The Department of Geological Sciences at The University of Alabama (UA) seeks a motivated student who is interested in pursuing graduate studies in earthquake seismology. Full-time student support is available starting Fall 2021 to assist with projects focused on East Antarctic tectonics and seismicity (associated with NSF award 1914698). Possible research topics include, but are not limited to, seismic tomography, methods for Earth model comparison, and seismic event detection. Ph.D. applicants are preferred, but M.S. applicants are also welcome to apply. A strong background in mathematics and physics as well as excellent communication skills are required. Prior research experience and computer programming skills are beneficial.
Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae and cover letter to Dr. Samantha Hansen (firstname.lastname@example.org). Candidates should also follow the application procedures outlined by the UA Graduate School (https://graduate.ua.edu/prospective-students/apply-now/), and applications received by January 15, 2021 will receive priority. Applicants from underrepresented and diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.