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

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Deputy Director: Natural Resources Management ProgrammesDEFFBloemfontein9/28/2020
Director: Small Scale FisheriesDEFFCape Town9/28/2020
Director: Research SupportDEFFCape Town9/28/2020
Director: Aquaculture ResearchDEFFCape Town9/28/2020
Chief Director: Marine Resources ManagementDEFFCape Town9/28/2020
Chief Director: Fisheries Research & DevelopmentDEFFCape Town9/28/2020
Environmental Officer Specialised Production: Environmental Impact Assessment DEFFCape Town9/28/2020
Environmental Officer Specialised Production: Norms and StandardsDEFFCape Town9/28/2020
Postdoctoral position: ocean modelling. Position open until filled.SAEON Egagasini NodeCape Town9/30/2020
Project Manager on Mouse-Free Marion project BirdLife South AfricaCape Town; may involve extensive travel.9/30/2020
Postdoctoral Research Associate - phytoplankton(HAB)/water quality in estuarine locations. No closing date specified.Texas A&M University - Corpus ChristiTexas, USA9/30/2020
Chief Executive OfficerNational Research FoundationPretoria9/30/2020
3 Postdoctoral fellowships in the Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observatory programme:(i) CO2 and heat uptake, (ii) emerging feedbacks in carbon cycle and (iii) biogeochemical model development.CSIRRosebank, Cape Town9/30/2020
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: AquacultureUCT Department of Biological Sciences/ ASTRALCape Town9/30/2020
Fisheries specialistBlue VenturesGlobal, with a preference for nationals to apply from the countries and cities in which Blue Ventures’ maintains central offices (Antananarivo, Bristol and Denpasar)10/2/2020
Experimental Research Technicians, Field Technicians and Field and SeaSim Research AssistantAIMSQueensland, Australia10/5/2020
PhD position: Satellite altimetry with focus on ocean circulation DGFI-TUMMunich, Germany10/10/2020
Seabird Rehabilitation Supervisor / Veterinary NurseSANCCOBPort Elizabeth10/30/2020

 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.