15:34:45
Institution: University of Utah Seismograph Stations Open Until: 2021-07-31 Job description The University of Utah Seismograph Stations ( is seeking a specialist who will work under the supervision of other professional staff to operate, repair, and maintain 230 stations forming part of the University of Utah’s regional seismic network. Stations consist of seismic sensors, digital data acquisition systems, and associated telemetry equipment and are sited both in the urban bui... [more]
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Annette Tangye
2021-02-05 12:18:27
*S**ystem Administrator III* *Tracking Code - *204-532 UNAVCO seeks an experienced *System Administrator *for the maintenance, oper ation, and planning of enterprise technical systems including, but not limit ed to, network servers, infrastructure applications, data storage services, network operating systems, enterprise imaging, data backup and recovery syst ems, and data access security. The incumbent will work with other system ad ministrators to migrate current applications into t... [more]
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Sandia Recruiting
2021-02-03 22:13:36
Institution: Sandia National Laboratories Open Until: 2021-03-05 Posting Duration This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time. What Your Job Will Be Like Passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state of the art concepts to explore solutions? Join a dynamic team that solves significant issues for our nation's security! We are ... [more]
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Caroline Beghein
2021-02-02 16:46:21
Institution: UCLA Position open until filled The UCLA Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences has an opportunity for an enthusiastic postdoctoral scholar in seismology to work on the NASA InSight mission. The postdoc will work directly with Prof. Caroline Beghein and will interact and collaborate with scientists within the InSight team. The successful candidate will be involved in undergraduate and graduate student mentoring and will benefit from a strong group of colleagues in g... [more]
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