Research Fellow in Seismology

Location: National Oceanography Centre Southampton
Salary: £30,395 to £37,345 per annum
Full Time - Fixed Term until 30/09/2021
Closing Date: Sunday 31 March 2019
Interview Date: See advert
Reference: 1115919HN

We seek a scientist with a proven publication record to work in the Geology and Geophysics group at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton. We are particularly looking for someone with skills in wide-angle seismology and reflection seismology, but will consider applicants from all fields of seismology. The successful candidate will work on seismic data collected during summer 2017 in a multi-source experiment focused on fluid escape structures in the North Sea, and potentially also on passive seismic data from the same experiment.

Applicants should have a PhD* or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in geophysics, along with a detailed understanding and knowledge of seismic data analysis. Experience of wide-angle seismic data analysis is desirable, but not essential. The successful candidate will also have good written and verbal communication skills. Further details about the project and faculty can be found on our website.

This is a full time, fixed term post until 30th September 2021. This post is available for an immediate start, but no later than 1st September 2019. Interviews will take place April 2019.

Please contact Professor Tim Minshull ( for further enquiries.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed application form online at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Samantha Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 1115919HN on all correspondence.

*Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

published: 08 March 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.