Job Opening

Postdoctoral position at Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (SIO)

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Posted: 12/20/2018

Open Until: 03/11/2019

Postdoctoral position at Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (SIO)

Postdoctoral Scholar Position
Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA

Early onset postseismic deformation

The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography has an opening for a postdoctoral scholar. The candidate will work with other researchers, graduate students and programmers on a NASA-funded project, “The early phases of the crustal deformation/earthquake cycle from GNSS and complementary Earth observation datasets: Implications for earthquake and tsunami hazards.” The objective is to improve our understanding of the underlying physics of crustal deformation and the earthquake cycle, focusing on early onset postseismic deformation, through models of time-dependent fault zone processes.

Candidates should have demonstrated experience in modeling crustal deformation with the potential for independent, creative research. Proficiency in high-level computer programming and visualization is an advantage.

Candidates are required to have completed the PhD degree prior to taking up the appointment.

The position is now open for a one-year period, with an option for an additional one-year, dependent on funding and performance. It includes a minimum stipend of $52,896 plus benefits (higher for applicants with postdoc experience). Appointees are eligible for health insurance through UC San Diego.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please e-mail a CV, two references and a letter of research interests to

Yehuda Bock
Distinguished Researcher
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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