[unav_all] Posting for Tenure Track Position in Puerto Rico.

Jaime Magliocca jmaglio at unavco.org
Fri Sep 27 17:04:35 MDT 2013

Faculty Seismology Position Available in Puerto Rico 

Earthquake/Tsunami Research Position at the University of Puerto Rico at 

The Geology Department of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez is seeking 
applications for a research faculty position in the Puerto Rico Seismic 
Network (PRSN), in the fields of seismology and earthquake/tsunami monitoring. 
The appointment will be as a faculty researcher, with an academic rank 
equivalent to an assistant professor. Salary is commensurate with academic 
rank and higher rank may be considered based on exceptional qualifications and 
experience. Candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD) in geophysics or a 
closely associated field at the time of appointment. Fluency in English or 
Spanish is required and fluency in both highly preferred. The successful 
candidate will be expected to conduct basic and applied research in 
geophysics/seismology, contribute to the operations and administration of the 
seismic network and to the advancement of the network through the development 
of externally funded initiatives. As a member of the Geology faculty, 
supervision of undergraduate and graduate student research is expected and 
opportunities to develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses will be 
available. Other duties are related to the university-regulated 
responsibilities inherent to the position. 

Interested candidates must submit a CV, a transcript, and names, phone number 
and e-mail address of three references to: Dr. Lizzette Rodríguez 
(lizzette.rodriguez1 at upr.edu), Chairman, Geology Department, Call Box 9000, 
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 00681-9000, USA. Details about the PRSN are available at 
their website (http://redsismica.uprm.edu). The PRSN is funded by the 
University of Puerto Rico and the Government of Puerto Rico. 

Closing date is 15 December 2013,
Starting date is January 2014.

The University of Puerto Rico is an equal opportunity employer. 

Many thanks..

Victor A. Huerfano, PhD
Puerto Rico Seismic Network
1 787 833 8433 (Tel)
1 787 265 1684 (Fax)

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