Postdoctoral Fellow in Computational Geodynamics at Georgia Institute of Technology

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Please share the following Postdoctoral position posting. Thank you.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in Computational Geodynamics
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Institute of Technology is seeking a postdoctoral scholar in Computational Geophysics/Geodynamics, specializing in numerical modeling of tectonic and/or planetary processes. The candidate must hold a PhD in geophysics, physics, mathematics, mechanical engineering, or related field. Familiarity with the development of scientific codes along with a strong understanding of theory and numerical methods used in geodynamic modelling is highly desired. The specific research topic is open and will be chosen based on the mutual interests of the postdoctoral scholar and the supervisor. Access to high-performance computing resources is available through the Partnership for an Advanced Computing Environment (PACE) at Georgia Tech.

This is a fixed term position for 18-months to begin no later than Spring 2022. The postdoctoral scholar will be supervised by Dr Shi Joyce Sim (

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Application review will begin on October 15th . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. CV with at least three references is required and a cover letter is highly recommended. Georgia Institute of Technology is in Atlanta, Georgia, an exciting and growing metropolitan city that has an affordable standard of living. Please apply here.

For more information, please contact Dr Shi Joyce Sim (

Kind regards,