Contract Positions

Research Fellow (Seismologist)

Deadline Date: Sunday, January 14, 2024

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Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must possess a PhD from a recognized university, which should be in a
relevant aspect of Seismology, Geophysics or a closely related field.

Candidates should also possess:

  • Observatory-type experience in the operation of modern digital seismological network the detection and assessment of regional earthquakes
  • Competence in programming and software development, with expertise in at least two of the following areas:

o UNIX systems
o Python
o Earthworm
o Seisan
o Seiscomp

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Detailed application and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, c/o HR Division (Appointments Section), Main Administration Building, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. via e-mail: Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated. Application forms may be obtained at in the Faculty & Staff, Staff Vacancies section. Further particulars including remuneration package may also be obtained at the above address. In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send their signed references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the Campus Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by the University. Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 2023 December 17


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