Post-doctoral position in Indo-Eurasian seismic structure and tectonics
Applications are invited for a 12 months duration postdoctoral research position in the University of Cambridge. The work will focus on the structure and tectonics of the Indo-Eurasian collision zone, with particular emphasis on earthquake activity. The post holder will work with Keith Priestley, James Jackson and Alex Copley at the Bullard Laboratories in the Department of Earth Sciences. The research will focus on using seismological techniques to provide insights into the crust and upper mantle structure and active deformation of the Indo-Eurasian collision zone.
We invite applications from people who hold a PhD degree in seismology. The successful candidate will have a track record of publication in peer-reviewed international journals and will have good communication skills in order to present results at international meetings. Direct experience in seismological techniques for determining seismic velocity and attenuation structure of the crust and upper mantle, are desired. Experience in deploying seismometers in the the Indo-Eurasian collision region and analyzing the data are necessary; this work may involve field campaigns in the region and knowledge of appropriate languages and experience of running and organizing field logistics in remote areas, particularly in those countries, would be useful.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.
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