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Universidad de Cantabria

Santander, Spain 🇪🇸

NO. 4387 – UC researcher offers (Water and Environment department)

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Dpto. Ciencias y Técnicas del Agua y Medio Ambiente, The C.O.I.E. of the University of Cantabria announces a selection process for researchers for the following research project “COASTAL CLIFF RETREAT AND CLIMATE CHANGE Pry PID2021-124190OA-I00” whose principal investigator is Mr./Mrs. Ana Cristina Rueda Zamora. REFERENCE OF THE CALL Nº 4387

Project funded by: MCIN/AEI/10.13039/501100011033/ FEDER, UE

The type of category of the position(s) called is RESEARCHER – UNIVERSITY DEGREE responsibility I

Number of vacancies: 1

Deadline for Web registration

11:59 PM hours of Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Deadline to submit documentation

10 working days


Job duties: Collection and analysis of historical and future data of meteocean conditions in the Cantabrian coast. Tasks: Collection of historical databases (waves, sea level, wind). Collection of climate change projection databases. Statistical downscaling to the coastal area of both historical data and projections. Association of meteoceanic conditions to the areas of interest (Cantabrian cliff areas). Analysis of results. Contribution to publications, deliverables and technical documentation of the project.


In order to proceed with the formalisation of the contract once the selection process has been passed, the selected person must meet the requirements established in Article 15.5 of Royal Legislative Decree 2/2015, of 23 October, approving the revised text of the Workers’ Statute Law (amended by Royal Decree-Law 32/2021, of 28 December).

This contract for circumstances of production will have a duration of 6 months months (maximum of 6 months) and is signed in accordance with the provisions of section 1 and 2 of article 15 of Royal Legislative Decree 2/2015, which approves the revised text of the Workers’ Statute Law.

On schedule: 8:30-16:00 * flexible


8.226 € (gross salary including the proportional part of the extra payments during the contract.).


Academic requirements

  • University studies (Civil Engineering (bachelor’s, master’s and bachelor’s degrees))
  • University studies (Environmental Sciences (undergraduate, master’s and bachelor’s degrees))
  • University studies (Physics (undergraduate, master’s and bachelor’s degrees))
  • University studies (Environmental Engineering (bachelor’s, master’s and bachelor’s degrees))


  • Have Spanish nationality or have the nationality of a member state of the European Union or be from any of the states in which, by virtue of international treaties established by the E.U. and ratified by Spain, the free movement of workers is applicable. Likewise, applicants with a nationality other than that mentioned above may submit their application, provided they can prove that they are in possession of a work and residence permit at the time the contract is formalized.
  • To be in possession of the qualification required in this call. Documents issued abroad that are to be used in this procedure must be legalized in accordance with the current regulations (Management circular number 134).
  • Persons who have had an employment contract for access to the Spanish science, technology and innovation system, governed by article 22 of Law 14/2011 of 1 June on Science, Technology and Innovation of a duration equal to or greater than 5 years, taking into account the duration of this job offer, may not participate in the selection process.


Other official qualifications

Master in data science – Master in coastal and port engineering – 20 points


Python programming experience in the jupyter environment – Experience in handling meteocean data – 50 points

Complementary Training

“No additional training required”


English B2 – 10 points

Other Merits

“No other merits required”

Personal Interview

Personal interview – 20 points



University of Cantabria
Higher Education Institute

EU Research Framework Programme

Not specified

Research Fields

  • Maritime engineering (Engineering)
  • Water science (Environmental science)
  • Global change (Environmental science)
  • Earth science (Environmental science)

Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)

Required Qualification

  • Master Degree or equivalent Engineering


  • None years in Maritime engineering


  • English Good


Registered candidates must attach the following documentation:

In addition to registration required in the job offer through this portal, the documentation requested in the call text must be submitted to the department/unit that carries out the call. or send all of it scanned to the following e-mail, indicating the offer to which it refers:





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