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

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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (Coastal and Estuarine Ecology). No closing date specified.SAIABPort Elizabeth5/25/2020
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship: new approaches and methodologies for incorporating diverse socio-economic and cultural values and knowledges into marine planning and governance.UCT, One Ocean HubCape Town5/30/2020
PhD Position in the area of Coastal Ocean TurbulenceInstitute of Coastal Research Geesthacht, Germany5/31/2020
Research Staff and Technical Assistant : Chemical Oceanography and Ocean Biogeochemistry. no closing date specified.School of Oceanography, Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghai, China5/31/2020
Senior Associate, Lenfest Ocean Program. No closing date specifiedPew Charitable TrustsWashington DC, USA5/31/2020
Marine Scientist on Sharks and Rays Protection ProjectWILDTRUSTDurban5/31/2020
Postdoctoral Fellow on Sharks and Rays Protection ProjectWILDTRUSTPort Elizabeth5/31/2020
Research Scientist - Physical Oceanography and Coastal ProcessesAustralian Institute of Marine ScienceQueensland, Australia5/31/2020
x3 Postdoctoral positions: Ecosystem-based fisheries management, with topics focusing on 1) fleet dynamics and fisheries economics, 2) stock assessment and 3) ecosystem modeling using AtlantisMarine and Freshwater Research Institute and the Agricultural University of IcelandIceland6/4/2020
Research Associate in Southern Ocean Spatial and Community EcologyUniversity of TasmaniaHobart, Tasmania, Australia6/5/2020
Consultant on SWIOFish3 project: Seychelles' report to the Fisheries Transparency InitiativeSeychelles Department of Blue Economy-6/5/2020
Lecturer: marine conservation, marine ecology and/or marine biology. No closing date specified.University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Miami, Florida, USA6/8/2020
Deputy Director-General: Fisheries ManagementDEFFCape Town6/8/2020
Deputy Director-General: Environmental ProgrammesDEFFCape Town6/8/2020
Deputy Director-General: Climate Change and Air Quality Management DEFFPretoria6/8/2020
Research Group Leader: Climate and Air Quality ModellingCSIRPretoria6/10/2020
Researcher: Waste from Vessels and Ghost Gear ProjectSustainable Seas TrustPort Elizabeth6/15/2020
Postdoctoral research contracts: earth systems, climate change and sustainability, the energy transition, or societal challenges of environmental issues.Campus FranceFrance7/5/2020

 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.