PhD Position on Air Quality monitoring (RI-URBANS)

The Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA-CSIC) offers a PhD position in the RI-URBANS project, coordinated by Dr. Xavier Querol, from the group EGAR, to evaluate the measurement of new metrics in Air Quality monitoring measurements with special interest in nanoparticles, and components of particulate matter (PM) including sources.

Candidates must hold a degree in Chemistry/Physics/Earth and life Sciences/Engineering, and a MSc in chemistry, environmental sciences, chemical engineering, or equivalent.

Professional experience is not required.


   - Specialization towards environmental chemistry and atmospheric sciences, previous experience of field work in atmospheric sciences and data analysis, ability to work with long datasets and programming capacities are valuable merits.
   - Personal characteristics such as interpersonal skills, analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team are required.
   - Advanced spoken and written English is required.

Working conditions

   - Contract duration: 3 – 4 yrs
   - Estimated annual gross salary: Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience
   - Target start date: January 2022

Those interested may email their CV and motivation letter to Andrés Alastuey at, adding PhD RI URBANS to the email subject

Deadline: 31st December 2021

PhD Job offer


Friday, 10 December 2021