The Micropalaeontological Society

Micropalaeontology jobs

Please check back regularly on this page for new micropalaeontology jobs.
To advertise a micropalaeontology job

The only requirements to advertise a position via this service are that the role is related, at least in part, to micropalaeontology and that industrial advertisers agree to pay 50GBP per listing. Postings are free for academic and charitable sector advertisers. To post an advertisement, please contact the TMS secretary with a brief summary of the position details and a web-link for more information.

Current academic advertisements

Assistant Professor Position

Application Deadline: July 15th 2022

The Department of Earth Sciences (DESTE) at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) ( is seeking to host and support female candidates who are aiming at submitting an application within the SNF PRIMA program for excellent women researchers who show a high potential for obtaining a professorship (deadline 1st November, 2022), or for a SNSF Starting Grant (deadline 1st February 2023). The successful candidate will conduct an independent line of research in Geneva to
strengthen fundamental research either in one of the existing disciplines of the department, e.g., Micropaleontology, Biostratigraphy, Paleoecology, or better to initiate a new field of investigation in connection with Earth-Life Interactions, biosignatures for life, and implications for modern climate change.

More details can be found here:

Current industrial advertisements

Micropalaeontologists and Nannopalaeontologists – PetroStrat

We have exciting opportunities to further expand our skilled and experienced team of 35 biostratigraphers. To complement our current skill base we are looking for candidates ideally experienced in wellsite and routine micropalaeontology and nannopalaeontology.

The roles will require working within a team on a wide variety of analytical studies, including single or multi-well and reservoir to regional scale projects, to be undertaken either in our UK offices, overseas and at wellsite. We offer varied and interesting career opportunities and are currently active in many areas including North, West & South Africa, the Middle East, North & South America, the North Sea, Norwegian Sea, Eastern Europe, the Caribbean, SE Asia and Australasia. Applicants should ideally be qualified and willing to conduct wellsite work, both onshore and offshore. This post will involve a balanced mix of office-based analytical work and wellsite work, with excellent opportunities for career progression within an expanding and dynamic organisation which has exciting plans for further expansion.

The successful candidates will have a minimum of an MSc in an appropriate biostratigraphic discipline. Previous industrial experience, including wellsite work is preferred, but not essential as appropriate training will be given.
We offer a highly competitive benefits package, including pension and bonuses for wellsite work. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

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