Finally some good news – several job opportunities in active tectonics and related fields are currently being advertised. See the list below. Stay safe and have a great 2021!more
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2019-10-28 | in Jobs
There is an interesting job offer at the Scientific Service Gravimetry and Seismology of the Royal Observatory of Belgium and the Unit of Physical Geography and Quaternary of the University of Liège:
A postdoctoral researcher in earthquake geology and tectonic geomorphology
Please find the advert here:
Deadline for application is 29 November, 2019.
2019-08-12 | in Jobs
The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford is currently recruiting a PDRA in Active Tectonics Research:
We seek to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work closely with Professor Richard Walker as part of a broader consortium in the NERC-funded ‘Looking Into the Continents from Space’ project, whose principal aim is to provide insights into earthquake hazard and crustal deformation through the application of a range of remote-sensing, field-based, seismological, and modelling approaches. The post is co-funded by COMET, which is a world-leading centre for understanding tectonic and volcanic processes and hazards (comet.nerc.ac.uk). The PDRA will join a thriving group involved in remote-sensing and field-based research in the study of active faulting and natural hazards.
The post is based in the Department of Earth Sciences and will be overseen by Richard Walker, Barry Parsons and Philip England. The post will also involve close collaboration with scientists at the other partner institutions involved in COMET and LICS. The successful applicant will be responsible for the mapping and analysis of fault-based geomorphology using high-resolution satellite imagery and digital topography, supplemented with fieldwork in selected regions. The production of high-resolution digital topographic datasets through field-based, aerial, or satellite methods, forms an important component of the duties. They will also be expected to possess or to develop skills in measuring surface displacements through the matching of optical satellite imagery, and to support both tectonic and volcanic applications of high-resolution imagery and elevation data throughout COMET
Find more information here: https://my.corehr.com/pls/uoxrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.display_form?p_company=10&p_internal_external=E&p_display_in_irish=N&p_process_type=&p_applicant_no=&p_form_profile_detail=&p_display_apply_ind=Y&p_refresh_search=Y&p_recruitment_id=142106
or at the department website: https://www.earth.ox.ac.uk/vacancies/.
Application deadline is 9 September 2019.
2019-02-08 | in Jobs | one responseUNAM is searching for a psotdoc working on the upper plate deformation of the Mexican subduction zone:POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT POSITION/ UPPER PLATE DEFORMATION – MEXICAN SUBDUCTION, AVAILABLE MARCH 2020
The following open position might be of interest to the Active tectonics and paleoseismology community:We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Assistant for a 12 month fixed term appointment working on the exciting UNAM-CONACYT-funded project on “Spatial and Temporal Variations of Upper Plate Deformation across the Guerrero portion of the Mexican Subduction Zone” at the Institute of Geography and the Tsunami and Paleoseismology Laboratory, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City Campus. The candidate will pursue fundamental and applied research into the assessment of both temporal and spatial vertical crustal deformation associated with both slow (interseismic) and rapid (coseismic) crustal deformation across the inner forearc region of the central Mexican subduction zone on the Guerrero sector, where the Cocos plate underthrusts the North American plate. The candidate will be responsible for the development and execution of laboratory and field research, conduct studies to develop a model of long-term deformation, writing reports and papers.
PhD and postdoc positions available at Pukyong National University, South Korea – active faults and seismic hazard2019-01-25 | in Uncategorized | one response
These are great opportunities for PhD students and postdocs. A huge research programme in South Korea is now devoted to investigate the active faults of the country and to understand the seismic hazard, after two damaging earthquakes hit the country recently.
Recruiting PhD Research Student and Postdoctoral Researcher
Starting from March 2019, ‘The Korean Active Fault Research Group (KAFRG)’ and ‘The Institute of Active Fault and Earthquake Hazard Mitigation (IAFEHM)’ at Pukyong National University in South Korea are looking for competent and enthusiastic research students and geologists for PhD and Post-doc.
Our research group and institute are currently leading active fault investigations and researches in South Korea. We also have been implementing collaborative researches with various domestic and overseas universities and research institutes. The ongoing main projects of our research group are ‘Investigation of active faults on the Korean Peninsula’ and ‘The safety evaluation for geological conditions and earthquake hazard for nuclear power plant sites and waste disposal facilities.’
The initial employment – contract period is 1 year, and depending on the researcher’s achievement and contribution to the group the working year(s) can be extended. The annual salary will be arranged according to the researcher’s research experiences and the performances. more
2018-12-12 | in Jobs
Several open positions in the broad field of tectonics are currently advertised:
- The School of Environment, University of Auckland, is looking to appoint a lecturer/senior lecturer in Earth Sciences with expertise in tectonic geomorphology and/or structural geology. https://opportunities.auckland.ac.nz/jobid/20343/1/1
- PhD project on active tectonics in Turkey, University of Plymouth. Open for Uk and EU citizens (resident in the UK for 3 years). https://www.aries-dtp.ac.uk/studentships/earthquakes-and-fault-interaction-in-western-turkey/
- 3 new lecturer/senior lecturer positions in Earth Science & Engineering at Imperial College London. https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/description/ENG00595/lecturersenior-lecturer
- 3 lectureship positions (equivalent to assistant/associate professorships) in Earth Sciences at Cambridge. http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/19524/
- 2 Postdoctoral Researchers at University College Dublin to work on: (i) The kinematics of fault systems offshore Ireland and (ii) Discrete element numerical modelling of the evolution of fault systems. www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/ under the job reference numbers 011021 and 011024.
- 4-year PhD project at University College Dublin: “Tracking Neogene growth and collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet by detrital provenance analysis of clastic sediment”. https://paleoseismicity.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/UCD_WAIS_PhD.pdf
- PhD position in Edinburgh: Mineral dehydration and rehydration cycles: Effects on strength, structure and permeability. https://www.ed.ac.uk/e4-dtp/how-to-apply/our-projects/project/46
- PhD position at University of Leeds: Warm climate, high seas. How did sea level change in Europe during the Last Interglacial? https://natashabarlow.wordpress.com/
- PhD positions at the lab of James Dolan, Univ. of Southern California: https://earth.usc.edu/people/dolan/research/
- Research Scientist at Uni Jena: Building a new µCT / XRM Lab: https://www4.uni-jena.de/Universit%C3%A4t/Stellenmarkt/Wissenschaftliche+Mitarbeiter/382_2018+_+wiss_+Mitarbeiter_in+am+Institut+f%C3%BCr+Geowissenschaften_+LS+Angewandte+Geologie.html
- PostDoc position at BGRM France, Orléans: InSAR & optical correlation applied to Earth Sciences. https://paleoseismicity.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Dt-ldbIWwAAsmud.jpg-large.jpg
2018-10-10 | in Jobs
The following open position may be of interest for the tectonics community:
The Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris has an opening for a post-doctoral position to
carry out research in tectonics and structural geology. The project (PI: Martine Simoes) is
funded by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) to assess active deformation and
seismic hazards in slowly deforming orogens, by quantifying deformation over various timescales,
from long-term geological deformation down in time to short-term processes at the scale
of the seismic cycle. The Western Kunlun mountain range (China) will be considered as a case
2018-08-03 | in Jobs
A couple of interesting positions are currently open for earthquake geology, tectonics, and paleoseismology people:
- PostDoc in active tectonics, structural geology, tectonic geomorphology and/or paleoseismology, GFZ Potsdam
- University Professor of Tectonics/Structural Geology, Uni Mainz
- Associate Professor in Structural Geology, Uni Oslo
- Two permanent research positions in Geodynamics at the Spanish Research Council
- Five permanent research positions for the Spanish Geological Survey (IGME) Shallow geothermics, geohazards, structural geology and tectonics, subsurface geology
- Tectonophysics TT job at CSU Fullerton
- Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography, Uni Brighton
- Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Geology, Uni Brighton
- Teaching Fellow in Physical Geography, Uni Hull
- PostDoc position “Tectonic and metamorphic evolution of the Mariana convergent margin with emphasis on fault- and fluid-systems in the Mariana forearc” at Uni Graz
- PhD positions on earthquakes, seismic hazard at the University of Camerino, Italy
- PhD or Post-Doc position ” interdisciplinary project to quantify and model microstructural evolution in hydrothermal crack-seal veins” at RWTH Aachen University
- Postdoctoral Geophysicist/ Seismologist, GFZ Potsdam
Graduate Student/PostDoc Position available in Haifa – Integrated tsunami hazard study: Modeling and sediments2017-05-15 | in Jobs
This very interesting job offer was sent around by our colleague Beverly Goodman-Tchernov:
Past tsunami events have impacted the Israeli coastline, and future tsunamis are anticipated. Physical evidence exists both in historical written records and sedimentological field deposits. Incorporating physical evidence with computational modeling makes it possible to better understand the magnitude of past events and create realistic predictions for the future. The project is in collaboration with Geological Survey of Israel, Virginia Tech, IOLR, and the University of Haifa. It will use multi-sourced data to produce modeling scenarios for past tsunamis and produce a complex reference set of theoretical scenarios to be used in practical real-time hazard assessments. more