Post-Doctoral Researcher - Global Seismology & Full Waveform Inversion

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Work type: Post Doctoral Fellow Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Faculty (Academic/Research/Teaching)

Position Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher - Global Seismology & Full Waveform Inversion
Job Description: The Global & Computational Seismology group at the Department of Geophysics is seeking a postdoctoral researcher in the field of global seismology and full waveform inversion (FWI). The position is initially for one year, with a possibility of extension to a second year upon a satisfactory progress.
Responsibilities: Potential research projects include, but are not limited to, developing new strategies for global FWI based on 3D wave simulations, uncertainty and resolution analysis for large-scale imaging, improving and interpreting global mantle models in a multi-disciplinary framework, etc. 
Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have a PhD degree in seismology, geophysics, applied mathematics or related fields. The successful candidate is expected to have good communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills for collaborative work.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in numerical methods, large-scale HPC simulations and seismic imaging is preferable. 

Department Description: Mines is a unique institution of applied science and engineering with a global reputation for excellence in programs such as Geophysics, focusing on the earth, energy, and the environment. For more information, please visit
How to Apply:

Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a letter describing your background and research interests, and full CV including publication list.

The position is available immediately. Application review will be on a continuous basis until the position is filled. Questions and requests for further information about the position can be emailed to Prof. Ebru Bozdag (

Compensation: Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit:
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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