PhD candidate in Marine Sciences

Location: Faro, Portugal
Application deadline: Open until the position is filled

Job position description

We seek for a motivated candidate to apply for a PhD scholarship. The candidate should hold M.Sc. degree in Earth Sciences, Marine Sciences, Marine Biology or related field and good English skills. The research project will be supervised by Dr. A. Rita Carrasco and Dr. Katerina Kombiadou.

Area of Knowledge: Natural Sciences

Project description

Given the increasing impact of climate change on biodiversity, it is essential to understand the potential of ecosystems to adapt to such environmental changes. The PhD project will employ multidisciplinary approaches that aim to understand the long-term evolution of salt marshes, combining research on biophysical interactions (ecology and geomorphology) and assessing their effectiveness as Nature-based solutions in terms of mitigating climate change impacts. The project foresees data collection in the Ria Formosa system. The candidate will receive training in fieldwork data collection and processing.

How to apply

Application requirements:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Motivation letter

For European citizens.

Submit by e-mail to:

An interview might be requested to assist selection, in case of many applicants with similar qualifications.

posted: 08 February 2021     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.