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Jobs at the Bureau of Geology

As of: Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Application details are available on the New Mexico Tech (NMT) jobs page.

Scientific Illustrator Socorro, NM

The Scientific Illustrator produces digital geologic maps, cartographic illustrations, scientific figures, and graphics to the highest level of Bureau standards for use in internal and public-facing Bureau of Geology publications.

Publications Editor Socorro, NM

The Publications Editor aligns technical and general audience content to the highest level of Bureau standards for internal and public-facing Bureau of Geology publications.

Field Geologist (Bedrock Mapper) Socorro, NM

The New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources is seeking a Geologist to join our Geologic Mapping Program. Applicants with the aptitude and technical skills to manage fieldwork, data, and databases generated as part of each project, and a strong desire and ability to conduct field-based bedrock geologic mapping are encouraged to apply.

Water Data Program Manager Socorro, NM

New Mexico is a growing leader in developing open water data in collaboration with several state, local and national data experts. The NM Bureau of Geology (at NM Tech) is the convening agency of the NM Water Data Act, and we are hiring a dynamic leader as a fulltime program manager. This rewarding position will help with strategic planning, project management, and a range of collaborator communications. The ideal candidate has a passion for working to address water challenges in New Mexico.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Seismology Socorro, NM

The postdoctoral fellow will conduct research on induced seismicity presently occurring in southeastern New Mexico. Research topics will include using machine learning techniques to augment the catalog of seismicity in the region, associating seismicity with fracking and wastewater injection data, and other topics depending on researcher interest. Initial appointment will be for one year.

Specialist GIS Technician\Cartographer

We are looking for a self-motivated individual that is passionate about geoscience and geologic maps, has experience with GIS, and an interest in cartographic concepts. Our GIS team collaborates with field geologists to produce scientifically accurate GIS data. Cartographic and graphic design principles are then used to create readable and pleasing geologic map products that maintain scientific integrity. Communication skills in a team environment are essential to accomplish these tasks, advance the program, and improve our mapping methods. Applicants should have the ability to problem-solve or discuss to come to a solution for issues related to complex GIS and geologic concepts.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Computational Geochemistry

This position is hosted at New Mexico Tech with Alexander Gysi as supervisor, but includes collaborations with our partners in the new U.S. geoscience critical minerals experimental – thermodynamic research hub between New Mexico Tech (NMT), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), and Indiana University Bloomington (IUB). As such, the Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to travel yearly with up to 5 months internships at LANL.