Job Opening

USGS Earthquake Science Center Postdoctoral Fellowships


Posted: 11/08/2019

Open Until: 01/06/2020

The USGS Earthquake Science Center invites applications to Mendenhall
Postdoctoral Fellowships on a variety of research topics. Interested
candidates can view position descriptions at the sites below. Positions are
based out of one or more of our offices in Seattle Washington, Pasadena
California, and Moffett Field California. Candidates interested in applying
for a particular position are encouraged to contact the USGS scientists
listed on the opportunity. The deadline to apply is 6 January 2020.

Opportunity 18-1: Application of machine learning to ground motion
forecasting for earthquake early warning

Opportunity 18-2: Earthquake ground motions and seismic hazard in the
Pacific Northwest

Opportunity 18-3: Improving estimates of coseismic ground failure from
recent earthquakes

Opportunity 18-4: Physics of earthquake ruptures in the shallow subsurface
and the hazards they pose

Opportunity 18-5: Investigation of the variation of structural modal
properties with vibration amplitude – utilizing recorded data from
monitored buildings

Opportunity 18-6: Using converted wave imaging to probe the Cascadia and
Alaska megathrusts

Opportunity 18-7: Static vs. dynamic stress drops to characterize broadband
earthquake rupture physics

Opportunity 18-8: Novel crustal deformation models for characterizing
deformation rates with application to the Uniform California Earthquake
Rupture Forecast

Jeff McGuire
Earthquake Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey
P.O. Box 158
Moffett Field, CA 94035
Office: 650-439-2553

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