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Two Postdoctoral Associate Positions in Seismology

SUSTech, China

Posted: 06/30/2021

Open Until: 09/05/2021

Two Postdoctoral Associate Positions in Seismology
Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

The Earth and Space Sciences department at SUSTech is looking for two postdoctoral researchers in seismology, including various directions focusing on understanding earthquake/volcano/landslide physics and imaging deep earth structure. The initial contract for successful applications would be for two years. Reappointment or promotion to be assistant/associate research professor is possible, subject to work performance and satisfactory progress.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in geophysics or a related field at the time of appointment. Previous experience in any of the following areas are welcome but not required: processing/analysis of broadband seismic data and geodetic data, source inversion and imaging, earthquake/landslide/volcano dynamic simulation, earthquake detection and relocation, imaging of crust and mantle structure, and/or computational seismology and numerical simulations of the seismic wavefield.

For more information or to apply for the position, please contact Dr. Lingling Ye ( To apply, please send a CV (including education/work experience, list of publications), a short (2-5 pages) statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of at least two academic references to Review of applications will begin in August and will continue until positions are filled.

The salary for the position will depend on experience but will begin at about ¥335,000 (~$52K) per year, including health care benefits, with additional research support of ¥25,000 per year. Outstanding applications can apply for Chancellor’s postdoctoral fellowship with a salary of about ¥500,000 (~$77K) per year and the young postdoc project in Shenzhen (about ¥600,000 life support). Successful applicants are also encouraged to apply for research funding from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (PI and/or co-PI) to conduct scientific work independently on related research topics.

The start date is flexible, but January 2022 or earlier is preferred.

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