[unav_all] Physical Scientist position available, USGS Earthquake Hazards Team

Jessica Murray-Moraleda jrmurray at usgs.gov
Fri Jan 18 15:40:38 MST 2008


The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) invites applications for the position of 
Physical Scientist in the Western Region's Earthquake Hazards Team located 
in Menlo Park, CA.  Team members conduct research in geology, geophysics, 
and seismology to assess seismic hazards and risk on regional, national, and 
international scales.

The purpose of this position is to perform tasks related to the collection 
and analysis of geodetic data used for measuring crustal deformation and for 
earthquake response.

The successful applicant will be expected to

1) develop and implement software tools in support of crustal deformation 
research and earthquake response activities,
2) implement and troubleshoot telemetry data paths for real-time transmittal 
of high-rate Global Positioning System (GPS) data,
3) apply specialized software to clean strainmeter data and perform 
preliminary data analysis for crustal deformation monitoring, and
4) plan and carry out GPS data collection throughout the western United 
States.

This is a permanent full-time position with an annual salary of $52,740 - 
$68,568 depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.  U. S. 
citizenship is required.  This position may be filled as a Physical 
Scientist, GS-1301-9.  There is one vacancy advertised concurrently as 
#WR-2008-0162 AT-DEU and #WR-2008-0191 AT-MP.

Further information regarding this position may be found in the vacancy 
announcement posted at the USGS Online Automated Recruitment System (OARS). 
OARS can be accessed at www.usgs.gov/ohr/oars.  Application must be received 
on-line via OARS BEFORE midnight Eastern Time March 4, 2008. 


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