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Postdoctoral Position, University of Hawaii at Manao

Date: 06/28/2016

On behalf of Paul Wessel, University of Hawaii at Manao

Postdoctoral position at SOEST, U of Hawaii at Mānoa

A full-time postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa to participate in funded research in support of the expansion of the Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) to Python (possibly via Cython), with applications in plate tectonics and geodynamics. A one-year initial appointment is anticipated, with the possibility of a second year extension, depending on progress and availability of funds.
The successful applicant will be a highly motivated, independent researcher with extensive programming experience (preferably in C) and Python scripting and will assist Dr. Wessel and the GMT team in developing the GMT/Python API. Applicants must have completed a PhD in the physical sciences at the time of appointment, with a preference for geophysics, and should be proficient in spoken and written English. The position is open immediately and will remain open until an appointment is made.  The appointment pays a stipend of USD 4583–5000/month depending on qualifications.
To apply, please send a curriculum vitae, a brief (1 page) statement of research objectives, a brief (1 page) statement of skills or experience suitable for contributing to GMT development, and the names of three references to Dr. Paul Wessel (pwessel@hawaii.edu).  Questions should also be addressed to Dr. Wessel directly via e-mail. Information on the Department can be found at http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/GG. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.