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Job advertisement Graduate research assistantship in Geodesy and Geophysics

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Graduate research assistantship in Geodesy and Geophysics

Graduate research assistantship in Geodesy and Geophysics


University of Houston

Houston, United States of America


Full time

Student / Graduate / Internship

~ 30,000 USD/year + tuition waiver + benefits

Preferred education

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

6 November 2023

Job description

The Geosensing Systems Engineering & Sciences (GSES) program ( in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Houston is seeking a highly motivated graduate (PhD) student to work with Dr. Fanghui Deng to study the surface and subsurface features and changes of the Earth, including but not limited to land subsidence, natural and induced earthquakes, and volcanoes aiming to improve the related natural and anthropogenic hazard assessments. Students with background and interest in satellite geodesy, remote sensing, geophysics, and geology are encouraged to apply.

The student will be fully supported as a research assistant with a competitive salary plus tuition waiver and health benefits. The student is expected to work on coastal subsidence and/or induced deformation and seismicity in oil and gas fields, and is also encouraged to develop new projects. The expected start time is September 2024. A bachelor’s or master’s degree is required before the official start date.

Prospective students are encouraged to fill in the online form here instead of sending inquiring emails. If you cannot access the online form, you may send Dr. Deng an email (fdeng4 (at) central (dot) uh (dot) edu) with your CV attached.