Graduate Studentships in Applied Geophysics
at Memorial University

Research-based PhD studentships available in applied geophysics at Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada, with possible emphasis on basin evolution, joint inversion, machine learning and experimental studies. These research projects will be focused at the basinal and crustal scales for exploration targets and tectonic studies. Most projects will be focused on the offshore Newfoundland margin. Projects will be supervised by Dr. Alison Malcolm, Dr. J. Kim Welford, and/or Dr. Colin Farquharson. Department information available here:

PhD studentship candidates must have a master's degree in Geophysics, or related disciplines. Industrial experience will also be taken into account. Grade point averages must be high enough for candidates to be competitive for internal and external funding competitions. PhD studentships are expected to last four years. Start dates from September 1st, 2021 are available.

For more information, or to apply for the positions, please send enquiries to Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial transcripts, statement of research interests, and the names of at least two referees and their contact information. The application deadline is May 1st, 2021.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. We are strongly committed to building a diverse and inclusive research environment and welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.

published: 03 March 2021     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.