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Employment Opportunity: Magnetotellurics Specialist

The EarthScope Primary Instrument Center (EPIC)  at New Mexico Tech is seeking a Magnetotellurics Specialist to lead our nascent MT support program. You will be joining a staff of 35 providing support to geophysical research globally.


Core responsibility is to support magnetotelluric equipment pool at the EPIC. Support will include: equipment testing and maintenance; coordinating equipment use; data archiving support; user training; and fieldwork. The Magnetotelluric Specialist will also be responsible for developing training and use documentation emphasizing best practices.


  • Bachelor's degree - Area of study Geophysics or related science and 3 years directly applicable experience.
  • Or, Master's degree - Area of study Geophysics or related science.
  • Familiarity with MT instrumentation and/or MT field experience required.
  • Familiarity with MT theory and response functions required.
  • Knowledge of time-series data formats UNIX/Linux systems required.
  • Knowledge of miniSEED data format and scripting language desired.

Applicants should submit a resume, a letter of professional interests, and the names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references.

Apply to: nmtjobapps [at] npe [dot] nmt [dot] edu OR NMT/ HR 801 Leroy Place Brown Hall Box 015, Socorro, NM 87801

The position will be open until filled.

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