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Research Assistant in Geophysics Section

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), a government funded academic research institution invites applications for the position of Research Assistant (RA) within the Geophysics Section of the School of Cosmic Physics. The primary responsibility in the role will be collating and re-analysing data from both recent and legacy seismology projects, working closely with Professor Chris Bean in DIAS. A key objective is to obtain added value from these datasets with a view to making the information publicly available.


  • A recent research background in seismology is essential.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic research environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with an open attitude to information sharing
  • Demonstrated willingness to engage with various research topics in
  • Demonstrated willingness to adopt new methodologies and fresh ideas

Duration: Full time. One year

Salary: Salary range will be €30,026 – €32,105 depending on experience and

Start date & Location: 1st April 2024, Based in Dublin

To apply: Please submit a single pdf containing your academic CV (max 2 pages) and a letter of application setting out your interest in and fit for the position (max one page) and the contact details of two referees, here. Applications that do not comply with the stated page limits will be automatically disqualified.

Application deadline: 17:00 March 15th, 2024

DIAS is an equal opportunity employer.
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