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PhD opportunities in geophysics

Employer
Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island
Location
Rhode Island
Closing date
Nov 13, 2021

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Discipline
Seismology, Solid Earth Geophysics, Tectonophysics
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Masters
Job Type
Internship
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type
Academia
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The Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island is seeking motivated PhD students in the field of geophysics. Funded by U.S. NSF, the research projects will advance understanding of earthquake physics, crustal deformation, volcanic activities, and the structure and dynamics of oceanic crust and mantle. The selected students will specialize in geodesy, earthquake physics, or/and earthquake seismology with skills and experience in research cruises, numerical simulation, data analysis, machine learning, inverse method, and/or seismic tomography. The candidates should have a B.S. or M.Sc. degree in geophysics, earth sciences, physics, or other related fields. Experience in data analysis and programming is preferred. Applicants are encouraged to contact Matt Wei (matt-wei@uri.edu, geodesy & earthquake physics) or Yang Shen (yshen@uri.edu, seismology) before applying. More details about potential research projects can be found at  https://weilaburi.wixsite.com/home and https://sites.google.com/view/seismo/.


The application deadline is January 15, 2022. Interested students should submit their application at https://web.uri.edu/gso/academics/admission/

GRE is no longer required. The online Duolingo English test is an acceptable alternative to TOEFL for international students, if English is not their native language.

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