Multiple USGS Postdoc Fellowships (Mendenhall)

United States
Nov 17, 2020
Dec 17, 2020
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Multiple USGS Postdoc Fellowships (Mendenhall):


The USGS Earthquake Science Center and Geologic Hazards Science Center invite applications to the Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program on a variety of research topics. Why is it great to work for USGS? We serve the Nation by providing reliable scientific information while valuing differences, encouraging each other, and collaborating to make new discoveries. Fellowships provide 2 years of salary and benefits, as well as funding to support the proposed research project. Interested candidates can view position descriptions at the sites below. Positions are based out of one or more of our offices in California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Washington. Candidates are encouraged to discuss their proposal and/or the application process with the USGS scientists listed on each opportunity. The deadline to apply is 4 January 2021.

19-1. Broadband earthquake rupture physics

19-2. Earthquake rupture and the brittle-ductile transition

19-3. Application of machine learning to forecasting ground motion characteristics and their evolution

19-4. Geotechnical investigations of submarine and subaerial slope stability in the Cascadia Subduction Zone: A Subduction Zone Science Team Project

19-5. Next generation aftershock and earthquake forecasting methods and products

19-6. Understanding the physics of shallow fault slip and the hazard it poses

19-19. Frontline and under-served communities: Multi-hazard research, engagement, and products to inform risk reduction

19-20. Forging next generation earthquake forecast models

19-21. Scientific and operational cloud computing

19-22. Testing the 2018 National Seismic Hazard Model

19-23. Improving the U.S. Geological Survey response to local and regional earthquakes

19-24. Rapid, robust characterization of earthquake uncertainties for advanced monitoring and research applications

19-25. Applications of full-waveform inversion for high-resolution seismic velocity models and site response in support of earthquake ground motion investigations

19-26. Developing socially equitable USGS earthquake risk strategies and solutions

19-27. Leveraging machine learning for next-generation global earthquake monitoring

19-28. Towards a National landslide susceptibility map of the United States

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