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Marine Sciences at the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Please note that although much of the online information provided on the host institution's website is in Spanish, most faculty in the School of Marine Sciences speak English, and the scholar will only be expected to teach in English. Detailed information about his/her tasks will be provided to candidates in a timely manner and in English after being selected, but candidates can expect to dedicate 50% of their time to teaching and 50% to research.

Teaching at the undergraduate-level:

Teaching undergraduate-level courses for third-year students earning their Bachelor’s degree in Marine Sciences.

The lecturer is expected to teach a course as part of the Bachelor's degree program in Marine Sciences and may be invited to give lectures on different topics related to that field:

B) Research

The visiting professor will be invited to present his/her research in seminars and to attend research seminars led by the School of Marine Sciences professors. He/she will also have ample opportunity for collaboration with any of the research groups related to the field of Marine Sciences. These are included in the following research institutes: IOCAG (The Institute of Oceanography and Global Change); IUNAT (The Institute of Environmental Studies and Natural Resources); and ECOAQUA (The Institute of Sustainable Aquaculture and Marine Ecosytems).


GAA (Grupo de Algología Aplicada)


GOB (Grupo de Oceanografía Biológica)

GOF (Grupo de Oceanografía Física)

QUIMA (Grupo de Química Marina)


AQMA (Análisis Químico Medioambiental)

BIRB (Biología Integrativa y Recursos Biológicos)

EMAP (Ecología Marina Aplicada y Pesquerías)

FEAM (Fotocatálisis y Espectroscopia para aplicaciones medioambientales)

FIMATA (Física Marina y Teledetección aplicada)

GEOVOL (Geología de Terrenos Volcánicos)

GIRMA (Interacción Radiación Materia)

(all research groups linked here)

GIA (Grupo de investigación en Acuicultura) 

BIOCON ( Biodiversidad y Conservación)

EOMAR (Ecofisiología de Organismos Marinos)

Grant Length
Four months
Grant Dates

February to May, 2022


School of Marine Sciences, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Edificio de Ciencias Básicas, Campus Universitario de Tafira, 35017 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Environmental Sciences
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Marine Sciences: The scholar's expertise should preferably be in chemical or biological oceanography.

Special Features

The ULPGC sponsors this award and, in addition to financial benefits for the scholar, offers housing advice and, if needed, assistance to find a school for dependent children. A contact will be available to help the scholar adapt to the university.

The Scholar will enjoy all the benefits and rights of a regular faculty member of the ULPGC, including access to all digital resources.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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