Postdoctral Researcher (Slow-to-Fast Earthquakes)

Website Geological Survey of Japan, AIST

We seek a scholar who will study the physical properties of slow and regular earthquakes and their relationship by analyzing seismic data using signal processing and machine learning to detect slow and regular earthquakes and estimate earthquake source parameters, under the MEXT Grant-in-Aid for Transformative Research Areas (A) “Science of Slow-to-Fast Earthquakes.” The applicant will also participate in seismic observation several times a year. Additional research activities that contribute to the promotion of this research may be permitted up to 20% of the work time upon the applicant’s request.

The contract will be from April 1, 2022 (or earliest possible) to March 31, 2023, renewable up to March 31, 2026.

1. The applicant must hold or be expected to hold a Ph.D. within seven years at the time of the employment. In addition, the applicant should not have work experience as AIST Postdoctoral Researcher for five years or more in total.)

2. The applicant must have experience and achievements in seismic data analysis or information science (such as time-series data analysis.

Application documents (Please send them by postal mail):
CV, Publication list, Summary of Applicant’s past research (1 sheet of A4 or US Letter),
Copy of Doctoral Degree Certificate, Names and contact information of one or more reference persons

Deadline: December 13, 2021

See details at:
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