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The following vacancies are available in the marine and coastal environment:

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4-month contract on modelling dispersal of South African larvaeIRD & MARBECRemote working possible6/25/2021
PhD position in Public Engagement with OceanographyUtrecht UniversityUtrecht, The Netherlands6/29/2021
Consultancy services to undertake a review and update of the Alternative Sustainable Coastal Livelihoods strategy of the Fisheries Branch of DFFE.Benguela Current Convention-7/2/2021
Chief Executive OfficerSANCCOBTable View7/2/2021
Deputy Director: Environmental ManagementSANBICape Town7/2/2021
Chief Scientist: Aquatic Biodiversity ResearchSAIABGrahamstown, Makhanda, Eastern Cape7/11/2021
SARChI Principal Scientist: Inland Fisheries and Freshwater EcologySAIABGrahamstown, Makhanda, Eastern Cape7/18/2021
Deputy Director-General: Biodiversity and ConservationDFFEPretoria7/19/2021
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Plankton Imaging and Ocean Biogeochemical ModelingPrinceton UniversityNew Jersey, USA7/30/2021
ABALOBI Eastern Cape Project Manager. Position open until filled.ABALOBI Community DevelopmentEastern Cape9/30/2021

 Career Information

  • Careers in the marine environment - This brochure was prepared by Berny Snow and Karen Binning of the African Coelacanth Ecosystem Programme (ACEP), Phase 1.
  • Marine Careers - So you want to work with the sea? An educational resource produced by NPC Sea World Education Centre at uShaka Marine World, Durban
  • Aquatic Bioscience Careers (Please be aware that the file size of this document is 19.8 MB). 
    This book was produced as part of the Department of Science and Technology's Bioscience Month initiatives. The project was implemented through the South African Agency for the Advancement of Science and Technology.
  • Want to be a Marine Scientist? - produced by SAEON Elwandle Node.
  • Career guide on scarce skills in Fisheries - produced by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
  • Interested in a career in the marine sciences? You're in the right place! will introduce you to a wide range of marine career fields and to people working in those fields. In addition, it will give those men and women a chance to tell you what they like and dislike about their careers, what they see for the future in their fields, and much more. Produced by the New Hampshire Sea Grant, a component of NOAA.