Seismology Job Portal

Seismology Job Portal

On this page, we regularly update open positions in Seismology for early career scientists. Do you have a job on offer? Contact us at

Please, note that other available research positions are displayed on the EGU Jobs Portal.


Latest open positions:


Investigador titular or asociado position in seismology at Instituto de Geofísica, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México:
Assistant and Associate tenure track Professor: Applicants should be motivated, broad-thinking scientists whose research covers seismology and/or geodesy (GNSS or INSAR) who will build collaborations that complement and extend our current research. Applications must be received by July 31st, 2020 at
For more information contact Allen Husker at

Postdoctoral position in GMT software development at INSTITUTE, Department of Earth Sciences in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, US:
A full-time postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Earth Sciences in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa to participate in funded research in support of the maintenance and development of the Generic Mapping Tools (GMT).

2-year Postdoctoral Researcher position at McGill University, Canada:
The Researcher will work with an interdisciplinary team of scientists to improve understanding of the causes and controls on induced earthquakes to assist industry regulators to build proactive hazard mitigation strategies.

Postdoctoral scholar at Penn State University, US:
The position aims to develop seismic interferometry techniques to processing continuous distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) fiber optic data collected at Penn State or other research sites.

PhD position at Macquarie University, Australia:
PhD student to study seismology within the Geophysics and Geodynamics Group (MG3) commencing in early 2021. Please contact Dr. Steven Hansen ( to discuss suitable projects prior to applying and to help assess your scholarship viability.

Four 3-year PhDs supported by the New Zealand Government via the Resilience to Nature's Challenges National Science Challenge(RNC2):
PhD Degree Positions in Earthquake, Tsunami and Landslide Science. Direct all initial enquiries to Bill Fry (GNS Science, or Andy Nicol (University of Canterbury,

PhD position at CO School of Mines, US:
Geophysics to work on Earth's outer core and mantle is available immediately. The student will work with Ebru Bozdag, Ed Garnero (ASU) and Daniel Frost-Tan (Berkeley) and Maureen Long (Yale). For more details, contact Ebru Bozdag (

2-3 Research Fellow (Postdoc) positions in computational geophysics and seismology at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore:
The research fellow will work with an interdisciplinary team of seismologists, geologists and mathematicians to improve the understanding of structural heterogeneity and geodynamics in Southeast Asia. To apply or for more information, please contact Ping Tong at

Postdoc Position in Data Visualization for Planetary Sciences at Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Washington University, US:
The successful candidate will collaborate with the Director of the Fossett Lab to maintain a suite of apps for Microsoft HoloLens, iOS, and Android devices; build new AR experiences that serve the needs of Washington University instructors and scholars; and coordinate education and outreach activities with students, faculty, administrators, and alumni.

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