[unav_all] Research Scientist position at CERI/U of Mempihs

Smalley rsmalley at memphis.edu
Tue Feb 21 06:50:02 MST 2006

Research Scientist

The Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI,) at the 
University of Memphis (http://www.ceri.memphis.edu) invites applications 
for the position of Research Scientist.  This is a grant funded position 
through CERI as a Tennessee Center of Excellence with salary supported 
100% by grants.  The position is for 12 months and is available starting 
April 1, 2006. Reappointment is dependent on continued grant funding.

We seek a colleague with expertise in all aspects of GPS Geodesy as 
applied to crustal deformation, the earthquake process, and application 
of the results to seismic hazard analysis.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. 
at the time of employment and show a demonstrated record of research 
productivity or strong promise in research.  Applicant must have 
experience in GPS field work in the Central US and the Andaman & Nicobar 
Islands, High Precision GPS data processing, elastic and viscoelastic 
modeling of GPS data and publication of previous work. Applicant must be 
capable of performing and leading GPS fieldwork in the Central US and 
remote areas of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands for 3-4 months a year. 
Knowledge of Hindi is beneficial.  The successful candidate is expected 
to build a strong, externally funded research program.

Applicants should submit a full curriculum vitae, a letter expressing 
their research interests, and the names and addresses (with phone 
numbers and email) of at least three references to: Prof. Robert 
Smalley, Jr., Chair of the Search Committee, Center for Earthquake 
Research and Information, University of Memphis, 3876 Central Ave., 
Suite 1, Memphis, TN 38152-3050.  To receive full consideration, 
applications should be submitted by March 6, 2006.  The University of 
Memphis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.

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