[unav_all] Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Tectonophysics, University of Leeds

Tim Wright t.wright at see.leeds.ac.uk
Mon Mar 16 10:36:32 MDT 2009


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The Institute of Geophysics and Tectonics, within the School of Earth and 
Environment at the University of Leeds wishes to appoint a Post-doctoral 
Fellow in Tectonophysics, for a period of 2 years commencing May 2009. 
The appointment will be at Grade 7 (currently 29,704 to 35,469 p.a.).

The Institute has a strong international research profile in the 
geophysical sciences, with particular strengths in seismology and 
tectonophysics.  The new Research Fellow is required to work on a new 
project funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council as part of 
the Dynamic Earth Theme of the newly created National Centre for Earth 
Observation (NCEO) .  The focus of the project is on understanding the 
deformation fields associated with the earthquake cycle and comparing 
numerical simulations of deformation with available observations.

The successful candidate is expected to have a PhD in some aspect of 
numerical modelling of continuum dynamics applied to problems in earth 
science (or a closely related area), experience with code development in 
the framework of a scientific computing environment, good communication 
skills, and ability to work as part of a team.  The Research Fellow is 
expected to contribute to the development and maintenance of a library of 
parallelized computational software used for the solution of continuum 
dynamics problems, to publish research papers, and to present their 
research at national and international meetings.

Applications including CV, publication list, and names and addresses of 
three referees should be received by March 31, 2009.   Information about 
the School can be found at http://www.see.leeds.ac.uk.  Application forms 
and further particulars may be obtained from Mrs K. Higham, School of 
Earth and Environment, The University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK 
(E:K.Higham at see.leeds.ac.uk; T:+44.113.343.5201; F:+44.113.343.5259). 
Informal enquiries about the post may be directed to Prof G. Houseman: 
T:+44 1133435206, E:G.Houseman at see.leeds.ac.uk


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