Jobs, jobs, jobs! Some interesting job offers in tectonics and paleoseismology

Several interesting jobs are currently vacant for paleoseismologists and earthquake geology scientists, from PhD positions to professorships.

PhD position at Cologne University, Bensberg Seismological Observatory, Germany

A PhD candidate working on earthquake seismology and archaeoseismology is needed, interest in programming is necessary; 1 year position with option of prolongation, TVL 13. Website:

IODP coordinator Hanover, Germany

The Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources is searching a geoscientist that coordinates the IODP and the ECORD Magellan Workshop: (job offer from 15 November 2013).

PostDocs on active tectonics in Cambridge, UK

The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge is currently advertising two postdoctoral positions in geophysics/tectonics:

1. Post-doctoral position in mountain range deformation and dynamics (Marie Curie experienced researcher position):

2. Research Associate in field-based active continental tectonics:

Assistant Professor – Tenure-track Position in Neotectonics, San Jose State University, California

The Department of Geology at San José State University invites applications for a tenure-track position (Assistant Professor) in Neotectonics starting August 2014.  A Ph.D. degree in the Geological Sciences is required, postdoctoral experience is desirable, and a proven record of excellence in research and teaching, or evidence of promise for excellence in teaching is expected. Complete announcement:

Geophysics, Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, California State University, Fresno

A Geophysicist is needed to contribute to the geology degree programs, and complement existing strengths in tectonics, paleomagnetism, structural geology, petrology, sedimentary geology, engineering geology, geomorphology, paleoclimatology, and hydrogeology. Full description:


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Christoph Grützner

Christoph Grützner

works at the Institute of Geological Sciences, Jena University. He likes Central Asia and the Mediterranean and looks for ancient earthquakes.

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