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Faculty Position in Geophysics at Stanford University

We invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Geophysics ( in any broadly defined field of observational, experimental, computational or theoretical geophysics. Current departmental interests include, but are not limited to, energy, water, geodynamics and natural hazards, as well as new and emerging areas. The appointment will likely be at the junior level (Assistant or untenured Associate Professor). The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in one or more of the following: quantitative observations and data analysis, data processing, computational modeling or geophysical imaging, at any scale. Priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work over any specific area of specialization.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a world-class independent program of research, and have a strong commitment to both graduate and undergraduate teaching. A doctorate is required at the time of appointment.

How to Apply

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, a statement of research and teaching interests, three recent publications, and the names and email addresses of three individuals from whom the search committee can request letters of reference. Please apply online at: Review of applications will commence December 1, 2015. The position will remain open until filled. Questions related to your submission may be directed to



Csilla M. Csaplár

(650) 498-6877


Stanford University has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity. In that spirit, we particularly encourage applications from women, members of ethnic minorities, and individuals with disabilities.


Teaching Positions

There are currently no positions open.


Post-Doctoral Positions

If you are interested in postdoctoral research, you should contact a faculty member in your field of study. Opportunities for postdoctoral research in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences are occasionally advertised here, but most are handled directly by individual faculty members.