Employer: Air WorldWide
21 Feb 2012
Closing Date: 08/31/2012
AIR Worldwide (AIR), a member of the Verisk Insurance Solutions group at Verisk Analytics, is the scientific leader and most respected provider of risk modeling software and consulting services. AIR founded the catastrophe modeling industry in 1987 and today models the risk from natural catastrophes and terrorism in 90 countries. AIR offers the opportunity to work with advanced technologies, global clients, and hundreds of the most innovative, talented minds in the industry.
Collect and analyze historic and prehistoric earthquake data, active faults, paleoseismological data, and geodetic data; use them to develop regional seismicity models.
Collect and analyze GPS and other geodetic data to quantify regional crustal deformation field, coseismic and post-seismic deformation fields, or assess seismic potentials of faults and subduction zones.
Apply probabilistic seismic hazard analysis methods to develop regional seismic hazard models.
Develop computer codes to solve complex geophysical problems or simulate complex physical systems.
Interface with clients for presenting and discussing AIR models
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Solid comprehension of at least two of the following:
Strong background and understanding of the global tectonics
Experience in regional seismicity studies
Experience in subduction related earthquake hazard studies Earthquake related Geodetic studies
Probabilistic seismic hazard analysis Characterization of shallow site condition and site response analysis
Knowledge of probabilistic analysis techniques
Proficiency in scientific programming languages, including Fortran, 3+ years of experience
Risk modeling experience a plus GIS knowledge a plus
Ability and willingness to develop regional seismic hazard models by collecting and processing earthquake related data, running/writing seismicity related computer codes, and documenting and presenting the results
Strong scientific communication and presentation skills
5+ years of practical experience
Ph.D. in seismology or related field
Job ID: 2011-21667
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