Senior Research Scientist, Applied Geophysics

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
17 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Nov 2018
Ref
14698
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Earth, 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.   

Additional information about the position is available from Anna Shaughnessy, Executive Director, via e-mail at ashaughn@mit.edu.

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.

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.