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:


Two postdoctoral fellowship positions at UC Berkeley Seismology Lab (BSL), US:
 Development and implementation of machine learning techniques for improved earthquake detection, analysis and warning. Applicants should send a letter detailing their research interests and its relevance to the topics described above, and a CV to Richard Allen (
Outreach and Administrative Coordinator at University of California Berkeley, US:
Berkeley is looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community.
Research scientist for a permanent, fulltime position at GNS Science, NZ:
The scientist will work with the National Seismic Hazard Model (NSHM) and seismology teams to develop empirical ground motion modelling capability, from fundamental model development through to application for the benefit of New Zealand.
Engineering Seismologist at California Department of Conservation, US:
Exciting opportunity to work for California Geological Survey and serve the public, the Strong-Motion Instrumentation Program (SMIP) has an opening for Engineering Seismologist in its Data products unit.
Reginald A. Daly Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, US:
The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University invites applicants for the Reginald A. Daly Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. The Department seeks candidates in the broad field of Earth and Planetary Sciences including but not limited to: geology, geochemistry, oceanography, Earth history, geobiology, hydrology, mineralogy, mineral physics, paleomagnetism, atmospheric dynamics, atmospheric chemistry, climate science, seismology, structural geology, geodynamics, petrology, geophysics, and planetary sciences. Questions for the Daly Search Committee can be sent to Emily Bowman, Academic Coordinator, .
Postdoctoral Scholar Fellowship at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, US:
The newly formed Ocean Bottom Seismic Instrument Center (OBSIC) at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) announces a competition for a Postdoctoral Scholar Fellowship. Specific questions about this postdoctoral fellowship position can be addressed to the OBSIC Director, John Collins at .
Postdoctoral Scholar position at University of South Florida, US:
The School of Geosciences at the University of South Florida seeks to fill a Postdoctoral Scholar position to join the seismology group. This is a full-time 12-month position with a starting date expected no later than January 4th, 2021.
Postdoctoral Scholar at University of Berlin, Germany:
The Tectonics Group of the Earth-Sciences Department, Freie Universität Berlin seeks a postdoc in the geodynamics of mountain building, with special focus on the AlpineMediterranean area.
Ph.D. position at Delft University of Technology, Netherlands:
The project is titled ‘3D seismic imaging of the near surface’, and is financed by the Delphi consortium (
Two post-doctoral positions at Earth Observatory of Singapore, Singapore:
Position 1 in numerical modelling of earthquakes/tectonics and Position 2 in 3D geological modeling of earthquakes/volcanoes.
PhD at University of Texas, US:
We currently have a an opportunity for a PhD level graduate student to work with Dr. Julien Chaput at UTEP on seismic imaging of Erebus volcano, Antarctica, and other related targets such as the Valles caldera, NM, and Yellowstone.
Special Thanks to Eric Löberich for researching job postings for the ECS.
We are a team coming from mixed places with various interests: Janneke does her DPhil in DIAS, Dublin and is the Seismology ECS point of contact. Javier joint recently from Chile and is doing his DPhil in DGF, Universidad de Chile. Eric is finishing up his DPhil in Vienna, Austria and takes care of our Twitter account. Michaela is doing her DPhil in ETH, Swiss. Maria is doing her first PostDoc in DIAS, Dublin and since recently she is the editor-in-chief for the blog. Nienke hangs around in the University of Cambridge, UK and Walid is starting a PostDoc in Washington University in St Louis, US.

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