-Applicants with a background in geology or geophysics are encouraged to apply. -Knowledge of structural geology (faulting and folding within the upper brittle crust) and geophysics (reflection seismology) are required. -In addition, the candidate must have some experience in computer programming (C preferably) and the Unix/Linux platform. Good command of both oral and written English is required. -Previous experience in mechanical modeling of faulting/fracturing, discrete element codes (DEM), characterization of strain in modeled bodies, and parallel computing (OpenMP) are desirable, but not required. -Priority will be given to those applicants with most experience and best grades.
Scholarship Deadline: November 6, 2011
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