The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) invites applications for a Postdoctoral position in computational or experimental Geomechanics.

What We’re Looking For

Successful applicants will have expertise in:

  • laboratory experimental design and experimentation with a focus on deformation and fluid flow in Earth materials;
  • computational approaches applied to problems of coupled deformation and fluid flow; or,
  • analysis and modeling of geodetic or seismological data.

About the Position

This individual will be expected to contribute to, and help lead research within a vibrant and diverse group of undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs, and laboratory staff working on problems in geofluids, geomechanics, and tectonics.

The appointment is for up to three years, contingent on performance, with a start date as early as September 1, 2020.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, a brief (1-2 page) statement of interest, and the names of three references.

Applications may be submitted electronically as an email attachment to or


Materials will be reviewed beginning July 1, 2020 and will be accepted until the position is filled.