Postdoc, paleosciences, Salamanca, Spain

A tenure track position in paleoclimatology, paleoceanografphy and/or micropaleontology is being offered at the University of Salamanca, Spain.


The Group of Oceanic Geosciences of the University of Salamanca is offering a tenure track position for five years to incorporate an outstanding candidate with a strong background in any of the following fields: Micropaleontology, Paleoceanography, Paleoclimatology, Biostratigraphy, microfossils as proxies for paleoenvironments, microfossils and biogeochemical cycles, microplankton and ocean acidification.

After the completion of the five-year contract, this position can be transformed to an Associate Professor at the University of Salamanca.


Application deadline is 16 January 2018.

The electronic application form (solicitud) and regulations of this call can be found on the webpage of the Ministerio de Economia de España. The candidate should write a summary of his/her research career and the main research line that he/she has carried out as well as enter the CV online with a complete list of publications.


The salary will be 33,720 Euros and an additional grant of 40,000 Euros for scientific research.


The applicants must hold a PhD completed between 1 January 2007 and 31 December 2014. English required.

Further information

For further information contact Francisco J. Sierro: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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This is a position offered within the Spanish "Ramon y Cajal" international call. Ramon y Cajal Spanish Program is open to scientists all over the world who want to develop his/her career in Spanish scientific and academic institutions.