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Research Opportunity at the USGS Office in Seattle, WA

Date: 07/11/2012

Forwarded job announcement from Art Frankel, USGS:

The Seattle office of the U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Science Center is interested in hiring a Research Geophysicist for a one year term appointment to perform 3D ground-motion simulations for great Cascadia earthquakes and analyze the results. This work is part of an effort to estimate strong ground motions from future great earthquakes on the Cascadia subduction zone and improve assessments of seismic hazard in the Pacific Northwest. The applicant should have a Ph.D. or equivalent. Experience in numerical simulations of seismic waves in 3D velocity models is desirable. The salary range is $73,420 to $95,444 Per Year. The applicant must be a United States citizen.

Applications for this vacancy must be received on-line via USAJOBS before midnight Eastern Time on August 8, 2012 A description of the opening and instructions on how to apply can be found at:


The Job Announcement Number is PAC-2012-0433.
Contact Lisa James (ljames@usgs.gov), (916) 278-9405 or Beverly Ledbetter (pacsac2@usgs.gov), 916-278-9399, with questions on applying for this position, or Art Frankel with questions about the anticipated research role (phone: 206-553-0626, email: afrankel@usgs.gov).