Scientist / Researcher III
(Seismic Processing / Interpretation)

Organization: School of Geosciences
Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus
Schedule: Full-time
Work Schedule: M-F 8 to 5; some duties outside regular hours
Salary Range: $55,000 - $60,000 based on experience
Benefits Provided: Yes
Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter, Academic Transcripts, Other Document (See Job Requirements for details)

Job Description

The School of Geology and Geophysics is recruiting a full-time Geoscience staff scientist (Scientist/Researcher III). This position is supporting faculty and students in (1) research and education, and in (2) maintaining and using existing software related to seismic processing/interpretation and other geoscientific applications. The candidate must be familiar with professional software packages used in seismic processing and interpretation. A background in Linux system administration is of advantage. This position will also be a liaison to OU IT and will maintain software licenses including renewal requests. Please submit resume, cover letter, academic transcripts and two reference letters.

Job Requirements

Required Education: Master's Degree OR:

  • BS and 5 years of relevant professional experience.


  • Able to communicate well and build rapport quickly with students, faculty and staff
  • Able to work well with interdepartmental teams and initiatives
  • Must be able to perform basic data analysis


  • None required

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to engage in repetitive motions and communicate. Remain for extended periods in front of computer monitor using a keyboard. Lift up to 40 lbs.

Departmental Preferences:

  • Excellent Linux system administration skills and experience.
  • Windows administration skills.
  • Familiarity with professional geoscientific and seismic processing software in industry or academic
  • Programming and scripting skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Experience with ProMax.
  • Ability and interest in classroom teaching (lab).

Supervision: No Supervisory Duties

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.
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Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes
Special Indications: None
Unposting Date: Ongoing

posted: 25 July 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.