POSITION: Marine Biologist

ON-GOING STUDIES: currently PhD Biology candidate


August 2012 - Present University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna (Austria), Scientific researcher
July 2008 - May 2012 University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna (Austria), Technical assistent
June 2006 - September 2007 Pollos San Juan, Málaga (Spain), Bussiness manager
October 2000 - May 2006 Pollos San Juan, Málaga (Spain), Worker (part-time) while completing studies
June 1999 - September 2000 Pollos San Juan, Málaga (Spain), Bussiness manager
October 1997 - May 1999 Pollos San Juan, Málaga (Spain), Worker (part-time) while completing studies
June 1996 - September 1997 Pollos San Juan, Málaga (Spain), Bussiness Manager



July 2012 - Present PhD studies in Biology, University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna (Austria)
January 2008 - September 2008 Master in Integrated Coastal Zone Management, Universidad de Cádiz, Cádiz (Spain)
October 1991 - September 2001 Degree in Marine Sciences, Universidad de Cádiz, Cádiz (Spain)
September 1987 – June 1991 Baccalaureate, Centro de Enseñanzas Integradas, Málaga (Spain)



Mother tongue: Spanish

Other languages:

  Listening Reading Spoken interaction Spoken production  
English B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
French A1 A1 A1 A1 A1
German B2 B2 B2 B2 B2


Organisational/managerial skills: Experience with group dynamics, at "Pollos San Juan" as owner-manager (3 employees), at several non-profit associations ("Ecologistas en Acción", "La Breva", in Málaga-Spain) as President, Secretary, Treasurer.

Digital skills:

Information processing Communication Content creation Safety Problem solving
Independent user Proficient user Proficient user Independent user Independent user
  • Good command of office suite (word processor, spread sheet, presentation software)
  • Good command of R, Mathematica, Joomla! und Mediawiki (University)
  • Good command of MacOSX und bash (University)

Other skills:

  • Bicycle
  • Astronomy
  • Flamenco




  • Volland, J.-M., Schintlmeister, A., Zambalos, H., Reipert, S., Mozetič, P., Espada-Hinojosa, S., Turk, V., Wagner, M. & Bright, M. (2018). "NanoSIMS and tissue autoradiography reveal symbiont carbon fixation and organic carbon transfer to giant ciliate host". The ISME journal 12(3): 714. doi: 10.1038/s41396-018-0069-1
  • Bright, M., Espada-Hinojosa, S., Lagkouvardos, I., and Volland, J.-M. (2014). "The giant ciliate Zoothamnium niveum and its thiotrophic epibiont Candidatus Thiobios zoothamnicoli: a model system to study interspecies cooperation". Frontiers in Microbiology 5. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00145
  • Espada-Hinojosa, S. (2002). "Modelos de alimentación ecológica". Consum@ étic@ n° 0, p. 21 (in Spanish)
  • Espada-Hinojosa, S. (2002). "Pesca y alimentación ecológica". Europa Azul n° 68, p. 71-73 (in Spanish)
  • Luna, A., Espada-Hinojosa, S., López, C., Alés, G. (2002). "Transport system environmental assessment of an urban agglomeration integrated in a coastal wetland: Bay of Cádiz (Andalusia, Spain)", en Veloso F.; Taveiro, F.; das Neves, L. (eds.) "The Changing Coast. Vol. 3". Porto, Portugal. p. 69-74 (in English)
  • Luna, A., López, C., Espada-Hinojosa, S., Alés, G. (1999). "Evaluación ambiental estratégica del plan intermodal de transporte metropolitano de la Bahía de Cádiz", en Domínguez, M. (ed.) "El paisaje urbano en el marco de la sostenibilidad". Segovia. p. 257-276 (in Spanish)



  • 2003, Coordination of the project: "Conservation of the coast of Málaga (Andalusia, Spain)" for "Ecologistas en Acción". Regional government of Andalusia (Spain)


  • 2001, Organisation of the Workshop "Sustainability" of the Universidad de Cádiz (Spain)

Honours and awards:

  • 1998, 3rd Prize "Research in Urban environment" Seville Municipality (Spain)