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Seeking a post-doctoral researcher!

Marine SABRES is seeking a post-doctoral researcher who will contribute to the development of decision support tools used in simple socio-ecological systems. The aim of these tools is to help managers make decisions on conservation and restoration.

The position is based at AZTI, a science and technology research centre in San Sebastián, Spain. Full details are given in the PDF below.

Marine Sabres position at AZTI
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Within the Marine and Coasts Environmental Management research area, your role is to take part in the development of decision-support tools to be used in simple socio- ecological systems (with few human pressures such as tourism or fishing, providing beneficial ecosystem services such as food, spotting interesting species and so on) in order to help managers in taking decisions on conservation and restoration, making this scalable to carry over to more complex socio-ecological systems. The application and testing will take place in three areas of study: the Arctic, Italy and Macaronesia.

Type of contract: Access to the Spanish science, technology and innovation system (post-doc)

Duration: 3 years (with the possibility of renewal) Location: In our facilities at Pasaia (Spain), near San Sebastián Annual Gross Salary: 33,327.74 € / 42,370.03 €


PhD related to marine studies, ecosystem services and/or socio-ecological systems or similar.


  • Experience in projects related to determining human pressures, ecosystem services and socio-ecological systems.

  • Database design and development

  • Work in a numerical computation environment (R or equivalent)

  • Work in geographic information systems environments for viewing and analysing geospatial data.

  • C1 or equivalent level of spoken and written English.

Credit will be given for:

  • Academic publication/s related to the subject of the position.

  • Academic papers at international and national conferences, symposia, work groups, etc., related to the subject of the position.

  • Availability to travel (to attend coordination meetings, work groups, etc.).

  • Knowledge of other languages (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, etc.)

  • Proactiveness

  • Ability to work both individually and in a team

  • Initiative and autonomy at work.

  • Driving licence.


Attach a complete CV with a photo and contact information at

Deadline is 10th March 2023.

For any questions or concerns, e-mail



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