Now Hiring: Postdoctoral Researcher- seismology and Earth structure
The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Northwestern University has an opening for a Postdoctoral Researcher in the field of seismology and Earth structure. The position is available for two years. As this postdoc, you will primarily work on a collaborative research project to jointly invert different types of geophysical data for models of Earth structure that can accurately predict regional wave propagation. The primary region of interest is South Asia, but applications to other regions can be considered.
The successful applicant will collect, analyze, and evaluate different types of seismic data, program computers at a variety of levels, communicate her/his process and results in different environments, use computers to visualize data and results, and solve problems on a near-daily basis. A solid knowledge of and interest in seismology, applied math, and geodynamics is required. Ideally the postdoc will also utilize Northwestern’s or the Department’s parallel computing facilities and co-develop applications that facilitate research, as well as interact with and co-advise student researchers.
Applications should include a statement of research accomplishments and development interests, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Applications should be submitted by September 3, 2012 per e-mail and US Postal Service at the address below. A Ph.D. degree is required by the time of the appointment. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Members of historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please send inquiries and applications to: Professor Suzan van der Lee, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, 1850 Campus Dr. Evanston, IL 60208, USA, email: email@example.com.