Position overviewPosition title: Assistant Researcher
Open date: July 13th, 2022
Most recent review date: Thursday, Jul 28, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Monday, Aug 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Berkeley Seismological Lab (BSL) at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for an Assistant Researcher in the areas of Earth processes and hazards using geodesic data.
The BSL is seeking a highly motivated individual to conduct research on Earth processes and hazards using geodesic data as well as to contribute to the development, operations and maintenance of the Bay Area Regional Deformation (BARD) network.
The primary responsibilities for this position are:
● Develop open-source high-level tools in collaboration with national and international partners for monitoring the performance of geodetic networks (and in particular of the BARD network) and identify early signs of equipment failures.
● Contribute to improving data availability and quality of the BARD network.
● Lead the development, testing, and deployment of novel geodetic instrumentation.
● Participate in project meetings with staff and graduate student researchers.
● Mentor, supervise and train graduate and undergraduate student researchers, postdocs and research associates, as well as visiting scientists and students.
● Perform independent research in the field of Earth processes and hazards, write research reports and publish peer-reviewed journal articles.
● Lead the preparation of proposals to seek additional research funding. Write progress and final reports related research grants.
Ph.D. or equivalent International Degree
Minimum of 5 years research experience.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree in Geophysics or closely related field.
A record of publishing in refereed journals, and successful grant applications.
At least five (5) years of experience working in a research lab.
Strong communication skills in order to write routine reports and correspondence, speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organizations.
Proficiency with Python.
Commitment to collaborative development of open-source software.
Experience in the analysis of geodetic data.
Familiarity with the operations and maintenance of geodetic networks.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
List of Publications
- 3 required (contact information only)
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