Thursday, 16 November 2017 18:05


The Environmental Hydraulics Institute of Universidad de Cantabria has published, through the COIE service, a predoctoral researcher position. If you wish to work in research and you are interested in developing a PhD thesis, then this call is for you!

Objective and tasks


The selected candidate will develop research tasks aimed at the creation, extension and modification of existing scientific theories, to enlarge scientific knowledge in matters related to hydrological modeling.


  • Analysis of the spatio-temporal structure of climate dynamics in watersheds, with theoretical hydrological models and with machine learning tools.
  • Statistical analysis of hydroclimatic variable making use of advanced statistical techniques.
  • Synthetic generation of hydroclimatic time series.
  • Development of tools for the application, in technological transfer projects, of the generated knowledge.
  • Colaboration in developing hydrological modeling projects.

Application submission

Candidates must submit their applications to COIE’s webpage (link) until November, 27 23:59 (Spanish time) including the following documentation:

a) Filled application form

b) Fotocopy of the National Identification Document, Passport or equivalent document

c) Fotocopy of the Degree or Master certificate.

d) Fotocopy of all the merits claimed.

Candidates requirements

Candidates should at least fulfill the following requirements:

a) Candidates must have Spanish/European Union nationality. Applicants can also present their application with a different nationality from the one mentioned above providing the appropriate residence permit.

b) Candidates must prove the qualification required in this call. Documents issued abroad must be legalized in accordance with current regulations (Circular No. 134 of the Management of the University of Cantabria of May 3, 2010, “Instructions on the recruitment of personnel to research projects, with foreign titles”).

c) Candidates must posses an Official Master Degree certificate or equivalent.

d) Candidates must posses a B2 certificate or equivalent in English.


The duration of the contract is 6 months, with full-time dedication, which may be extended depending on the continuity of the work, and the existence of financial support.

Assessment of merits

After the deadline for submitting applications, the Admission Committee will proceed to the assessment of the merits according to the documentation provided. Requiring an interview with all or some candidates is possible.

For more information about evaluation criteria the attached pdf can be checked.


If you require any further clarification, please do not hesitate to contact:

Manuel del Jesus
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