THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Geophysics (Seismology) in the Department of Earth Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
18 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
06 Dec 2022
Ref
517412
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Earth Sciences (25300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Geophysics (Seismology) in the Department of Earth Sciences (Ref. 517412), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with a strong background in ambient noise seismology, adjoint tomography and/or a good working knowledge of deep learning. In addition, an excellent command of written and spoken English is desirable.

The appointee will join the seismology group led by Dr. Xin Liu (liuxine@hku.hk). He/She will study interferometric seismic adjoint/attenuation tomography and seismicity using either ocean/land seismometers deployed near subduction zone, fault zone or sedimentary basin, and should be familiar with numerical methods for partial differential equations (PDEs), deep learning frameworks (Tensorflow or Pytorch) and introductory functional analysis.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. (with a list of publications), the contact information of two referrers and a statement of research (one page).  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until December 6, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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