Job Opening

Postdoctoral position and PhD

University of Otago

Posted: 11/03/2022

Open Until: 01/07/2023

We seek motivated individuals with a background in statistical or computational modelling of earthquake or slow slip events and a strong academic record to participate in a collaborative and international research programme. Research projects will utilize computational or statistical techniques to acquire a complete catalogue of slow slip events (SSEs) and seismic swarms on and around New Zealand’s Hikurangi subduction margin and investigate the occurrence patterns of these events. Further details and information on how to apply can be found here:

https://www.stats.otago.ac.nz/webdata/resources/ting_wang/Student_projects/Postdoc_and_PhD_position_Ads.pdf

The successful applicants will be working with Associate Professor Ting Wang (University of Otago), Professor Mark Stirling (University of Otago), Dr Laura Wallace (GNS Science), Dr Calum Chamberlain (Victoria University of Wellington), Professor Mark Bebbington (Massey University), and Dr Matt Gerstenberger (GNS Science).

Research topics for the postdoctoral and PhD positions will include:
-    Detection of slow slip events and their occurrence patterns
-    Earthquake detection and identification of seismic swarms
-    Stochastic modelling of seismic swarms

We offer two positions beginning as early as January 2023:
•    one two-year postdoctoral fellow position
•    one three-year PhD position

How to Apply

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