Thursday, 15 November 2018 13:32



We are looking for highly motivated candidates to be a PhD-student in the field of Marine Climate and Climate Change (subject: Wind-generated Wave Climate).

The candidate will be contracted in the European research project ECLISEA (European advances on CLImate Services for Coasts and SEAs).

The full-time PhD program at Universidad de Cantabria usually lasts 3-4 years.




  • To develop his/her PhD Thesis in order to conduct original and significantresearch.
  • To collaborate in research projects connected to the specific topic of thePhD.

Example of scientific-technical subtasks to be undertaken:

-   Compilation, analysis of quality and comparative data from different sources of observations (buoys and satellite) and numerical simulations (e.g.reanalysis)

-  Performing numerical experiments with third generation wavemodels.

-  Study of the spectral wave conditions from a climatic and engineering point ofview.

-  Analysis of maritime storm conditions (extreme met-oceanic events)

Applicaation Procedures

Candidates must present the following documentation:

-Completed application form, availableat: investigador-uc-instituto-de-hidraulica-ambiental

-  Photocopy of the National Identity Document orPassport.

-  Curriculum, please provide a copy of the documents in order to support your merits.

❖     Application: The documentation required must be submitted to the following email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , indicating the offer to which it refers.

❖     Deadline: December 10, 2018 at 23:59 (SpanishTime)



  1. Applicants must have (i) Spanish nationality, (ii) European Union nationality, (iii) be of any state in which, through the international treaties established by the E.U. and ratified by Spain, the free movement of workers is applicable. Applicants with a different nationality from mentioned above can also present their application providing the appropriate residence permit.
  2. Candidates must meet the eligibility requirements by the UC for the Ph.D. program admissions (university degree and English level certificate; more info in the following spanish document: 911.pdf).
  3. Applicants must prove the qualificationrequired.


Salary and Contract

The minimum gross yearly salary for this assignment amounts to € 16422.

The duration of the contract will be initially for 12 months, extendable (on a full-time basis. Hours: Monday to Thursday, from 8:45 to 14 and from 15:15 to 18:00.) Friday: from 8:45 at 2:15 p.m.)


After the deadline for submitting applications, a committee will proceed to the evaluation of the merits of the candidates.

Those candidates who meet a minimum of the merits to be evaluated will be invited to a personal interview.

The candidates selected for the interview will then be informed of the final score obtained (curriculum and interview)


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