Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Marine Isotope Biogeochemistry

The Department of Geological Sciences seeks applicants in the field of Marine Isotope Biogeochemistry. The Department of Geological Sciences at Stockholm University currently hosts ca. 70 permanent academic staff, post-doctoral and guest researchers, engineers and administrative personnel, and PhD students. Research and teaching at the Department encompasses Geology, Geochemistry, and Marine Geology.

Geochemical research at Stockholm University has a long tradition of low temperature geochemistry and biogeochemistry, aimed at understanding the geochemical processes that determine the composition, history, and climate on Earth. We seek applicants who use isotopes as a tool to gain further understanding of biogeochemical processes in aquatic ecosystems. The envisioned research should be relevant for the Baltic Sea placing such research in a worldwide context of marine and coastal systems. This position is one of five currently advertised positions at Stockholm University to form an interdisciplinary research team in collaboration with the Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre (

The main responsibilities associated with this position will include research (80%) as well as teaching and student supervision in support of our curriculum, which includes on-site, distance and field-based courses. Applicants will be assessed primarily on scientific merits, but teaching experience and ability to attract external funding are also considered. Visit our web site ( to find more information about the position and to learn more about the department and its resources.

Application deadline is January 15, 2018. Please use the Stockholm University web-based application system to apply. Specific information about the application procedure can be found at Further information can be obtained from the Head of Department Prof. Martin Jakobsson (

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