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Postdoctoral Position in Seismology, Harvard University

Postdoctoral Position in Seismology in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University.

Applications and inquiries are invited from highly-qualified and  motivated recent Ph.D. graduates wishing to pursue research in Solid  Earth Geophysics (Seismology with collaboration with Geodesy). The project involves using normal mode splitting information in a theoretical and computational approach to model the Earth's tidal response due to three-dimensional mantle structure.  The applicants should have strong analytical and/or computational skills with prior experience in global theoretical seismology and/or computational seismic tomographic modelling preferred.

The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The position is available starting March, 2010, but the start date is flexible. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2010, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a CV, list of publications, and a statement of research interests by email:


or by post to:

Miaki Ishii
Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences
Harvard University
20 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

The applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to the above address.

Harvard University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

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