The Department of Earth Sciences is a small, friendly community of academic, research and administrative and support staff.

The Department of Earth Sciences is proud to have received an Athena Swan Silver Award following our initial submission in November 2011. Athena Swan is a charter for women in science, recognising commitment to advancing women’s careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in higher education and research.

Information about the department’s support for Family-friendly policies, Equality & Diversity, Training, Apprenticeships and Work Experience are available under About. Any questions on such policies should be addressed to the HR Manager (

We are currently recruiting for the following vacancies (including Faculty, Research, Administration and Technical Support roles):

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Metal Biochemistry

These roles are managed through the University’s central HR database, and can only be applied for using the online applications tool.

Please note the closing date and submission requirements for each role, as they may vary from vacancy to vacancy.

For PhD/DPhil Studentships please see Graduate pages.