GEM Foundation

The GEM Foundation serves the moral and economic imperative to reduce the loss of lives and livelihoods from earthquake.  GEM is a global non-profit providing organisations and individuals with open resources to assess earthquake risk anywhere in the world. By pooling data, knowledge and people, GEM acts as an international forum for collaboration and exchange, and leverages the knowledge of leading experts for the benefit of society. 

GEM is an equal opportunity employer, and we do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of any characteristic protected by law.  We offer a safe and comfortable working environment with competitive salaries based on a non-profit scale and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

We offer a young, innovative and stimulating international working environment in Pavia, a university town in the North of Italy (at 30 km distance from Milan).

Postdoctoral Position on Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Modelling

To expand our modelling capabilities, we are looking for a modeller/researcher with a strong quantitative background and strong interest in seismic hazard analysis. The position – offered at the post-doctoral level – is open for an initial duration of one year with the possibility of becoming a permanent position.

Postdoctoral Position on Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Modelling (123.3 KB)

We look forward to hearing from you. Please send your application to with a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the position, your list of references (minimum 2), and timeline of availability. The selection process will start immediately and continue until we have found a suitable candidate.  

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