Job Vacancy July 11, 2018 PDF Print

1. The Project

The PHIVOLCS-funded project Development of Early Warning Systems for Landslides, also known as the DYNASLOPE Project, is a multidisciplinary endeavor addressing the problem of landslide risk. The project is composed of instrumentation engineers, software engineers, civil engineers, geologist, social scientists, and community developers working together towards a unified goal.


2. The Vacancy

(1) Senior Science Research Specialist


Job Description:

  • Supervise day-­to-­day operations of the monitoring team
  • Facilitate planning and assessment of the monitoring team
  • Regularly report work progress and concerns to the Supervising SRS
  • Conduct research related to sensor data monitoring and analysis
  • Develop methods and tools for sensor data monitoring and analysis
  • Conduct monitoring fieldwork in project sites
  • Assist in the conduct of seminars and consultations
  • Conduct pre­ and post ­fieldwork administrative tasks
  • Conduct work related to implementation of early warning system protocol

Educational Background:


BS Geology, Civil Engineering, Physics, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Math, or related field


  • preferably, licensed professional, if applicable to the profession
  • preferably with at least one (1) year of programming­-related work
  • knowledgeable and skilled in, or at least can easily adapt to, Python­ based computer programming
  • demonstrate good math­based problem­solving and analytical skills

Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing. Attach the following documents to the application letter and send to the address below not later than July 18, 2018.

  1. Fully accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with recent passport-sized picture (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017) which can be downloaded at;
  2. Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
  3. Photocopy of certificate of eligibility/rating/license; and
  4. Photocopy of Transcript of Records.



QUALIFIED APPLICANTS are advised to hand in or send through courier/email their application to:

Renato U. Solidum, Jr.

Undersecretary for DRR-CC, DOST and Officer-in-Charge, PHIVOLCS

PHIVOLCS Bldg., C.P. Garcia Ave., U.P. Campus, Diliman, Quezon City

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