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

 Content Editor

Postdoctoral position: Implementation of environmental DNA analyses in marine observatoriesHelmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity, University of Oldenburg Oldenburg, Germany10/31/2021
Postdoctoral Position Biodiversity and Connectivity of Marine Protected AreasHelmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity, University of OldenburgBremerhaven, Germany10/31/2021
Action Plan Writer to assist with producing a definitive Guidebook for Management of Plastics in Africa.Sustainable Seas TrustGqeberha (Port Elizabeth)10/31/2021
uShaka Sea World Executive ManagerSAAMBRDurban10/31/2021
Marine Ecologists at Consultant & Senior Consultant level . No closing date. Review of applications start 1 Nov.Anchor Environmental ConsultantsTokai, Cape Town11/1/2021
Consulting: Evaluation of the Marine and Coastal Science for Management ProgramWIOMSA-11/5/2021
Programme Director - FisheriesFalkland Islands GovernmentStanley, Falkland Islands11/7/2021
Ornithology Field Assistant NMU & UCTMarion Island11/15/2021
Preparedness and Response ManagerSANCCOBTable View, Cape Town11/15/2021
Deputy Director: Strategic Environmental IntelligenceDFFEPretoria11/15/2021
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Deep-Sea TaxonomyISA-IfremerBrest, France11/30/2021
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Observations and Modelling of Polar Aerosols. Open until filled.Marine and Antarctic Research Centre for Innovation and Sustainability (MARIS), University of Cape TownCape Town12/15/2021

 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.