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If you are interested in postdoctoral research, you should contact a faculty member in your field of study. Opportunities for postdoctoral research in the School of Earth Sciences are occasionally advertised here, but most are handled directly by individual faculty members.


Multiple Postdoctoral Positions

The Stanford Center on Induced and Triggered Seismicity

The Stanford Center on Induced and Triggered Seismicity (SCITS) has multiple Postdoctoral positions available. Candidates should have an interest and relevant skills to develop an improved understanding of the causes and consequences of induced and triggered seismicity and to design practical tools to manage associated risks.Disciplinary specialties could be in the fields of earthquake seismology, crustal deformation, geomechanics, probabilistic risk assessment and flow through porous media. SCITS is a new interdisciplinary industrial affiliates program at Stanford involving eight professors from four departments. More information about SCITS can be found at:

Appointments will be for one year, renewable for a second year by mutual agreement. The salary is $55,000 to $65,000 per year, depending on experience, plus a $3500 research allowance for travel and miscellaneous expenses. Applications received by September 1, 2013, will receive fullest consideration. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, a list of publications and names of three potential referees, by email to:

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity among its students, staff, and faculty. We welcome nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and service missions.