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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:
May – 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)

Two (2) Science Research Specialist II


Monthly Salary: P 45,780.00


Job Description:
 Conducts land cover classification using RS/AI
 Assist the Senior SRS in risk calculation
 Oversees SRS I under the project
 Conducts earthquake hazards mapping and research using geophysical, geomorphological, geologic and AI techniques and instrumentation
 Manages, consolidates, analyzes/interprets, processes data related to earthquake hazards, including remote sensing data
 Explores techniques on AI, geophysics and remote-sensing and contribute to developing up-to-date methodologies
 Writes reports, procedures and publishable papers
 Operates/maintains/builds databases
 Implements project activities and work plans
 Presents results in written and oral manner
 Performs other tasks that may be assigned


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


 Knowledge in remote sensing
 Able, willing, and fit to travel and conduct fieldworks
 Field mapping and GIS skills
 Able to communicate well with co-workers, partners, and stakeholders
 Able to manage work schedule and project activities
 With good technical writing and presentation skills
 Programming skill is an advantage
 With sound understanding of research topic principles and methodologies related to earthquake sources and effects


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 May 19, 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.