PhD position at Northumbria University, UK: Holocene palaeoseismicity and sea-level change in Chile

The following interesting PhD position is currently available at Northumbria University:

A competitive fully-funded PhD project is currently being advertised on Holocene palaeoseismicity and sea-level change in Chile at Northumbria University, UK in the Department of Geography. The studentship funding includes a three-year stipend and funding is available to UK and international students. Application deadline is 20 January 2017 (PhD start date is 2 October 2017). Full details and online application form can be found via: https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=81587&LID=2712. Continue reading “PhD position at Northumbria University, UK: Holocene palaeoseismicity and sea-level change in Chile”

Postdoc Position at University of Potsdam, Germany – Open topic in Earth and Environmental sciences

An interesting opportunity for a postdoc position is currently open at Potsdam University, Germany. If you have a clever research idea, the university will basically support you and help establishing a research group via applying for more advanced funding schemes. So it’s a bit of an unusual advert, but certainly a nice one. Here’s the advert (ruthlessly copied from Potsdam University): Continue reading “Postdoc Position at University of Potsdam, Germany – Open topic in Earth and Environmental sciences”

Three Postdoctoral positions in paleoseismology and seismology @ ICTP Trieste, Italy

The following very interesting mail reached us by Abdelkrim Aoudia from the ICTP in Trieste (Italy):

Three Postdoctoral positions in paleoseismology and seismology

are available at the Earth System Physics (ESP) section of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP).  The two first positions (A and B) are funded by the GENERALI Group– a major player in the global insurance industry, in the framework of a research project integrating earthquake fault studies and simulations of the ground-motion.

The third position (C) is funded in the framework of an international collaborative effort following the recent Nepal Gorkha 2015 earthquake. The research topic involves a study of the structure, dynamics and seismicity of Nepal Himalaya.

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Open position: Paleoseismologist at Utah Geological Survey

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An interesting job is currently available at the Utah Geological Survey. They are looking for a project geologist (active tectonics/paleoseismology):

“This is a full-time, career service position, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Replacing Chris DuRoss who resigned. Requisition #02264.  CLOSES: 10/06/2014. ***THIS IS A PUBLIC RECRUITMENT*** To view and/or apply for this job announcement, go to http://statejobs.utah.gov/jobseeker/, click on Job Search, then Job Listings.  If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please call the Human Resource Office at 801-538-7425.”

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PhD position available at URI: Paleoseismology of the Cascadian Subduction Zone

The Sea Level Research laboratory in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Rhode Island is looking to recruit a PhD student to work on an NSF funded project focused on paleoseismology of the Cascadia subduction zone.
The project involves collaboration with Rutgers University, University of North Carolina Wilmington, and the United States Geological Survey. The position can start as early as September 1st 2014. Continue reading “PhD position available at URI: Paleoseismology of the Cascadian Subduction Zone”

Open position: Associate Professorship of Sedimentary Geology in Oxford

A position as Sackler-Clarendon Associate Professor in Sedimentary Geology and Sackler Fellow in Earth Sciences is available at the Department of Earth Sciences in association with St Peter’s College at Oxford University. Applications from scientists familiar with sedimentary geology, petrology, and sedimentology are welcome. Also, researchers with experience in related disciplines like stratigraphy, palaeontology, mineralogy, geochemistry, geomorphology, and tectonics are encouraged to apply. Deadline for application is 15th April 2014. Continue reading “Open position: Associate Professorship of Sedimentary Geology in Oxford”

4-year postdoctoral research position in coastal paleoseismology

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Geological Survey of Belgium, Brussels, invites applicants for a 4-year research fellow (postdoctoral level) in coastal paleoseismology/Quaternary environmental change. Starting date: 1 June 2014.

The successful candidate will work in the framework of a 4-year research project, funded by the Belgian Science Policy Office: ‘QuakeRecNankai’ – Paleo-tsunami and earthquake records of ruptures along the Nankai Trough, offshore South-Central Japan.

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