ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversitat de Barcelona
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE08/03/2021 00:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONSpain › Barcelona
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK37,5
OFFER STARTING DATE01/04/2021
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / ERC
The Department of Earth and Ocean Dynamics from the University of Barcelona is seeking a highly motivated early carrier researcher in geosciences with proved experience in micropaleontological studies of planktonic foraminiferaassemblages and with experience in the application of different geochemical proxies on foraminifera test such as: Stable isotopes (O&C), trace elements (Mg/Ca) and radiogenic isotopes (Nd isotopes)
The successful applicant must have general experience of working in laboratory environments, including chemical protocols and needs to be trained in the recognition of planktonic foraminifera species to provide paleoenvironmental reconstructions. This position will involve mostly:
• Identification of foraminifera assemblages from the central Mediterranean Sea
• Application of cleaning protocols on foraminifera test for the measurement of Mg/Ca ratios and also stable isotopes
• Sediments preparation, Column chemistry procedures application for the separation of Nd, Sr and Pb isotopes.
• Writing of scientific papers
The work will be developed under the supervision of Dr. Isabel Cacho and Dr. Leopoldo Pena from the GRC Marine Geosciences, Dept. Earth and Ocean Dynamics, Faculty of Earth Sciences (University of Barcelona).
The successful applicant will work as a member of a team.
FBG project number
Testing the role of Mediterranean thermo-haline circulation as a sensor of transient climate events and shaker of North Atlantic Circulation
Dinàmica de la Terra I de l’Oceà
Gross salary per year
Application letter, Curriculum vitae
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The candidate selection will be based in the proved experience on the defined on the requirements (skills/Qualifications and specific requirements)
Selection will be done by 15march 2021
Priority will be given to people with disabilities (Law 89/2015 of June 2, reserve of quota 2% in favour of people with disabilities in companies of 50 or more people).
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELGeosciences: Master Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
Minimum PhD in geology, chemistry, marine or environmental sciences, or related fields.
- Capable to visual identification of different foraminifera species.
- Capable of safety, carefully, efficiently and independently working in clean geochemical laboratories with corrosive chemicals.
-Interested in collaborating and publishing with our dynamic research group
EURAXESS offer ID: 610201
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