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The following vacancies are available in the marine and coastal environment:
Seabird Field BiologistsMarine Apex Predator Research Unit, NMUMarion Island11/23/2017
Chief Executive OfficeriSimangaliso Wetland Park AuthorityKwaZulu-Natal11/24/2017
Assistant Scientist (Oceans and Human Health – Cancer and Aging – Marine Molecular Biology)Bermuda Institute Of Ocean SciencesBermuda11/27/2017
Assistant Professor positions in Coastal Health - - the priority consideration date is 1 November, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.Department of Biology and Marine Biology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington North Carolina, USA11/30/2017
Visiting Professor in Biological OceanographyInstitute of Oceanography at Federal University Rio Grande Brazil11/30/2017
Postdoctoral fellowship on modelling the cross-shelf exchanges along the inshore edge of the Agulhas CurrentSAEON and NTCCape Town11/30/2017
Director within the Research Chairs and Centres of Excellence (RCCE) DirectorateNRFPretoria11/30/2017
Marine Spatial Planning Postdoctoral Fellow to contribute towards the development of a dynamic simulation model of the Algoa Bay system.The Institute for Coastal and Marine Research at Nelson Mandela UniversityPort Elizabeth12/15/2017
Field Fisheries Officer - closing date unspecifiedRhodes UniversityNorthern Cape12/31/2017
Data Manager on RRS Sir David AttenboroughBritish Antarctic SurveyCambridge, UK12/31/2017
Tenure Track Research Scientist - Physical Oceanography (Application reviews start 2 Jan 2018)Woods Hole Oceanographic InstitutionMassachusetts, USA1/2/2018
Tenure Track Research Scientist - Ocean Biogeochemical Modeler (Application reviews start 5 Jan 2018)Woods Hole Oceanographic InstitutionMassachusetts, USA1/5/2018
Faculty Positions in Coastal Physical OceanographyUniversity of Maryland Center for Environmental ScienceMaryland, USA1/15/2018

 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.