Assistant Professor of Seismology

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The Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in seismology at the Assistant Professor level.  We seek a colleague whose research is grounded in seismological observation, and who is versatile and innovative in its use to address fundamental scientific questions about the Earth. We are particularly interested in someone with the potential to contribute collaboratively to a strong, interdisciplinary thematic focus on subduction zone science  at UW, and who will interact with the diverse group of faculty and researchers across our campus linked to that initiative. They will also demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentoring in a diverse and inclusive university setting. Areas of specialization might include, but are not limited to: earthquake source processes, volcano seismology, and structural seismology.

For more details and to apply, see the full advertisement here: Preference will be given to applications received prior to December 1, 2019, but applications received after this date may be considered. Questions pertaining to the application process or potential disability accommodations can be addressed to Michelle Barr (  Questions about the position can be addressed to Professor Harold Tobin, search committee chair ( The anticipated start date is September 1, 2020 and is negotiable.

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