Job Opening

PhD opportunity in Geophysics

University of Rhode Island, United States

Posted: 07/07/2022

Open Until: 01/15/2023

The Graduate School of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island is seeking for a motivated PhD student in the field of geophysics, funded by NSF grants. The research projects will focus on earthquake physics and seafloor geodesy involving numerical simulation, data analysis, and machine learning. The candidate should have a B.S. degree in geophysics, earth sciences, physics, or other related fields. Experience in data analysis and programming is preferred. Applicant is encouraged to contact Matt Wei ( before apply. More details about potential research projects can be found at

The application deadline is November 15, 2022 for spring 2023 enrollment and January 15, 2023 for fall 2023 enrollment. Interested students should submit their application at

GRE is no longer required. The online Duolingo English test is an acceptable alternative to TOEFL/IELTS for international students that English is not their native language.

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