Job Opening

Postdoctoral Research Position in Seismology

Colorado School of Mines

Posted: 09/28/2018

Open Until: 01/01/2019

Institution: Colorado School of Mines
Open Until: 2019-01-01

Global & Computational Seismology group at the Department of Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines, is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work on a recently funded AFRL (Air Force Research Laboratory) project on constructing high-resolution seismic models of the Middle East region. The project aims to combine waveforms with arrival times in adjoint inversions based on 3D wave simulations to improve data coverage in the study area. The project will be carried out in close collaboration with Université Côte d’Azur and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The position is initially for one year with a possibility of extension to a second year upon a satisfactory progress. 

Requirements: The candidates must have a PhD degree in seismology, geophysics, applied mathematics or related fields. Experience in numerical methods, large-scale HPC simulations, seismic data (earthquake waveforms and ISC data) & processing and seismic imaging is preferable. The successful candidate is also expected to have good communicational (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills for collaborative work. 

Application Procedure: Please apply online at . 

To apply for the position, please send a cover letter stating your background and research interests, full CV including the publication list and the contact information of three references. 

The position is available immediately. Application reviews will be on a continuous basis until the position is filled. Questions and requests for further information about the position can be emailed to Prof. Ebru Bozdag (bozdag<at> 

About Mines: Mines is a unique institution of applied science and engineering with a global reputation for excellence in programs such as Geophysics, focusing on the earth, energy, and the environment. Located in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains in Golden, Mines is just minutes away from Boulder and Denver, offering a unique combination of mountain living coupled with large-city amenities (see and With USGS offices located on, and near to, campus and several world-class government and private research institutions close by, Mines provides many opportunities for multidisciplinary research collaborations 

Compensation: Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Mines also provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health insurance, dependent tuition benefits, parental leave policies and dependent care assistance through a flexible spending plan. 

Diversity Commitment: Mines is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and recognizes that diversity is crucial to its pursuit of excellence in education and research. Mines is committed to developing students, faculty, and staff that have differing perspectives, backgrounds, talents, and needs and to creating an environment that is diverse in ideas, that fosters energizing and enlightening debates, that leads to deeper commitments, and that results in a host of educational, research, and service outcomes. As such, Mines will give special consideration to minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and who possess a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. 


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