Postdoctral Researcher (STAR-E)

Website Geological Survey of Japan, AIST

We seek a scholar who will perform research to explore underground faults using hypocenter distribution and focal mechanism solutions and later phases of seismic waves by analyzing seismic waveform data using signal processing and machine learning. The applicant will conduct the research activity under the research project “Exploration of underground faults by seismic wave big data using signal processing and machine learning” of the MEXT STAR-E Project and in cooperation with the Artificial Intelligence Research Center of AIST. 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.

Qualification:
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 analyzing observed seismograms of natural earthquakes for studying either earthquake source locations, source properties, or subsurface structures.

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:
https://unit.aist.go.jp/hrd/keiyaku_koubo/2021-ievg_0013.html#ttl
(written in Japanese with English translation)

To apply for this job please visit unit.aist.go.jp.