Postdoctoral scholar – modelling project investigating use of seismic monitoring



Penn State’s Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (EESI) has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral scholar to work on a field and modelling project investigating the use of seismic monitoring and time-lapse electrical resistivity in the critical zone observatory (CZO) in central Pennsylvania. The optimal candidate will i) bring expertise in field measurements and modelling of seismic and ERT data; ii) be interested in working in a cross-disciplinary team that includes expertise in soils, geochemistry, geophysics, and microbiology; iii) have the ability to drive field vehicles to the CZO; and iv) be a strong writer and independent thinker.

The postdoc will be co-supervised by Professors Susan Brantley, Andrew Nyblade and John Regan. Candidates should include a letter of interest, a CV, and contact information for three references with their applications.

This position requires a PhD in a related field or discipline. This position requires operation of university vehicles. A motor vehicle records check is required in addition to the standard background check. This appointment is for one year from date of hire with possibility of re-appointment for an additional year. Applicants should provide evidence, either woven through their application materials, or as a separate diversity statement, of a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, inclusive excellence, and belonging and of engagement which creates an inclusive environment in their department/workplace.