Research Fellow in Geophysics

University of Birmingham - School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Fixed term until 30th April 2019

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £29,799 to £38,832. With potential progression once in post to £41,212 a year.

Applications are invited for the post of Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Geology/Geophysics.

The Research Fellow will be primarily responsible for the processing and initial interpretation of a 2D seismic dataset collected in 2016 using the R/V James Cook as part of a multi-institute international project. The work will be performed in collaboration with other current staff (PhD students, research fellows) at Birmingham, and will involve substantial liaison with partners at other Universities, both within the UK and overseas.  It is also likely that the successful applicant will have opportunities to contribute to other ongoing research projects in the groups of Professor Reston and Drs Stevenson, Maffione and Jones, potentially including laboratory and field measurements (depending upon their interests and expertise), and will contribute to the supervision of PhD and MSc students in related areas within the group. 

Further information on the group’s activities and interests can be found at

Potential applicants are welcome to discuss the position informally with Prof Tim Reston, Tel. +44 (0)121 414 3188, email

Please note this post is aligned to external funding and therefore the salary on offer is up to a maximum of £29,799 only.

To download the details and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below; please quote Job Reference in all enquiries. Alternatively information can be obtained from 0121 415 9000 or visit

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