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

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Project Site Community ManagerWILDTRUSTiSimangaliso – northern KwaZulu-Natal1/26/2022
Graduate Placement InternshipAbagoldHermanus, Western Cape1/30/2022
Lecturer, School of Life Sciences (marine and freshwater vertebrate ecology, fisheries, aquaculture and/or isotope ecology)University of EssexColchester, UK1/30/2022
Research Internships - conduct beach and river litter surveysSustainable Seas TrustGqeberha (Port Elizabeth)1/31/2022
Research Assistant - DNA extraction and PCR of zooplanktonSAAMBRDurban1/31/2022
Postdoctoral position: Supporting climate resilience through equitable ocean conservationFrench Foundation for Biodiversity ResearchMontpellier, France1/31/2022
Assistant Professor of Sustainable Aquaculture and Coastal SystemsBodega Marine Laboratory, UC DavisCalifornia, USA1/31/2022
Centre ManagerSANCCOBCape Recife, Gqeberha, Eastern Cape1/31/2022
Postdoctoral fellowship: integrated marine ecosystem assessment. Open until filled. Available from 1 Jan 2022.SARChI in Marine Ecology and Fisheries, UCTCape Town2/1/2022
Postdoctoral fellowship: marine system-based stakeholder processes. Open until filled. Available from 1 Jan 2022.SARChI in Marine Ecology and Fisheries, UCTCape Town2/1/2022
Research Scientist - Quantitative Coastal EcologistCSIROBrisbane or Perth, Australia2/20/2022
ZUKOnnect Postdoctoral Fellowships in a wide range of disciplinesUniversity of KonstanzKonstanz, Germany2/22/2022
ISblue International Postdoctoral FellowshipsISblueWestern Brittany, France4/30/2022

 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.
  • 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.