Network Manager, Pacific Northwest Seismic Network

Harold J Tobin htobin at
Fri Mar 12 16:47:33 UTC 2021

The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network ( at the University of
Washington invites applications for the position of Network Manager (Senior
Research Scientist).  PNSN is the nation’s state of the art regional
seismic network for the states of Oregon and Washington and operates as
part of the ANSS (Advanced National Seismic System) in partnership with the
U.S. Geological Survey and others. PNSN is jointly operated by the
Universities of Washington and Oregon, and based at the UW Department of
Earth and Space Sciences in Seattle.

Responsibilities will include direct oversight of all the ongoing
operations of the network, including the continuous monitoring and
reporting of seismic activity via a network of more than 300 geophysical
sensor stations throughout the region and data telemetry and data
management systems; the analysis of seismic phenomena both as routine
operation and research, and for interactions with local, state, federal,
and international entities and the public; the further development of new
earthquake early warning systems through our role as a key partner in the
operation of ShakeAlert; and hiring and supervision of the network staff
(currently numbering 22).

The ideal candidate will be poised to continuously improve the network and
its products, staying abreast of and implementing novel algorithms and
technologies relevant to achieving our mission. The Network Manager will
also enjoy the opportunity to pursue innovative research, and to serve as
Principal Investigator or co-PI on both operational and research funding
awards, as well as supervise graduate and undergraduate research students
and postdoctoral scientists. The Department of Earth and Space Sciences is
a vibrant and active research and learning community with particular
strength in geophysics, surface processes, tectonics, glaciology, and many
related fields.

Access further details, including required and preferred qualifications,
and apply for this position online at this link
link below). Applicants are asked to provide a curriculum vitae or resume
and a cover letter that addresses relevant research experience, interest
in, and vision for the position, and experience in and strategies for
building diversity and inclusion in the geophysical scientific and
technical community. In addition applicants should include the names and
contact information of three potential references. Review of candidates
will begin from April 1, 2021 and continue until filled. The targeted start
date is July 1, 2021 or thereafter.

Questions regarding the position can be addressed to the PNSN Director,
Professor Harold Tobin (htobin at

Link to apply:

Harold Tobin

Professor and Paros Endowed Chair in Seismology and Geohazards
Director, Pacific Northwest Seismic Network
Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences
University of Washington
Seattle WA USA

tel: 206-543-6790
htobin at
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