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 Bronze Award following our submission in April 2016. 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 are available under About. Any questions on such policies should be addressed to the HR Manager (

Current Vacancies

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Noble Gas Geochemistry

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.