Postdoctoral Research Fellow positions, within the broad field of seismic subsurface imaging

The geophysical computational imaging and instrumentation group is looking for enthusiastic Post-Doctoral Research Fellows to join our group.

There are two vacancies within the broad field of seismic subsurface imaging, who will complement the current topics in plate tectonics, numerical subduction modelling, basin evolution, geodynamics and seismology. The positions are for a period from 2 years to 5 years and further promotions for associate professor are made according to external research funding and publications that the candidate achieved.

The group is a part of the National Geophysical Exploration Equipment Engineering Research Center and Key Lab of Geo-Exploration Instrumentation at College of Instrumentation and Electrical Engineering in Jilin University. The university is located in Changchun, China.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Develop new methods within the topics within seismic methods, ;
  • Publish the results of the research;
  • Initiate and develop targeted research collaborations;
  • Engage in the supervision of PhD and MSc students;

Qualifications and personal qualities:

  • A PhD in geophysics, or closely related discipline (Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Geology).

It should be emphasized that the candidate can come from any fields that are related to the topics in the above.


  • Excellent academic writing skills;
  • Good publication track record;
  • Research-active with a strong drive for conducting and publishing research development.

About the position of postdoctoral research fellow:

The positions of postdoctoral research fellow are a primary fixed-term period of 2 years. The candidate can work remotely due to the pandemic. Individuals may be hired for more than one fixed-term period as a postdoctoral research fellow or promoted as associate professor at the same institution.

We can offer:

  • Exciting development opportunities as part of your role in a strong professional environment
  • Salary at pay grade upon appointment from RMB 200,000, to RMB 600,000 per year (equivalent to from 31,540 to 94,620 USD per year).
  • A good and professionally challenging working environment.
  • Good welfare benefits

Your application must include:

  • A cover letter including a brief introduction of `applicant's research interests and motivation for applying for the position.
  • The names and contact information for two reference persons.
  • CV
  • Diplomas or university confirmation letter that the doctoral thesis has been submitted
  • Publication list

How to apply:

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Prof. Dr. Xingguo Huang, email: The application must be submitted via email at

Closing Date: Applications close on 1 March 2022 at 8:00pm GMT.

posted: 20 January 2022    Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.