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