Postdoctoral / Senior Researcher - seismic full waveform inversion

The Department of Geosciences at Princeton University has an opening for a postdoctoral or more senior researcher in the area of seismic full waveform inversion (FWD) applied to medical imaging and nondestructive testing.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Geosciences or related field. The research will focus on developing FWD for ultrasonic medical imaging and nondestructive testing based on fully 3D forward and adjoint simulations of seismic wave propagation on graphics cards. The position is available for one year, with a possibility for renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and funding. Applicants should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a publication list, and contact information for three references and must apply via the Princeton University Academic Hiring website at This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

posted: 12 January 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.