[unav_all] Employment Opportunity at IRIS PASSCAL: Data Specialist

Patricia Griego patricia at passcal.nmt.edu
Tue Dec 15 17:24:26 MST 2009

Employment Opportunity at IRIS PASSCAL: Data Specialist

The IRIS PASSCAL Instrument Center at New Mexico Tech solicits  
applications for a professional Data Specialist for seismology  
support operations. This is a fixed term 3-year appointment with the  
possibility of extension as funds become available. The PASSCAL  
Instrument Center supports both active and passive source seismology  
worldwide with end-to-end experiment support services, state-of-the- 
art portable seismic instrumentation, and advanced field and database  
management tools. The Data Specialist will work primarily at  
archiving data collected by PASSCAL and USArray Flexible Array  

Responsibilities Include:

Support of seismological experiments, particularly in the realm of  
data archiving,

Data quality control

User support

Maintaining data archives and monitoring data quality from in-house  
instrument tests.

  Minimum Requirements:

B.S. or higher degree in geophysics or related science, or 3 or more  
years of directly related experience relevant to the support of in- 
house and field seismology operations.

The ability to work productively and collegially in team situations  
under demanding laboratory and field conditions

Knowledge of time series data

UNIX systems

Familiarity with Seismological instrumentation and field deployments

Desired Qualifications:

Knowledge of SEED, Python, Tcl/Tk, and Perl

Applicants should submit a resume, official college transcripts, a  
letter of professional interests, and the names and addresses, email  
addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: IRIS PASSCAL  
Data Specialist Staff Search, c/o Human Resources, Box 59, New Mexico  
Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, New Mexico 87801. New  
Mexico Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

The position will remain open until filled.

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