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Staff Scientist/Field Engineer – Job Opening

Employer: IRIS/PASSCAL @ N.M. Tech

Posted: 19 Sep 2013

The IRIS/PASSCAL Instrument Center ( at New Mexico Tech is seeking applicants to fill the position of Staff Scientist/Field Engineer.


Primary responsibilities are to support seismic research both in the field and in the lab. Duties include: preparing equipment for shipping; worldwide field support including the Arctic and Antarctic; development of specialized equipment for seismic stations in harsh environments; produce and maintain documentation and web content related to field support; and user training. Hardware and wireless communications testing, repair, maintenance, and troubleshooting.


Bachelor’s degree required in Engineering. Electrical, Mechanical, or Structural engineering design. Field data collection systems; wireless communications, installation, and network design; DC power systems; Time Series Data Formats; and Seismological Field experience desired.

Applicants should submit a resume, official college transcripts, a letter of professional interests, and the names and addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: IRIS PASSCAL Staff Scientist/Field Engineer Search, c/o New Mexico Tech, Human Resources, 801 Leroy Pl. Brown Hall, Box 096, Socorro, NM 87801-4796. New Mexico Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Last Modified: 2015 May 14