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

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InternshipABALOBI ICT4FISHERIESWestlake, Cape Town2/21/2020
Manager of biological invasions in the coastal regionSANBICape Town, Durban and East London2/21/2020
Assistant Meteorological TechnicianDEFFGough Island3/2/2020
Senior Meteorological TechnicianDEFFGough Island3/2/2020
Assistant Teaching Professor of Marine ScienceThe University of Southern MississippiMississippi, US4/1/2020
Freestanding, Innovation and Scarce Skills Postdoctoral Fellowships. Institutional closing dates will vary. DA closing date: 30 April 2020.NRFCountrywide4/3/2020
Graduate Assistant in Political EcologyUniversity of LausanneLausanne, Switzerland4/19/2020
Junior research group leader for a focus group on marine political ecology. No closing date specified. The position is open immediately, but a start before July 2020 is welcomed.Helmholtz-Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity University Oldenburg6/30/2020

 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.