Jobs at the International Seismological Centre (ISC)

ISCOur friends at the International Seismological Centre (ISC) have asked us to advertise the following three job adverts. Note that the closing date is 26th April for two of the three posts.

SENIOR ANALYST / SEISMOLOGIST
Job reference number: SA-2015
Application deadline: April 26, 2015
Expertise: seismic bulletins, seismicity, tectonics
Start Date: August 2015
Benefits: £29-35K per annum gross, 6 weeks paid annual leave, attending an international conference annually.
Location: Thatcham, Berkshire, U.K.
Term: 3 years with a strong possibility of continuation.
Employer description: International Seismological Centre (ISC) is a non-profit organization, collecting and analysing earthquake bulletin data for distribution worldwide.
Job description: Analysing and revising the earthquake parameters in the ISC Bulletin, advising members of the analysis team and taking part in the ISC development projects.
Job requirements: We are looking for a university graduate with solid experience in observational seismology at a local, regional and global scale; knowledge of world seismicity patterns and general tectonics; dedicated meticulous attitude to data; an ability to work as part of a friendly international team and a good command of English.
To apply: please send your CV and a covering letter focussed on your experience relevant to the job requirements and the names and e-mail addresses of two referees to admin@isc.ac.uk quoting the specific job reference number SA-2015. Applications failing to address the above requests will not be considered.

QUANTITATIVE GEOPHYSICIST
Job reference number: EL-2015
Application Deadline and Start Date: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.
Expertise: methods of earthquake location
Benefits: starting salary of £29-31K per annum gross, 6 weeks paid annual leave, attending an international conference annually.
Location: Thatcham, Berkshire, U.K.
Term: 3 years with a strong possibility of continuation.
Employer description: International Seismological Centre (ISC) is a non-profit organization, collecting and analysing earthquake bulletin data for distribution worldwide.
Job description: Advancing the global earthquake location algorithms and improving the datasets at the ISC.
Job requirements: We are looking for an MSc or PhD graduate in Geophysics or an equivalent field with strong skills in numerical analysis to work under general guidance from experienced seismologists. The successful candidate will have skills in using modern programming languages, including C. Familiarity with global tectonics would be an advantage.
To apply: please send your CV and a covering letter focussed on the job requirements and the names and e-mail addresses of two referees to admin@isc.ac.uk quoting the specific job reference number EL-2015. Applications failing to address the above requests will not be considered.

SEISMOLOGIST
Job reference number: DC-2015
Application deadline: April 26, 2015
Expertise: data collection
Start Date: August 2015
Benefits: £27-31K per annum gross, 6 weeks paid annual leave, attending an international conference annually.
Location: Thatcham, Berkshire, U.K.
Term: 3 years with a strong possibility of continuation.
Employer description: International Seismological Centre (ISC) is a non-profit organization, collecting and analysing earthquake bulletin data for distribution worldwide.
Job description: Enhancing the work of the ISC analysis and data entry teams by communicating with networks, identifying, sourcing, integrating and validating new seismological bulletin datasets from permanent and temporary deployments worldwide as well as scanning scientific literature for possible new sources of data to enhance the ISC Bulletin.
Job requirements: We are looking for a university graduate with experience in observational seismology, excellent communication skills and experience in developing basic computer codes for parsing data into the relational database. Good command of English is required. Working knowledge of other widely spoken languages would be an advantage.
To apply: please send your CV and a covering letter focussed on your experience relevant to the job requirements and the names and e-mail addresses of two referees to admin@isc.ac.uk quoting the specific job reference number DC-2015. Applications failing to address the above requests will not be considered.

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