Senior Research Scientist, Applied Geophysics

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
25 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 2020
Ref
14698
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST, APPLIED GEOPHYSICSEarth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS)-Earth Resources Laboratory (ERL), to join a laboratory whose activities are centered around theoretical, experimental, and observational research in basic science, with both industrial and academic applications. ERL has over sixty personnel, including faculty, research scientists, postdoctoral fellows, and Ph.D.- and master’s-level graduate students. In addition, visiting faculty and researchers from universities and industry frequently participate in ERL research and educational activities. Will be expected to build a strong research program in applied geophysics, maintain and further develop relationships with industry, and interact with visitors from U.S. and foreign industry partners. The position also includes student advising and classroom teaching responsibilities.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a Ph.D. in the earth sciences or related field. Must have a strong record of publications and presentations at scientific meetings, in addition to an impact on the international research community. Good interpersonal skills and willingness to travel are also required. Job #14698

Application material should include a single PDF document that includes a CV, one-page research statement, and the names and contact information of three references.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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