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Project Title: Accelerated Earthquake Multi-hazards Mapping and Risk Assessment Program of the Philippines (ACER Program)


Employment status:
Contract of Services under Earthquake Geology and Geophysics Research and Development Section of Geology and Geophysics Research and Development Division (GGRDD)


Contract Duration:
March – December 2023 (can be renewed if performance is at least satisfactory)


Name of Project: Spatio-temporal Land Cover Mapping for Risk Assessments in Land Use Planning through AI (LUPA Project)

One (1) Computer Programmer III


Monthly Salary: P 54,244.00


Job Description:
 Develops and maintains systems, workflows, and computer codes to efficiently process hazard information and improve methodologies related to ground shaking/earthquake-induced landslide research and mapping
 Design and develop mobile and web visualization and application
 Support GIS and IT innovations
 Conducts analysis and interpretation of processed data
 Conducts research on machine learning applications by using appropriate technology or systems
 Writes technical reports and work instructions
 Assists the Project Leader in ensuring that project outputs and goals, and other administrative requirements are achieved
 Performs other tasks that may be assigned


Educational Background
 Graduate of Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or any related courses are encouraged to apply


 Preferably with experience in systems design and development, database maintenance, and other related work
 Analytical skills with a good problem-solving attitude
 Experience or training/s in machine learning techniques using AI is an advantage



Name of Project: Deterministic Liquefaction and Tsunami Hazard Mapping of Selected Low-lying Areas in the Philippines using GIS, AI, and Geophysical Technique (DELTA Project)


One (1) Science Research Specialist I


Monthly Salary: P 35,758.00


Job Description:
 Pre-processes remote sensing data (LiDAR, IfSAR, and aerial photos) to make them ready for tsunami modelling
 Develops tsunami modelling network for hazard mapping
 Conducts earthquake hazards mapping and research using geophysical, geomorphological, geologic and AI techniques and instrumentation
 Assists in the analysis and interpretation of processed data
 Carries out research methods and activities in the project plan
 Assists in writing of reports and publishable papers
 Assists in operation/population/maintenance of databases
 Assists in administrative tasks concerning the project
 Presents results in written and oral manner
 Performs other tasks that may be assigned


Educational Background
 Graduate of Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Applied Physics or any courses related to Engineering and Earth Sciences are encouraged to apply


 Able, willing and fit to travel and conduct fieldworks
 Basic field mapping and GIS skills
 Able to communicate well with coworkers, partners and stakeholders
 Able to manage work schedule and project activities
 With good technical writing and presentation skills
 With sound understanding of research topic principles and methodologies related to earthquake sources and effect
 Has basic knowledge in water wave science (tsunami, storm surge, tides, etc.)
 Has basic knowledge in any numerical modeling technique
 Has work/research experience in programming, including compiled (C, C++, Fortran), parallel programming; (MPI, OpenMP) and high-level scripting languages (Python, R or MATLAB) in an academic and research setting
 Programming experience in Linux environment is an advantage


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 March 31, 2023.


a. Application letter addressed to:
     Teresito C. Bacolcol
     Director, PHIVOLCS
     PHIVOLCS Bldg., C.P. Garcia Ave., U.P. Campus, Diliman, Quezon City

b. Fully accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with recent passport-sized picture (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017) and Work Experience Sheet which can be downloaded at;
c. Curriculum Vitae
d. Photocopy of Transcript of Records
e. Photocopy of Diploma

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(NOTE: Please indicate the position title and name of the project in your application letter)


As an advocate of the Equal Employment Opportunity Principle (EEOP), the DOST-PHIVOLCS encourages and welcomes all applicants regardless of age, religion, political affiliation including persons with disability, members of indigenous communities, and those from any sexual orientation and gender identities.