Job Opening


University of Wisconsin-Madison

Posted: 05/13/2017

Open Until: 10/01/2017

A research position in seismology is anticipated to be available in the Department of Geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, beginning in summer or fall 2017. The position is a full-time 1-year appointment, with the opportunity of continuation, as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate. The successful applicant will participate in two or more projects involving seismic tomography and ambient noise. The expected starting salary is in the range $50,000 to $54,000, depending on qualifications and experience. The position is most appropriate for candidates not more than 2 years past the Ph.D. Completion of all Ph.D. requirements is necessary at the time of appointment.

The starting date for the position is somewhat flexible, but preferably between August 1 and November 1, 2017. Applicants should submit a resume, statement of research interests and experience, and names of three references via email to 


or via mail to

Professor Clifford Thurber
Department of Geoscience
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1215 W. Dayton St.
Madison, WI 53706

Screening of applications will begin as they are received; the position will remain open until filled.

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.


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