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

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Research Assistant - Coral EcologyOceanographic Research InstituteDurban12/7/2022
Groen Sebenza Internships - in various fields, including Marine Research & Policy and Marine EcologySANBIKirstenbosch, Cape Town12/7/2022
Chief Technical OfficerUCT Department of Biological Sciences and FitzPatrick Institute of African OrnithologyCape Town12/7/2022
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in sea ice modellingThe Norwegian Polar InstituteTromsø, Norway12/10/2022
Fisheries Management Coordinator (NAFO countries)Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada12/11/2022
Internship: Doctoral Studentship (Earth Systems Science: Ocean and Climate)CSIRCape Town12/12/2022
Internship: Masters Studentship (Earth Systems Science: Ocean and Climate)CSIRCape Town12/12/2022
South Africa Project Manager - One Ocean HubCMR, NMU-12/12/2022
Programme Manager: International Ocean Institute - South AfricaIOI-SANewlands, Cape Town12/15/2022
Post-doctoral position: marine heatwave analysis of the Atlantic OceanUWC & partnersBellville, Cape Town12/15/2022
South Africa Oceans Program Manager (permanent position)The Nature ConservancyCape Town12/19/2022
Control Scientific TechnicianDFFESea Point, Cape Town12/19/2022
Environmental Officer Production Grade A: Aquaculture Technical ServicesDFFEPretoria12/19/2022
PhD Research Fellowship in Deep Sea BiologyUniversity of BergenBergen, Norway12/20/2022
Post-doctoral position in benthic macrofauna and biodiversity researchUniversity of CádizCádiz, Spain12/21/2022

 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.
  • 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.