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The following vacancies are available in the marine and coastal environment:
Senior Researcher: Coupled Oceans and Climate – Ocean ModellingCSIRRosebank, Cape Town9/20/2018
Senior Science Lead - (Climate Change and Health)Wellcome Trust Our Planet, Our Health London, UK9/23/2018
Assistant Environmental Officer (Ref OC51/2018)DEA Oceans & CoastsMarion Island9/25/2018
Senior Meteorological TechnicianDEA Oceans and CoastsMarion Island9/25/2018
Assistant Environmental Officer (Ref OC49/2018)DEA Oceans and CoastsMarion Island9/25/2018
Environmental Officer (Ref OC/48/2018)DEA Oceans and CoastsMarion Island9/25/2018
Field Assistants: Seabird Research (x2 Posts)DEA Oceans and CoastsMarion Island9/25/2018
Assistant Meteorological TechnicianDEA Oceans and CoastsMarion Island9/25/2018
Director of the Inter-University Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, and Chair in Climate Change Science and PolicyUniversity of East AngliaNorwich, UK9/28/2018
Postdoctoral research fellowship: Humpback Whales in a Changing Climate. Applications will stay open until the position is filled. To start before end 2018.MA-RE, UCTCape Town9/30/2018
Deputy Director Future Earth SecretariatParis, France9/30/2018
Chief Director: Integrated Coastal Management & Coastal ConservationDEA Oceans and CoastsCape Town10/1/2018
Professional OfficerICES SecretariatCopenhagen, Denmark10/5/2018
5-year Research Fellowships for researchers from all fieldsUniversity of KonstanzGermany10/15/2018
Postdoctoral Fellowships for researchers from all fieldsUniversity of KonstanzGermany10/15/2018
Postdoctoral researcher: Amelioration of Environmental Effects of Fish Net-pens by Sea Cucumber Polyculture as Estimated by Meiofauna Metabarcoding. No closing date specified.NOAASeattle, Washington, USA10/21/2018
Postdoctoral position: Using Genomics and Genetics to Promote Shellfish Aquaculture. No closing date specified.NOAA & University of WashingtonWashington, USA10/21/2018
Marine Science or Fisheries Professor. No closing date indicated.University of NamibiaHenties Bay, Namibia10/31/2018
Fishery and aquaculture information management specialistFAORome, Italy1/1/2019

 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.