[unav_all] Job Opening at the Alaska Earthquake Information Center

Natalia Ruppert (Seismologist) natasha at gi.alaska.edu
Thu Nov 8 12:05:01 MST 2012

The mission of the Alaska Earthquake Information Center (AEIC) is to provide timely and accurate earthquake information and assistance to the public, research community and government agencies. AEIC operates an advanced fully digital seismic network comprised of about 200 sites and reports on 30,000 earthquakes each year. AEIC is a part of the larger Seismology group at the Geophysical Institute, at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) that includes a component of the Alaska Volcano Observatory, the Crustal Deformation Geodesy group, and a vigorous graduate program.

Our long-term success depends on a forward-looking, diverse workforce. The successful candidate will be part of a team that includes research-oriented faculty, computer specialists, seismologists, geodesists, data analysts and field technicians. We work in partnership with numerous research institutions and state and federal agencies.

We seek to fill position of Research Technician:

The incumbent’s time will be split between lab duties and field support. Lab duties may include earthquake data processing, real-time data flow monitoring and troubleshooting, monitoring of seismic station state of health parameters, education and outreach events. Field support may include field equipment purchasing, assembly and testing, travel to remote sites to install and maintain seismic stations, coordination with other agencies to facilitate field work. Exact job duties will be determined depending on the candidate’s experience and AEIC needs. 

Review of applicants will begin December 14, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.  The appointment can begin as early as winter 2013.

Details and application:


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