Seismic reflection data/interpretation specialist – UC Santa Cruz, Earth and Planetary Sciences Dept
The Earth and Planetary Sciences Department at the University of California Santa Cruz is seeking a seismic reflection data/interpretation specialist to join the Crustal Imaging Laboratory for a 3-year term period. Selected candidate will be responsible for subsurface data acquisition, processing and interpretation of 2D and 3D multi-channel seismic data using academic and industry software packages, including packages such as Seismic Unix, SIOSEIS, OpendTect and IHS Kingdom software packages. Also required is acquisition, processing and interpretation of multibeam bathymetry, and well data to generate geological and predictive models in a carbonate geologic setting. The selected candidate will also be involved in report writing and publishing research results.
RANK: Assistant Specialist 1 – Associate Specialist 2
SALARY: $42,144 to $60,000/yr, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: M.S. in Geophysics, Physics, Mathematics, Geology, Earth Sciences, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or other related technical degree. Must have at least 2 years of professional experience working with seismic reflection data outside of education. Applicant must have experience with 2D and 3D multi-channel seismic acquisition, processing, and interpretation using academic and industry software packages, including packages such as Seismic Unix, SIOSEIS, OpendTect and IHS Kingdom software packages.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with well-log seismic integration and advanced seismic attribute calculations are preferred. High level of computer proficiency, including experience with Unix/Linux shell scripting is highly desirable. Please document your proficiency with math and your problem-solving skills. Presentations at research conferences is very desirable as well.
POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2015
TERM OF APPOINTMENT: The initial appointment is for 2 years, with the possibility of extension. Should the hiring unit propose reappointment, a review to assess performance will be conducted. Reappointment is also contingent upon availability of funding.
TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include a letter of application that addresses how you meet the basic qualifications, curriculum vitae, at least three examples of attribute analyses and processing scripts, and three reference letters. A research statement and copies of up to five publications are optional but desirable. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.
Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00264 Refer to Position #JPF00264-15T in all correspondence
*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.
CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on May 21, 2015. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/15/2015.
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