Job Opening

Postdoc position in seismology

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Posted: 07/16/2021

Open Until: 10/22/2021

A research position in seismology is available in the Department of Geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a preferred start date between September 1 and November 1, 2021. The position is a full-time, 1-year appointment as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate, with the opportunity of continuation for a second year. The successful applicant will be able to participate in several on-going projects, involving microearthquake analysis for a geothermal site, joint seismic tomography and wavefield simulation applied to areas of California, and analysis of distributed acoustic sensing array data. The expected starting salary is in the range $51,000 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. Applicants should submit a resume, statement of research interests and experience in relation to the above projects, a possible start date, and names and email addresses 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.

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