Check out the first of our Geophysics profiles!
What does it mean to be a geophysicist?
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Many thanks to our postgrad rep for putting it together.
Here is the IRIS ‘Teachable Moments’ slide pack for the April 25th 2015 Nepalese earthquake:
Some of the science behind the Nepal earthquake disaster:
Check out the link below!
The Department of Earth Sciences at Durham University is seeking talented and ambitious academics to fill two Lectureship vacancies. The Department has broad interests across the range of geosciences (see web link below). We encourage applications from candidates working in any areas of geoscience research, although applicants with expertise in reflection seismology and/or marine sedimentology are particularly encouraged.
Successful applicants will be employed by the Department to conduct research and teaching of the highest, international quality. Academics are expected to raise funding to undertake research and to recruit and supervise postgraduate students and postdoctoral research staff. The Department will support new academic staff as much as possible to achieve this. All academic staff are encouraged to develop their own research groups and are also expected to contribute to existing Department research themes and collaborate across the University as appropriate.
The new lecturers will be expected to contribute to delivery of the Department’s research-led, undergraduate teaching in the classroom and the field. This will include teaching large groups, small (tutorial) groups, supervising dissertation/research projects and acting as an advisor for undergraduates. Staff may be asked to teach outside their expertise at an elementary level.
Further details about department and its research can be found here:
Location: Durham City, UK
Department: Earth Sciences
Position Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 31,342 – 37,394
Deadline for applications: Friday 5th June 2015
Informal enquiries to Professor Colin Macpherson, Head of Department: email@example.com
A team of 4 or 5 members work together to devise a business plan for a company based on hypothetical science. Places are provided FREE of charge to most researchers.