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Job Opportunities

Department Vacancies: 

Current jobs in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge.

A full listing of vacancies listed on the University website for this Department can be found here. 


Further information:

Departmental jobs and studentships, when available, will be also be advertised here. Occasionally, vacancies in related institutions are advertised on this page.

To apply for a vacancy, please fill in the appropriate application form, which can be accessed here.

See the Job Opportunities page for all current vacancies in the University.


PhD Positions

If you are exploring the possibility of postgraduate work in the Cambridge Earth Sciences Department you will:

  • have either done an undergraduate degree in an earth science subject, or perhaps want to use your degree from another science subject such as physics, chemistry, mathematics or biological sciences;
  • be relishing the stimulus of one of the UK's premier research departments;
  • probably be looking for a PhD or MPhil research course. (We offer only one taught masters course).

To find out more, go to the Postgraduate Admissions area of the website.



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