The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Senior Research Scientist

Hiring department Inst for Geophysics
Monthly salary OPEN
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-01-08-01-0701
Job Status Open
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin - J. J. Pickle Research Campus (North Austin)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Candidate selected will hold the Shell Chair in Geophysics. A joint appointment with the Department of Geological Sciences, the teaching and degree granting unit of the Jackson School of Geosciences, may be possible depending on professional experience, interests, and the teaching needs of the Department of Geological Sciences.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: List of publications and a statement of research interests. Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information

Purpose

Establish an externally funded research program that addresses today's most relevant problems in applied geophysics. Among the areas of research interests are: reflection seismology with an emphasis on 3D imaging and/or time lapse (4D) observations; inversion of geophysical data; and, geomechanics and geodynamics

Essential Functions

Establish an externally funded research program that addresses today's most relevant problems in applied geophysics. Among the areas of research interests are: reflection seismology with an emphasis on 3D imaging and/or time lapse (4D) observations; inversion of geophysical data; and, geomechanics and geodynamics. Mentoring and supervising graduate students through matriculation. Publish results of research in peer-reviewed journals. Present results of research at professional scientific meetings.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

PhD required in geophysics or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

15 years research experience. Be able to establish research group of international recognition and form an industrial consortium.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions

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