Postdoctoral Researcher

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Lawrence, KANSAS
Deadline: 20 Feb 2021

University of Kansas Postdoctoral Researcher: Geophysics Specializing in Geodetic Data Analysis in the Department of Geology.  The University of Kansas Department of Geology is seeking a talented and innovative postdoctoral scholar in Geophysics, specializing in geodesy or analysis of geodetic data applied to tectonic and earthquake problems.  Experience identifying signals in noisy data and inverting data to produce models using a variety of techniques is desired.  The specific research topic is open and will be chosen based on the mutual interests of the postdoctoral scholar and the supervisor.  Access to high-performance computing resources is available through the KU Center for Research Computing.

The postdoctoral scholar will be supervised by Assistant Professor Noel M. Bartlow.  The position will involve research, publication, and presentation of research at relevant scientific meetings. 

Required qualifications include 1) Ph.D. degree in geophysics, geology with a geophysics specialization, or a closely related field. 2) Demonstrated research experience in earthquake or volcano geophysics. 3) Demonstrated record of scholarly productivity through publication in internationally recognized outlets and presentations at meetings. 4) Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication. 

Preferred qualifications include: 1) Demonstrated research experience in geodesy or geodetic data analysis. 2) Demonstrated research experience in crustal deformation problems. 3) Experience with Machine Learning techniques.
A complete application for the position will include a cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of professional research experience and interests (maximum 2 pages), and contact information for three references. Initial review of applications begins February 1, 2021, but will continue until the position is filled. For first consideration, please apply at before that date.

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