Postdoctoral Fellow - 2-year project

We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow for a 2-year project at Memorial University of Newfoundland supervised by Professors Alison Malcolm and Colin Farquharson, funded jointly by TotalEnergies and NSERC. The project is on the joint inversion and uncertainty quantification of electromagnetic (EM) and seismic data for monitoring CO2 sequestered in the subsurface and/or oil and gas reservoirs during production. The project will involve implementing, testing and applying algorithms to model EM and seismic data and to perform joint inversions and uncertainty quantification via the development of innovative computational tools.

Interested candidates must have a Ph.D. in geophysics or a related field, and should submit a CV, cover letter detailing how their expertise fit within the project, a statement of research interests and the name and contact information of three references to

Evaluation of candidates will begin on May 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Salary will be $45-55k CAD depending on experience and availability of funds.

Candidates will be evaluated using the rubric found here

Appointments are conditional on compliance with the Memorial University's COVID Vaccine Requirement Procedure, available here:

The complete Collective Agreement for postdoctoral fellows can be viewed online here:

published: 28 April 2022     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.