Job Opening

Magnetotellurics Specialist/Staff Scientist

IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center

Posted: 02/04/2022

Open Until: 07/31/2022

IRIS PASSCAL seeks a Magnetotellurics Specialist to lead our nascent MT support program at the PASSCAL instrument Center at New Mexico Tech. You will join a team of 35 staff supporting geophysical research globally.

Core responsibility is to support magnetotelluric equipment pool at IRIS PASSCAL. Support will include: equipment testing and maintenance; coordinating equipment use; data archiving support; user training; and fieldwork. The Magnetotelluric Specialist will also be responsible for developing training and use documentation emphasizing best practices.

Bachelor's degree - Area of study: Geophysics or related science and 3 years directly applicable. Or, Master's degree - Area of study: Geophysics or related science required. UNIX/Linux systems required. Scripting language desired. Time-series data formats required. Familiarity with MT instrumentation and/or MT field experience required. Familiarity with MT theory and response functions required. miniSEED data format desired. Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.


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