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The following vacancies are available in the marine and coastal environment:
Consultant - gap analysis of existing monitoring and early warnings of extreme weather and environmental eventsBCCAngola, Namibia, SA8/23/2019
Tourism Blue Flag Node Co-ordinatorWESSAEastern Cape8/28/2019
Conservation Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve and Marine Protected AreaCapeNatureBredasdorp, Western Cape8/30/2019
ACDI Research Portfolio ManagerUCT African Climate and Development InitiativeCape Town8/31/2019
Contract: analysis of needs to create a new joint Master Program in Ocean Sciences in South AfricaIRD, NMU-8/31/2019
Contract: analysis of needs to create a new joint Master Program in Ocean Sciences in South AfricaIRD, NMU-8/31/2019
Dean, Graduate School of OceanographyUniversity of Rhode IslandRhode Island, USA9/9/2019
Earth Observation Vacancies (up to 10 posts)Plymouth Marine LaboratoryPlymouth, UK9/30/2019
Postdoctoral Fellowship: conservation genomics, climate resilience and restoration of southern African seagrassesStellenbosch UniversityStellenbosch9/30/2019
Postdoctoral Investigator- Physical Oceanography - run high-resolution regional coupled model (WRF-ROMS) simulationsWoods Hole Oceanographic InstitutionMassachusetts, USA10/31/2019
Postdoctoral Investigator- Physical Oceanography (computational modeling and analysis)Woods Hole Oceanographic InstitutionMassachusetts, USA10/31/2019
Postdoctoral Investigator- Biology - in coupled biological-physical modeling and ecological data analysisWoods Hole Oceanographic InstitutionMassachusetts, USA10/31/2019
Assistant Professor - Data Science in Oceanography. Until position is filled.Texas A&M UniversityTexas, USA10/31/2019
Postdoctoral positon - develop data assimilative models. Position open until fillled.SAEONCape Town12/31/2019

 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.