Job Posting: Research Associate, Faculty & Postdoc Positions


1) Assistant Professors in geophysics, geochemisty, sedimentology/stratigraphy, structural geology, economic geology, hydrology/hydrogeology, climate/oceanography – The School of Geological Sciences and Engineering at Yachay Tech, Ecuador

2) Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies – Purchase College, SUNY
3) NERC Postdoctoral Research Associate active-source seismology – Imperial College London
4) Research Associate in Geodynamics – School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Cardiff University

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1) Assistant Professors in geophysics, geochemisty, sedimentology/stratigraphy, structural geology, economic geology, hydrology/hydrogeology, climate/oceanography – The School of Geological Sciences and Engineering at Yachay Tech, Ecuador

The School of Geological Sciences and Engineering at Yachay Tech invites applications for tenure-track assistant professors in the following fields: geophysics, geochemistyr, sedimentology/stratigraphy, structural geology, economic geology, hydrology/hydrogeology, climate/oceanography.

Yachay Tech faculty will develop active research programs, direct PhD students, involve undergraduate students in collaborative research projects, and teach (in English) undergraduate and graduate courses in their fields of specialty.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information for three references to Maria del Carmen Alvarado (malvarado@yachaytech.edu.ec), assistant to the Dean. Employment will begin as early as March 2017.

Yachay Tech is a public, research-intensive university, located in the Inter-Andean valley of Ecuador about two hours north of Quito. Since opening in March 2014, the undergraduate student population has grown to a total of approximately 1000 undergraduates. Our School is only one-year old but already has a diverse, international, dynamic faculty of 11 full-time, PhD scientists. We are in the process of developing the first geosciences doctoral program in Ecuador.

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2) Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies – Purchase College, SUNY

Purchase College, SUNY invites applications for a tenure-track position in Environmental Studies at the Assistant Professor level, beginning September 1, 2017. We seek a broadly trained environmental scientist committed to field-based instruction and individualized student mentorship. While the research specialization is flexible, it should complement those of the current faculty. The most attractive research fields include geology, conservation biology, and wildlife ecology. With an emphasis on community engagement and environmental sustainability, the College prioritizes hiring scholars who conceptualize the application of their research within environmental justice and socially conscious contexts.

Excellence in teaching will be expected. Instructional responsibilities include five courses per year, plus supervision of senior projects. The senior project is a college-wide requirement and signature feature of the college’s curriculum. The selected candidate will develop a diverse suite of courses serving Environmental Studies majors as well as the general student body including introductory and advanced courses in his/her area of specialization.

The Environmental Studies Board of Study is an engaged academic partner with and resource for communities, non-profits, and agencies addressing environmental issues along Long Island Sound, the Lower Hudson River, and New York City’s historic Croton Watershed. Opportunities abound for the successful candidate to capitalize on this existing network of local study sites to develop a robust, dynamic, and student-focused research program.

Purchase College is primarily an undergraduate institution located 25 miles north of New York City. The college’s president demonstrated a dedication to environmental issues and sustainability by joining 151 other U.S. colleges as an original signatory of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment.

QUALIFICATIONS.

Candidates must have a PhD by Sept. 1, 2017. Strong teaching experience is preferred.

To apply for this position, visit the Purchase College Job Vacancy website at https://jobs.purchase.edu and complete an on-line application. You must attach the following documents: (1) A cover letter describing research and teaching interests; (2) a CV; (3) evidence of teaching ability; (4) sample syllabi; and (5) three letters of recommendation.

DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on January 16 with a January 22 deadline for submission.

Any questions about the position can be directed to Ryan Taylor ryan.taylor@purchase.edu.

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3) NERC Postdoctoral Research Associate active-source seismology – Imperial College London

Applications are invited for a PDRA to join the NERC Large Grant project VOILA. The aim of this consortium, consisting of the Universities of Southampton, Liverpool, Durham, Bristol and Imperial College London is to understand the relationship between volatiles and arc magmatism at the Lesser Antilles.

We are looking for a post-doctoral researcher with expertise in active source seismology to invert OBS data to be collected onboard the RRS James Cook in April-June next year in order to constrain the pattern of hydration on the incoming plate.

Further details about the position are available here:

https://www4.ad.ic.ac.uk/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?page=/oracle/apps/irc/candidateSelfService/webui/VisVacDispPG&akRegionApplicationId=821&transactionid=1093404957&retainAM=Y&addBreadCrumb=S&p_svid=50470&p_spid=1817359&oapc=7&oas=KIILLMnEU31cLggxTO8s2Q..

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4) Research Associate in Geodynamics – School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Cardiff University

The School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Cardiff University is a dynamic and successful multi-disciplinary centre devoted to research in the disciplines of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

Applications are invited for a European Research Council (ERC) funded Postdoctoral Research Associate position, forming part of the ERC Starting Grant Action MICA – ‘Mechanics of slow earthquake phenomena: an Integrated perspective from the Composition, geometry, And rheology of plate boundary faults’ (PI: Ake Fagereng).

Working with Ake Fagereng and Huw Davies at Cardiff University, and Susan Ellis at GNS Science (Lower Hutt, New Zealand), the role of the Research Associate is to develop realistic, geologically-constrained, numerical models of fault zones – including heterogeneity in composition and active deformation mechanisms. These models will be based on field observations in exhumed plate boundary scale fault zones, and incorporate laboratory-derived flow laws. The Research Associate will form part of a team that will also include a number of PhD students, collecting field and microstructural data to constrain models. Experience with numerical modelling is crucial, but the Research Associate will also be invited to participate in fieldwork, at a level depending on prior experience.

In addition to these duties, the Research Associate will be expected to produce work of publishable quality for appropriate high quality peer reviewed journals, present papers at national and international meetings and contribute to the development of collaborative research grants. The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in a relevant subject.

This position is full time (35 hours per week). The post is available from 1st February 2017 and is a fixed-term appointment for 3 years.

Closing date: Friday, 13 January 2017

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Ake Fagereng, email:  FagerengA@cardiff.ac.uk

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Please note, new job announcements (usually) will be distributed to the GeoPRISMS Listserv on the 1st and 15th of each month.

 

AGU Town Halls of interest to the GeoPRISMS Community


Please see below for several town halls of interest to the GeoPRISMS Community taking place at AGU.

New Opportunities for Collaborative Marine Scientific Research in the Pacific and Indian Ocean with the Launch of New Global-Ocean-Class Research Vessel, Isabu

Monday, 12 December 2016: 12:30 – 13:30 | Moscone West, 2007

Future of Tectonics Report

Thurs 12/15, 12:30-1:30 pm | Moscone West 2011

And of course, don’t forget to join us for the GeoPRISMS Townhall Meeting and Community / Student Forum at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting! The event is open to all with interests in the GeoPRISMS Program and GeoPRISMS (or MARGINS) research. Come hear updates about the GeoPRISMS Program, the latest GeoPRISMS research projects & study areas, and ongoing GeoPRISMS research from student presenters.

Monday December 12 at 6:00 PM | The Park Central Hotel 50 Third Street – Franciscan Ballroom

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New Opportunities for Collaborative Marine Scientific Research in the Pacific and Indian Ocean with the Launch of New Global-Ocean-Class Research Vessel, Isabu

Monday, 12 December 2016: 12:30 – 13:30 (45 min. for talks plus 15 min. for Q&A tentatively)

Moscone West, 2007

In November 2016, Korea will unveil a new global-ocean-class research vessel, Isabu (a 5900-ton, the state-of-the-art vessel, 100-m long and 18-m wide, carrying 22 crews and 38 scientists for 60 days). The launch of R/V Isabu marks an important turning point in Korean marine scientific priorities, from top-down applied research to bottom-up basic scientific topics including global ocean circulation, tropical cyclone-ocean interaction, climate change, tropical oceanography, underwater volcanoes and earthquake-tsunami problems. While the government-led efforts will continue, this is the first time that opportunities have been given to the Korean academic community to utilize the research vessel more or less independently, supported by the new set of funding selected on scientific merits. In this town hall meeting, we would like to explain our long journey to this historic point and present our new commitment in global ocean research for new scientific discoveries and for the sustained growth of humanity and expansion of knowledge to the world community. Explanation on some new projects planned to begin in 2017 will be given as well as information on how to link up with the existing projects and propose new ones together with local scientists. Those with interest in the Pacific and Indian Ocean are welcomed.

Speakers: Sang-Mook Lee, Gi-Hoon Hong, Yun-Ho Lee, Sok Kuh Kang, SungHyun Nam

Lunch (sandwich) will be provided for the first 120 people.

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Future of Tectonics Report

Thurs 12/15, 12:30-1:30 pm

Moscone West 2011

Dear Colleagues,

Please join us for a town hall at AGU to learn about and participate in a community effort to draft a report on “Future Directions in Tectonics”. All members and fans of the tectonics community, broadly defined, are welcome.

The town hall is on Thursday December 15 in Moscone West 2011, 12:30-1:30 pm. Please join for as much of it as you can.

The goal of the town hall is to share the status, timeline, process, and goals of a community-wide effort to draft a report that will describe research opportunities and needs in the broad field of Tectonics.  The report, which will be completed by May in 2017, will communicate the goals, needs, and relevance of Tectonics research to funding agencies, colleagues, and non-specialist audiences.  It’s overarching goal will be to benefit the entire community while avoiding being prescriptive of any particular branch of Tectonics.  To do this it will: (1) identify some key challenges and opportunities for significant advances in this broad field; (2) define and prioritize the resources, technologies, partnerships, and infrastructure our community needs to make scientific progress; and (3) develop a vision to build and strengthen our community, including finding new ways to maximize the educational and societal benefits of our work and to communicate and enhance our impact.

 

The AGU town hall is one of several public forums and opportunities that will continue the conversation over the next few months (another Town Hall was held at GSA in September, followed by an online survey).  After a summary of the process and our progress to date we will ask you to participate in a focused group activity designed to gather input on what is needed to advance our community’s intellectual, educational and societal goals.

Please be part of this effort to advocate for our community!

You are invited to learn more and view an early draft framework for the report on our website: https://sgtfuturedirections.wordpress.com

You can also join our Listserv through the website.

Similar to GSA, following AGU we will be posting the Town Hall materials on the website, and will also follow up with an online survey advertised via email, the website and the Listserv.

Sincerely,

Writing co-chairs Kate Huntington (U of Washington) and Keith Klepeis (U of Vermont)

Job Posting: Faculty, Postdoc and JAMSTEC Scientist Positions


1) Postdoctoral Position – The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University

2) Two Faculty Positions Geophysics and Global Change Processes – Michigan State University
3) Tenure Track Assistant Professor Geodesy – California State University Northridge
4) Assistant Professor Geodynamics or Paleoclimate Modeling – University of Connecticut Center for Integrative Geosciences
5) International Faculty Cluster Hire in Geological Oceanography – College of Ocean and Earth Sciences, Xiamen University, China
6) Scientist or Technical Scientist – Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
7) Tenure-track Research Scientist Geology & Geophysics – Geology and Geophysics Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

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1) Postdoctoral Position – The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell University seeks a postdoctoral research associate to conduct research on earthquakes and fluids in Chile and Oklahoma. The postdoc will analyze data from a newly acquired dense “nodal” seismometer array over the 2016 Mw5.8 Pawnee earthquake aftershocks, and from new broadband deployments in Oklahoma and Chile. The postdoc will work at Cornell, supervised by Katie Keranen, and be funded through projects related to the fluids-earthquakes theme. In addition to analysis of the new datasets, the postdoc will participate in field servicing of instruments in both Chile and Oklahoma. A completed Ph.D. in geophysics or a related field is required, and field experience is helpful though not required. While the start date is negotiable, we prefer a start date early in 2017. The position is for one year and is renewable, contingent on funding and performance. Please send a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and the names of at least three professional references to: Katie Keranen, keranen@cornell.edu.  Cornell University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.

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2) Two Faculty Positions Geophysics and Global Change Processes – Michigan State University

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Michigan State University [MSU] is searching for two tenure-stream Assistant Professors starting Fall 2017. Exceptional candidates at Associate or Full Professor level will also be considered. Both positions include an enhanced level of flexible research funding from endowment resources.

Global Change Processes:

We seek a global change geoscientist focused on near-surface environments. Areas of emphasis could include sediment transport, the cryosphere, environmental geophysics, stable isotope geochemistry, geochronology, geobiology, and ocean/atmospheric circulation.

Geophysics:

We seek a geophysicist who will complement our current strengths in lower mantle dynamics, mineral physics, surface tectonics, and geochemistry. We especially encourage applicants with expertise in seismology.

Review of applications will begin on December 10, and continue until the positions are filled. Further details and instructions for applying can be found on jobs.msu.edu, posting 2591.

Please direct questions to Michael Gottfried at gottfrie@msu.edu, copied to eeshire@msu.edu. MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We endeavor to facilitate employment assistance to spouses or partners of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions.

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3) Tenure Track Assistant Professor Geodesy – California State University Northridge

The Department of Geological Sciences at California State University, Northridge invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in geodesy to study surface and/or subsurface Earth processes. We offer B.S., and M.S., degrees in Geology and in Geophysics. We seek an innovative geodesist with technical expertise in GPS, InSAR, LiDAR, radar altimetry, gravimetry or other geodetic methods. Candidates with research that complements our current research program are encouraged including but not limited to surface processes, sedimentology, geomorphology, climate, coseismic and interseismic fault physics, marine geology and geophysics, planetary geophysics, and crust and mantle scale tectonics. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous research program, which includes obtaining extramural funding, publishing peer-reviewed papers, and involving B.S. and M.S. students. The successful candidate is also expected to demonstrate teaching excellence and provide effective instruction to students of diverse backgrounds in a multicultural setting. Potential classes to be taught by the new hire include an undergraduate core course in Earth Systems or Plate Tectonics and Structure, general education courses, and elective offerings at the upper-division and/or graduate level in the candidate’s research specialty. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Experience in post-doctoral research and/or University-level lecture instruction is desirable.

Applicants should submit a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, a cover letter, CV, and the names and full contact information for three references,. Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged and should be sent to: geodesy@csun.edu. Materials can also be sent to: Geodesy Search Committee, Department of Geological Sciences, California State University Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8266. Review of applications will begin January 5, 2016. Priority will be given to applications received by this date, but the position remains open until filled. For additional information, see http://www.csun.edu/geology. The University is an EO/AA employer. The search committee will also be available to meet with interested applicants at AGU. Please contact Jennifer Cotton (jen.cotton@csun.edu) if you wish to schedule an appointment during the meeting.

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4) Assistant Professor Geodynamics or Paleoclimate Modeling – University of Connecticut Center for Integrative Geosciences

The Center for Integrative Geosciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek applicants with expertise in the broad area of computational/quantitative modeling of dynamic earth systems at regional to global scales. Areas of research may include, but are not limited to, deep-time paleoclimate and/or biogeochemical modeling; geodynamic modeling of solid Earth processes; and interactions between the mantle, surface topography, and climate. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through extramural funding and peer reviewed publications and share a deep commitment to effective instruction, diversity, service and outreach.

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position with an appointment in either the Physics or Geography Department and an anticipated start date of August 28, 2017. For a detailed list of position qualifications and application requirements, please see our complete job posting at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8441.  The University of Connecticut is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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5) International Faculty Cluster Hire in Geological Oceanography – College of Ocean and Earth Sciences, Xiamen University, China

The Department of Geological Oceanography (http://dgo.xmu.edu.cn) is expanding its international faculty with the addition of six (6) new positions planned for the second phase.  Already one of China’s top oceanography schools, the College (http://coe.xmu.edu.cn:82) aims to establish the Department of Geological Oceanography as a premier center in land-ocean interactions, sedimentary processes/records, and global change.  The ranks of the appointments are open, and are commensurate with the applicants’ qualifications and experience.

At this time, we seek highly qualified candidates in three complementary and synergistic areas of study:

Stratigraphy/Geophysics/Seafloor Imaging  – Two (2) positions are available in the general area are of seafloor imaging and subbottom profiling.  Although all qualified candidates in this area will be considered, we are especially interested in candidates who apply state-of-the-art seagoing surface and/or subbottom mapping tools and analysis skills to the investigation of coastal and continental margin environments.

Sediment Transport Dynamics – Two (2) positions are available in the general area of observational sediment transport.  We seek highly qualified candidates who use new and novel field approaches and tools to examine the flux and fate of terrestrial matter in and across continental margins, including rivers, estuaries, shelf and slope environments.

Numerical Modeling of Sediment Processes and Stratigraphy – Two (2) positions in numerical modeling are available in areas that support the observational program in land-ocean interaction and sedimentary records.  Examples of areas that are of particular interest include, but are not limited to: 3-D modeling of sediment transport and deposition/erosion, stratigraphic modeling, seabed diagenesis, surface processes/fluvial geomorphology.

We seek applicants with proven record or promise to contribute to the interdisciplinary research and teaching missions of the College. A Ph.D. degree is required at the time of appointment and in the case of a Chinese degree two years in an overseas postdoctoral position.

In conjunction with the State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science (http://mel.xmu.edu.cn/en/index.asp), the College has access to state-of-the-art instrumentation and offers internationally competitive compensation, start-up and relocation packages.  Special recruitment programs are available to exceptionally well-qualified candidates.  Xiamen University recently launched a 3600-ton (78 m) research vessel and is completing construction of a marine station for cutting-edge education and research in oceanography. XMU envisions the development of a world-class program in Geological Oceanography with focus on interdisciplinary studies of sediment processes and the sedimentary record in China’s diverse marginal seas.

Xiamen University, located along China’s SE coast, was founded in 1921 with the vision to become the leading international university in China (http://www.xmu.edu.cn/en/about/xmu_at_a_glance). Xiamen University has inter-university cooperative ties with over 270 institutions of higher education at home and abroad, including the establishment of a new campus in Malaysia (http://www.xmu.edu.my/a/5.html).

To apply email a cover letter, CV, contact information for 3-5 references, and a statement of research and teaching philosophy and goals to Dr. Steven A. Kuehl, Interim Chair, Department of Geological Oceanography (kuehl@xmu.edu.cn).  Applications will be considered beginning February 1, 2017, however the positions will remain open until filled.

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6) Scientist or Technical Scientist – Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)

Research and Development (R&D) Center for Ocean Drilling Science (ODS), JAMSTEC is soliciting applications for a few full-time TENURE-TRACK positions as Scientist or Technical Scientist. The successful applicants will be engaged in the third medium-term plan.

Details of the research at ODS can be found at http://www.jamstec.go.jp/ods/e/

Research Description

・Research and development on crustal dynamics and material circulation using information and samples derived from boreholes.

・Research and development on plate and magma generation and development.

・Research and development on the dynamics of Earth’s interior using drilling science.

Job Specification

As members of ODS, the successful applicants will conduct research and development to create a new scientific field using information and samples derived from boreholes. ODS is pioneering research and development to establish the field of borehole informatics, a new scientific approach with the goal of understanding the dynamic nature of Earth phenomena by integrating various subsurface information.

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7) Tenure-track Research Scientist Geology & Geophysics – Geology and Geophysics Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

The Geology and Geophysics Department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) invites outstanding candidates to apply for a full-time, tenure-track position in the area of High-temperature Geochemistry/Petrology with an emphasis on metamorphic and/or igneous processes. We are seeking candidates whose research has broad applications to global geochemical cycles at convergent and divergent margins, and complements existing strengths in isotope geochemistry, experimental petrology, geophysics, and marine geology. Candidates whose research interests involve development of and/or innovative use of our existing analytical strengths in mass spectrometry (such as SIMS and MC-ICPMS) and/or field-based research are especially encouraged to apply. We seek to hire at the Assistant Scientist level but exceptional candidates will be considered for appointment at more senior levels.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree, postdoctoral experience, and a record of scientific research publications in scholarly journals. WHOI scientific staff members are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program. They have the opportunity to advise graduate students and teach courses in the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography and Oceanographic Engineering (www.whoi.edu/jointprogram ). Opportunities for interdisciplinary research exist through collaboration with the other science departments (Applied Ocean Science and Engineering, Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, Biology, and Physical Oceanography; www.whoi.edu/main/departments-centers-labs) and WHOI’s Marine Policy Center (www.whoi.edu/main/mpc), as well as with researchers in the broader Woods Hole scientific community. Members of the WHOI’s Scientific Staff are expected to provide for their salaries from grants and contracts, but the Institution provides salary support when no other funding is available as well as significant internal funding for developing innovative research. Candidates hired at the junior level will receive an initial appointment for four years with salary guaranteed. Female and minority applicants are particularly encouraged to apply. WHOI is sensitive to the issues of dual career scientists and will work with applicants to identify and explore available options. WHOI’s benefits package includes vacation time, an employer contribution retirement plan, medical and dental plans, child-care subsidy, flexible scheduling, and family illness days.

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online; please visit http://jobs.whoi.edu and respond to Job Reference 16-11-09. Applications should include, as a single pdf document, a CV, a 3-page research statement that clearly describes your research interests, names and contact information of four references, and copies of up to three relevant publications.

Review of applications will begin on 1 February 2017.

WHOI is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). We are sensitive to the issues of dual career candidates and we will work with applicants to address them. Please visit HERC – for more information.

WHOI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans/M/F. We encourage Veterans and those with Disabilities to apply. Applications are reviewed confidentially. Applicants that require accommodation in the job application process are encouraged to contact us at (508) 289-2253 or email eeo@whoi.edu for assistance.

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Please note, new job announcements (usually) will be distributed to the GeoPRISMS Listserv on the 1st and 15th of each month.

GeoPRISMS Townhall and Community/Student Forum at AGU


Join us for the GeoPRISMS Townhall Meeting and Community / Student Forum at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting!

When: AGU Fall Meeting 2016 – Monday December 12 at 6:00 PM

Where: The Park Central Hotel (formerly Westin Market Street) 50 Third Street – Franciscan Ballroom

The event is open to all with interests in the GeoPRISMS Program and GeoPRISMS (or MARGINS) research. Come hear updates about the GeoPRISMS Program, the latest GeoPRISMS research projects & study areas, and ongoing GeoPRISMS research from student presenters.

* A short formal session (starting at 6:30PM) will include a welcome and opening remarks from the GeoPRISMS Chair Demian Saffer and updates from NSF Program Directors Jenn Wade and Maurice Tivey.

* Shuoshuo Han (UT Austin) will provide a summary of her ongoing research on Sediment consolidation at the Cascadia margin deformation front and its impact on shallow megathrust slip behavior.

* James Gaherty (LDEO, Columbia University) will present a report on field research conduted on rifting processes from unique onshore/offshore geophysical and geochemical datasets in the Northern Malawi (Nyasa) Rift

* Tobias Fischer (University of New Mexico) will provide a summary of the Theoretical and Experimental Institute for the Rift Initiation and Evolution Initiative that will be held in February 2017.

Student entrants for the GeoPRISMS Prize for Outstanding Student Presentations are also invited to display their AGU posters (or poster versions of their AGU talks) and discuss their research with event participants. This will be a great opportunity for students to share their results further and to interact with a wide spectrum of GeoPRISMS scientists.

There will be ample time to mingle and refreshments will be available. Among those present will be Demian Saffer (GeoPRISMS Chair), members of the GeoPRISMS Steering and Oversight Committee, and Program Directors for GeoPRISMS from the National Science Foundation.

We hope to see you there!

The GeoPRISMS Office

Last day to register: GeoPRISMS Mini-Workshops at AGU Fall Meeting 2016


Register now to attend one or more GeoPRISMS Mini-Workshops at AGU Fall Meeting 2016

Registration Deadline: November 28, 2016
All mini-workshops are free of charge and open to all. However, attendance and food may be limited so register early for fullest consideration. For more information and registration visit the GeoPRISMS website at: http://geoprisms.org/agu2016-registration/
 
* EarthScope-type Canadian Cordillera Seismic Array and GPS Network
Sunday December 11, 2016, 8am – 1pm, Grand Hyatt Union Square 36th Floor
> More info
* Volcanoes in Extensional and Compressional Settings
Sunday December 11, 2016, 1:30pm – 5pm, Grand Hyatt Union Square 36th Floor
> More info

Questions? Contact the GeoPRISMS Office at info@geoprisms.org

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EarthScope-type Canadian Cordillera Seismic Array and GPS Network
Sunday December 11, 2016, 8am – 1pm, Grand Hyatt Union Square 36th Floor
Conveners:
     Rick Aster (Colorado State)
     Roy Hyndman (Pacific Geoscience Centre)
     Pascal Audet (University of Ottawa)
     Katherine Boggs (Mount Royal University)
     Julie Elliott (Purdue)
     Michael Schmidt
     Derek Schutt (Colorado State)

Dear Colleagues,

As you begin to make plans for AGU, we encourage you to consider attending our GeoPRISMS mini-workshop on an “EarthScope-type Canadian Cordillera Seismic Land and GPS Network,” from 8am-1pm on Sunday. This is a rapidly evolving topic, and we wish to discuss a new initiative called the CCArray, which would be a land/sea instrument deployment that bridges the GeoPRISMS focus areas in the Gulf of Alaska and Cascadia and links to the Earthscope Transportable Array and Amphibious Array instruments in the Yukon and Lower 48 States.
Our workshop will discuss science targets, potential funding sources, and present the results of several workshops and whitepapers. We will include short keynote talks and encourage vigorous community discussion.
Best regards,
Rick Aster (Colorado State), Roy Hyndman (Pacific Geoscience Centre), Pascal Audet (University of Ottawa), Katherine Boggs (Mount Royal University), Julie Elliott (Purdue), Michael Schmidt, Derek Schutt (Colorado State)

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Volcanoes in Extensional and Compressional Settings
Sunday December 11, 2016, 1:30pm – 5pm, Grand Hyatt Union Square 36th Floor
Conveners:
     Cindy Ebinger (Rochester)
     Christelle Wauthier (PSU)
     Cliff Thurber (Wisconsin)
     Maya Tolstoy (LDEO)
     Einat Lev (LDEO)
     James Muirhead (Syracuse)
     Josef Dufek (Georgia Tech)

Understanding the interaction between magmatism/volcanism and tectonics at plate boundaries calls for communication and collaboration between many disciplines, including geochemistry, geodesy, seismology, geodynamics, and volcanology, and between groups that traditionally focus on different plate boundaries. The GeoPRISMS mini-workshop “Volcanoes in Extensional and Compressional Settings,” to be held in conjunction with AGU the Fall Meeting, aims to foster new connections and collaborations through a focus on break-out discussions of recent findings, open questions, and potential for comparative studies of volcanism at different tectonic settings.

GeoPRISMS Newsletter Available: Fall 2016


Click the banner to read the Fall 2016 issue of the GeoPRISMS newsletter

The Fall 2016 GeoPRISMS newsletter is now available online

This edition include:

  • Welcome | from GeoPRISMS Chair Demian Saffer
  • Science Report | Investigating mantle controls on volcano spacing along the East African Rift System
  • Report from the Field | HOBITSS: Hikurangi Ocean Bottom Investigation of Tremor and Slow Slip
  • Workshop Report | Subduction Zone Observatory
Plus
  • Message from NSF
  • Funding Opportunities for GeoPRISMS-Related Proposals
  • GeoPRISMS Data Portal Status Report
  • GeoPRISMS activities at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting
  • Distinguished Lectureship Program 2016-2017

Please note this issue is only available in electronic version. Download your copy at: http://geoprisms.org/newsletters/

The GeoPRISMS Office

Questions? Email info@geoprisms.org

REMINDER: GeoPRISMS Photo Contest – submit your photo before Nov 28


Share what your GeoPRISMS-related research looks like with the GeoPRISMS Community, whether you are working in the field, or in the lab. Submit your picture at info@geoprisms.org before November 28!

The winner of the contest will be announced at the GeoPRISMS Townhall Meeting at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting and will receive a framed print of the photo. The winner’s photo will be highlighted on the GeoPRISMS Website and in the Spring Issue of the GeoPRISMS Newsletter.

The GeoPRISMS Photo Contest is open to anyone whose research is related to GeoPRISMS. The submitted photo should be focused on the entrant’s research, and must be related to the GeoPRISMS Science and Objectives.

What should be submitted:
  • Contest limited to one photo per entrant
  • A complete and accurate caption (max 100 words)
  • Entrant’s personal information
  • A completed and signed release form

All information and release form should be sent in an email along with the photograph to info@geoprisms.org with the subject header “GeoPRISMS Photo Contest” before November 28, 2016

For more information about the contest and guidelines, please visit the GeoPRISMS website at: http://geoprisms.org/geoprisms-photo-contest/

LAST CALL: 2017 GeoPRISMS Theoretical & Experimental Institute for the RIE Initiative


Deadline to apply to the 2017 Theoretical & Experimental Institute for the RIE Initiative is today November 21!

The Theoretical and Experimental Institute (TEI) for the Rift Initiation and Evolution (RIE) initiative is now open for applications. The TEI will be held over three full days from February 8-10, 2017 and is intended to summarize progress and recent scientific advances related to the RIE initiative, and to identify high-priority science for future GeoPRISMS RIE efforts. (Please see the Science and Implementation plan available at http://geoprisms.org/research/science-plan/). Applicants do not need to have worked on projects funded by GeoPRISMS. We expect a broad and diverse audience drawn from domestic and international research communities, including graduate students and early career scientists, who are interested in the initiation and evolution of rifts.

Funding

The TEI is funded by the National Science Foundation through the GeoPRISMS Office at The Pennsylvania State University. There is no registration fee. We will be able to cover most on-site expenses (venue costs, hotel expenses based on double occupancy, and breakfast & lunch) for approximately 80 participants. Most participants will have to cover their travel to and from the meeting; partial funding for travel is available for students and postdocs. We will not be able to provide dinners on-site, but there are several restaurants nearby. Confirmed participants whose on-site expenses are covered are expected to arrive on Tuesday evening and leave on Saturday morning.

Organizing Committee

Tobias Fischer (University of New Mexico), Donna Shillington (LDEO/Columbia University), Estella Atekwana (Oklahoma State University), Rebecca Bendick (University of Montana), Juliet Biggs (University of Bristol), Esteban Gazel (Virginia Tech), Liz Hajek (Pennsylvania State University), Luc Lavier (University of Texas, Austin). Ex officio: Demian Saffer (GeoPRISMS Office/Pennsylvania State University).

Important Dates

October 4: Applications are invited via the meeting webpage at : http://geoprisms.org/tei-rie-2017/
November 21: Application deadline
December 9: Successful applicants are invited to confirm participation
December 22: Deadline for confirmation of attendance
Late January: Final meeting agenda is released

Location

The Hotel Albuquerque in Albuquerque, NM (http://www.hotelabq.com). The hotel is located 8 miles from Albuquerque airport. Cab service is available.

Student and Postdoc symposium

On Tuesday before the TEI we will hold a student and postdoc symposium which will feature short presentations by attendees and discussion with the conveners and NSF program managers. The symposium runs from 1:00 – 5:00 and will be followed at 5:00 – 7:00 by student posters and cash bar. We encourage all students and postdocs to attend and to arrange their travel accordingly, after confirmation of attendance.

Draft agenda

A draft of the agenda is now available online at: http://geoprisms.org/tei-rie-2017/

Planned Sessions

Rift evolution from initiation to post rift architecture
Magmatism and Volatile Exchanges
Faulting and Strain
Climate and surface processes
Geohazards at rifts and rifted margins
Geodynamics of rifting

Saturday: Field trip to Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

We will organize an optional field trip to the nearby (~1 hour drive from Albuquerque) Kasha-Katuwe National Monument in the Jemez Volcanic field to look at pyroclastic volcanic deposits and get an overview of the Rio Grande Rift. This trip will involve some light hiking. There will be no additional cost for participating in the trip. In the event of too much snow cover in the Jemez Mountains, we will organize a trip to the Zuni-Bandera volcanic field (~ 1.5 hours from Albuquerque). We will return to Albuquerque by 5 pm.

GeoMapApp: Western US webinar and AGU Lunch

GeoMapApp is a free, map-based data discovery and analysis program that is widely-used across the geosciences for research and education.

We are excited to announce two upcoming GeoMapApp events:

1) GeoMapApp webinar on the Western US
Date: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016.
Time: Webinar begins at 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific)

In this webinar we will focus upon terrestrial data sets for the western US including Cascadia. Example data sets will include high-resolution land elevations; seismic tomography and subducting slab depth; volcano and earthquake catalogues; EarthChem geochemistry data; PACES gravity anomalies; MIDAS vertical deformation, and geology maps. The enhanced Save Session functionality and data import capabilities of GeoMapApp will also be shown. The webinar is expected to last about 30 minutes.

2) GeoMapApp User Lunch at AGU
Date: Wednesday, December 14th, 2016.
Time: 12:30 – 1:30pm
Location: Near the Moscone Center – Room details to be finalised.

Attendance is limited to the first 40 people to sign up.

In order to update our users on new directions and to provide an opportunity for questions and suggestions, we invite people with experience of GeoMapApp to join us for a GeoMapApp User Lunch at the Fall AGU meeting. Graduate students, post-docs and faculty are encouraged to attend. Free pizza will be served. Seating is limited to 40 attendees – sign up soon to claim a place! Once finalised, room details will be sent to the first 40 registered people.

The IEDA-GeoMapApp Team

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

Job Posting: Faculty & Postdoc Positions


1) Faculty Position in Stratigraphy and Earth History – University of California Los Angeles

2) Assistant Professor in Geodesy – Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oregon

3) Assistant Professors in geophysics, geochemisty, sedimentology/stratigraphy, structural geology, economic geology, hydrology/hydrogeology, climate/oceanography – The School of Geological Sciences and Engineering at Yachay Tech, Ecuador

4) Tenure-track faculty position Geophysics and Geodynamics – The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Rochester

5) Associate Professor or Professorship of Solid Earth Geoscience – Dept of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford

6) Associate Professor or Professorship of Geophysics – Dept of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford

7) 18 CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowships Early Career Researchers in Deep Earth Imaging – Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia

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1) Faculty Position in Stratigraphy and Earth History – University of California Los Angeles

The Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences seeks applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty appointment in the general area of Earth history and Earth’s past environments, as informed by the stratigraphic record. Applications for all levels will be considered. We seek a candidate who integrates field observations with state-of-the-art analytical and/or numerical methods. Areas of specialization include, but are not limited to, early Earth history, stratigraphic analysis, sedimentology, geochronology, petrology, quantitative methods, numerical modeling of sedimentary processes, and paleoenvironmental analysis.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in the geosciences or a related field. Submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, statement of research and teaching interests, names and contact information of three referees, and a cover letter addressing how your experience fits the job description at:https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02628 . Questions regarding this position can be directed to earthhistory@epss.ucla.edu. The position will remain open until filled but, to ensure review, applications should be filed by December 1, 2016.

The University of California Los Angeles and the Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equity and diversity. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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2) Assistant Professor in Geodesy – Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oregon

The Department of Earth Sciences (formerly Geological Sciences) at the University of Oregon invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position commencing Fall 2017 with a focus on the use of geodetic techniques to study surface and subsurface Earth processes. We seek a dynamic scientist who investigates one or more areas related to change detection of geologic and environmental processes. Techniques may include GPS, InSAR, terrestrial, airborne, or satellite LiDAR, radar altimetry, gravity, or other methods. We are particularly interested in candidates who study natural hazards, cryospheric processes, tectonics, geomorphology, or hydrogeology. Expectations for the position include: 1) establishing an active, externally funded research program, 2) supervising and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, and 3) teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels that contribute to and expand our core and major curriculum. Competitive candidates will complement existing strengths that include: surface processes, fault mechanics, coastal oceanography, and cryosphere processes, as well as major departmental initiatives in volcanology and earthquake early warning.

The application process requires candidates to submit a current CV, research statement (2 page limit), teaching statement (2 page limit), and a statement of contributions to diversity (1 page limit), as well as contact information for at least three references. Minimum requirements at the time of appointment include completion of a PhD from an accredited institution in geosciences, physics, engineering, or a related field with a demonstrated research record in geodesy. Review of applications will begin after Nov. 15, 2016, and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Inquiries can be directed to: uogeodesy@gmail.com

Candidates with experience serving the needs of diverse populations are strongly desired.

More information about our department can be found at: http://earthsciences.uoregon.edu/

Applications can be submitted at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7498

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the

ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

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3) Assistant Professors in geophysics, geochemisty, sedimentology/stratigraphy, structural geology, economic geology, hydrology/hydrogeology, climate/oceanography – The School of Geological Sciences and Engineering at Yachay Tech, Ecuador

The School of Geological Sciences and Engineering at Yachay Tech invites applications for tenure-track assistant professors in the following fields: geophysics, geochemisty, sedimentology/stratigraphy, structural geology, economic geology, hydrology/hydrogeology, climate/oceanography.

Yachay Tech faculty will develop active research programs, direct PhD students, involve undergraduate students in collaborative research projects, and teach (in English) undergraduate and graduate courses in their fields of specialty.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information for three references to Maria del Carmen Alvarado (malvarado@yachaytech.edu.ec), assistant to the Dean.  Employment will begin as early as March 2017.

Yachay Tech is a public, research-intensive university, located in the Inter-Andean valley of Ecuador about two hours north of Quito.  Since opening in March 2014, the undergraduate student population has grown to a total of approximately 1000 undergraduates.  Our School is only one-year old but already has a diverse, international, dynamic faculty of 11 full-time, PhD scientists.  We are in the process of developing the first geosciences doctoral program in Ecuador.

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4) Tenure-track faculty position Geophysics and Geodynamics – The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Rochester

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Rochester invites applications for a tenure-track position in the broad field of geophysics and geodynamics.  We anticipate hiring at the Assistant Professor level but exceptional candidates at the Associate and Full Professor level will be given full consideration.  We are interested in dynamic educators and researchers who use experimental, computational and/or field approaches in their research and can establish externally funded, internationally recognized research programs that involve graduate students. The field of specialization is open, but preference will be given to individuals who can offer a research and teaching program that complements and expands upon our existing strengths in solid Earth processes and climate science.  See http://www.ees.rochester.edu for more information about the Department’s strengths in geochemistry, geophysics, tectonics, and climate science. We also encourage interdisciplinary applicants who can bridge the gap between traditional Earth Science and planetary science, as well as applicants who can utilize other outstanding research facilities at the University, including the Laboratory for Laser Energetics http://www.lle.rochester.edu and the Goergen Center for Data Sciences https://www.rochester.edu/data-science/.

The University of Rochester is a highly ranked research university, and the Rochester area’s cultural, educational, and recreational assets frequently place it among the best places to live, work, and raise a family in the United States.  Applicants should submit materials via:  https://www.rochester.edu/faculty-recruiting   Materials include a curriculum vitae, select reprints, statements of research and teaching goals, and the names and contact information of four references. The review of applications will begin December 31 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred start date for the position is July 1 2018.  The University of Rochester, an equal opportunity employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

EOE / Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled

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5) Associate Professor or Professorship of Solid Earth Geoscience – Dept of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford

From: £45,562 p.a. plus additional benefits, including free accommodation in college or a housing allowance of £8,342 p.a.

We seek to appoint an Associate Professor of Solid Earth Geoscience from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will work at the Department of Earth Sciences and will hold a Tutorial Fellowship at Worcester College. The appointment will be initially for 5 years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the postholder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age.

We welcome applications from scientists working in all aspects of the solid earth sciences including solid-earth geophysics, igneous processes or petrology, planetary geology, and mineralogy. The successful applicant will have a doctorate in earth sciences or a related subject. They will have evidence of substantial research accomplishment and potential in a field of solid-earth geoscience, have the ability to teach effectively at undergraduate and graduate level, have excellent interpersonal skills necessary for teaching and an ability to attract research funding. The main duties of the post are to carry out research at an international level, and to teach, supervise and examine undergraduate and postgraduate students. The appointee will be a Fellow of Worcester College and will have responsibility for the teaching and organisation of earth sciences within the College. This post is advertised at the same time as a second Associate Professorship of Geophysics at St. Cross College.

The application procedure is detailed within the further particulars. Enquiries about the application procedure should be addressed to the Department HR Manager, Emma Smith (emma.smith@earth.ox.ac.uk). Enquiries about the post should be addressed to the Head of Department, Professor Gideon Henderson at: gideon.henderson@earth.ox.ac.uk or telephone: 01865 282123.

Salary will be on the combined College and University scale from £45,562 p.a., plus additional benefits, including free accommodation in college or a housing allowance of £8,342 p.a.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 16 December 2016. Interviews will be held on Monday 6 February 2017 in Oxford.

The Department of Earth Sciences is a member of the Athena SWAN Charter and holds a departmental Bronze Athena SWAN award. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Contact Person : Emma Smith

Contact Phone : 01865 272030

Contact Email : emma.smith@earth.ox.ac.uk

Vacancy ID : 126027

Closing Date : 16-Dec-2016

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6) Associate Professor or Professorship of Geophysics – Dept of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford

From: £45,562 p.a. plus additional benefits as detailed below. Allowance of £2,626 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title

We seek to appoint an Associate Professor of Geophysics from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will work at the Department of Earth Sciences and hold a Non Tutorial Fellowship at St Cross College. The appointment will be initially for five years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the post holder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age.

We welcome applications from scientists working in all aspects of Geophysics including earth-observation, the cryosphere, planetary geophysics, and crustal processes. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in geophysics or a related subject. They will have evidence of substantial research accomplishment and potential in the broad field of geophysics, have the ability to teach effectively at undergraduate and graduate level, have excellent interpersonal skills necessary for teaching and an ability to attract research funding. The main duties of the post are to carry out research at an international level and to teach, supervise and examine undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The application procedure is detailed within the further particulars. Enquiries about the application procedure should be addressed to the Department HR Manager, Emma Smith (emma.smith@earth.ox.ac.uk). Enquiries about the post should be addressed to the Head of Department, Professor Gideon Henderson at: gideon.henderson@earth.ox.ac.uk or telephone: 01865 282123.

The salary will be on a scale currently from £45,562 p.a.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 16 December 2016. Interviews will be held on Thursday 2 February 2017 in Oxford.

The Department of Earth Sciences is a member of the Athena SWAN Charter and holds a departmental Bronze Athena SWAN award. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Contact Person : Emma Smith

Contact Phone : 01865 272030

Contact Email : emma.smith@earth.ox.ac.uk

Vacancy ID : 126026

Closing Date : 16-Dec-2016

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7) 18 CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowships Early Career Researchers in Deep Earth Imaging – Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia

• Develop innovative concepts and tools to image Earth’s structure and its resources

• Launch your professional career in a collaborative multi-disciplinary science environment

• Pursue strategic research at CSIRO, Australia’s leading science and technology organisation.

Launch your Postdoctoral career, extend your professional network and greatly enhance your future in science and technology, while solving some of Australia’s most important strategic resource issues. CSIRO’s Deep Earth Imaging is one of six new Future Science Platforms and it offers opportunity for emerging scientists in a range of interrelated disciplines to pursue collaborative and independent research as part of a multi-disciplinary, international geoscience research team.

We seek 18 early career specialists from a range of geo-science related fields, including geophysics, geochemistry, geology, data analytics, visualisation, machine learning, applied mathematics and applied physics. As a member of the Platform team you will work with CSIRO scientists and engineers to develop new earth imaging methods with a specific emphasis on accurate subsurface imaging, natural resource prediction and targeting and uncertainty quantification. Together we will build the next generation of earth imaging tools using high performance computing infrastructure and cloud technologies to guide future exploration, discovery and management of Australia’s mineral, energy and water resources.

Successful candidates will:

• Conduct top quality innovative research as part of a collaborative team working on one or more of four interrelated themes:

• Geophysical modelling and simulation;

• Geoscience knowledge integration;

• Uncertainty reduction;

• High performance computing and large scale cloud services;

• Effectively communicate their research internally and externally;

• Build innovative solutions to strategic problems of resource discovery and management;

• Develop pathways for application and commercialisation of new intellectual property.

Location: Australia [Kensington WA (up to 16 positions) and Adelaide SA (up to 2 positions)]

Salary: AU$78k to AU$89k plus up to 15.4% super

Reference Number: 28221

Term: 3 years

To be successful you will have:

1. A doctoral degree (PhD) in geoscience or a related and Platform-relevant discipline e.g. geology, geophysics, geochemistry, data analytics, visualisation, machine learning, applied mathematics and/or applied physics. (Candidates nearing PhD completion are encouraged to apply.)

2. Demonstrated capacity to conduct innovative research, preferably across teams.

3. Skill in scientific problem solving relevant to the exploration and management of subsurface natural resources.

4. Evidence of high quality written and oral communication ability demonstrated by reports, publications and presentations.

Please note: To be eligible for these Postdoctoral Fellowships candidates must have three years postdoctoral experience, or less.

For further information view the Position Details document here: POSITION DETAILS   or email dei_fsp@csiro.au

About CSIRO

At the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world.  We imagine. We collaborate. We innovate.  Find out more www.csiro.au

About the Future Science Platforms and the Deep Earth Imaging Future Science Platform

Future Science Platforms (FSPs) are a major new CSIRO initiative and are multi-year investments in frontier science that will help reinvent and create new industries for Australia. In the future Australia’s minerals, energy and water resources will come from far greater depths in the earth and from deep offshore sources. Our ability to find and exploit these resources is limited by the deep and complex cover of sediments and weather material that covers 80% of Australia’s exposed land mass. Deep Earth Imaging science will help us precisely image subsurface rock properties to unlock the potential of this vast and relatively under-explored area.

Apply on-line at:  https://jobs.csiro.au/job/Perth%2C-WA-CSIRO-Postdoctoral-Fellowships-Early-Career-Researchers-in-Deep-Earth-Imaging/373546900/

Applications close, December 4th 2016.

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Please note, new job announcements (usually) will be distributed to the GeoPRISMS Listserv on the 1st and 15th of each month.