PhD position in Seismology at Dalhousie University

Halifax (City), Nova Scotia
Tuition, generous stipend, and other fees are fully funded.
Oct 23, 2020
Nov 22, 2020
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Dalhousie University is seeking a highly-motivated PhD student in seismology. For the PhD position, tuition, generous stipend, and other fees are fully funded. Possible research topics include, but are not limited to, machine learning for earthquake monitoring, onshore and offshore seismicity monitoring using land seismic data and OBS data. Potential start dates: January, May, September of 2021.


- Background in math, physics, and geophysics

- Experience in computer programming (e.g., C and Python)

- Knowledge of signal processing and seismic data analysis

- Other requirements are available at

Applicants should submit by email to Dr. Miao Zhang ( the following PDF documents: a cover letter expressing interest and qualifications relevant to the position, a CV with contact information for 3 referees, and unofficial records of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applications received by December 31, 2020 will receive priority. More information about Dr. Miao Zhang is available at

The Department of Earth Sciences was recently ranked 4th in Canada and has strengths in geophysics, geochemistry, and geohazards. Founded in 1818, Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s largest with 19,000 students and a top 10 ranked Canadian research university.