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

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Two interdisciplinary postdoctoral fellowships in marine social-ecological researchSouth African Research Chair in Marine Ecology and Fisheries, UCTCape Town5/14/2021
Marine Programme ManagerBlue VenturesAnjouan, Comoros 5/17/2021
Knowledge Broker/Research Assistant position for adaptive knowledge-based estuarine fisheries projectInstitute for Coastal and Marine ResearchRemote working with workshops in Gqeberha5/21/2021
Environmental ManagerDe Beers MarineCape Town5/21/2021
Scientist Production Grade A - C: Biological Oceanography and Biological Interactions Research DFFECape Town5/24/2021
Control Biodiversity Officer Grade A: Water Resources and Wetlands ConservationDFFEPretoria5/24/2021
Production/General Manager – Aquaculture FarmsAbagold LimitedHermanus, Western Cape5/28/2021
International Postdoctoral Fellowship ProgramOcean Frontier InstituteNova Scotia, Canada5/31/2021
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (Coastal and Estuarine Ecology). No closing date indicated.NRF-SAIABPort Elizabeth6/9/2021

 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.