Marine Enforcement Officers in Poole and Shoreham

(2 vacancies) Organisation details The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is a government agency that licenses, regulates and plans marine activities in English waters to ensure they’re carried out in a sustainable way. We oversee marine planning to ensure the sustainable development of our coastal and offshore waters, monitor and control sea fishing activity, enforce marine […]

Scientist – Assessment and Advice of Pelagic Fish Stocks

About the position The stocks of tuna, mackerel, blue whiting, Norwegian spring-spawning herring, North Sea herring and capelin are commercially very valuable resources in the North East Atlantic. These stocks are schooling pelagically (in open waters), migrates throughout the year, tend to interact with each other and compete for food resources, and they are harvested […]

Fisheries Assessment Manager

Location: London Permanent Full Time, Monday to Friday Can you develop and oversee policies and procedures ensuring they are adhered to? Are you familiar with the field of fisheries science and management?  The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is looking for a Fisheries Assessment Manager (FAM) to be based at our London head office, and to […]

Head, Species Conservation Action – Global Species Programme

The Species Conservation Action Programme (SCAP) is part of the Global Species Programme and is part of IUCN’s Biodiversity Conservation Group (BCG) comprising The IUCN Red List and KBA Programme (also part of the Global Species Programme); the Global Protected Areas Programme, and the World Heritage Programme. The SCAP provides advice and resources to facilitate […]

Marine Ornithologist

Starting salary £27,247 pa Are you an experienced ecologist with excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders? Do you understand evidence and how to use it to advance seabird conservation? The Marine Species Team is seeking a marine ornithologist to undertake varied duties including provision of statutory advice […]

Graduate Marine Consultant

MarineSpace Ltd is an environmental consultancy that specialises in providing expert guidance to marine industries.  As part of the company’s continued expansion we are currently seeking to employ a graduate marine ecologist to join our experienced team. MarineSpace provides services to the marine aggregate, marine renewables, oil and gas, coastal/marine engineering and ports/harbours sectors.  The successful candidate […]

Executive Officer (EO) at the IMBeR (Integrated Marine Biosphere Research) International Project Office (IPO)

About the position The Integrated Marine Biosphere Research (IMBeR) Project, co-sponsored by the Scientific Committee for Oceanic Research (SCOR) and Future Earth, is an international research initiative focused on marine biogeochemistry, ecosystem studies and socio-ecological research ( The present IPO is co-sponsored by the Norwegian Research Council (NCR) and the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) […]

PhD opportunity: song and sexual selection in humpback whales (Note X-RBL-Warning)

We are seeking to recruit a PhD student for the following project: The relationship between song characteristics and reproductive success in humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae): does song fulfill an intersexual function? Male humpback whales sing a long and complex vocal display. Thousands of males can rapidly and synchronously change their population-specific song to a new […]

PhD Studentships at Plymouth Marine laboratory

Several PhD Studentships at Plymouth Marine laboratory have now been opened for applicants, including three with a significant marine ecosystem modelling component. The project titles are: Do marine models need complex ecosystems to make predictions about climate change? – Dr Lee de Mora (PML), Dr Luca Polimene (PML) & Dr Tim Lenton (University of Exeter) […]

Consultancy Position Opening in Portugal: Project Coordinator, Environment Defense Fund

In the sea-faring nation of Portugal, fishing is critical to both the culture and the economy: some of the most fishery dependent regions in all of Europe lie along its coast. Portugal has Europe’s fourth largest number of people employed in fishing (while ranking 12th in EU population), with the highest seafood consumption per capita […]

Baeza Lab in Integrative Biology of Marine Organisms, Clemson University is seeking motivated and creative students to join the lab as MS/PhD (preferable) students in Fall 2018.

The Baeza Lab in Integrative Biology of Marine Organisms at the Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson University ( is seeking motivated and creative students to join the lab as MS/PhD (preferable) students in Fall 2018. RESEARCH TOPIC Current research topics at the lab include the following: (1) Demographic history and population genomics (using RAD-sequencing) of […]

Vacancy announcement – SCAR Executive Director

The position of Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Executive Director is now advertised on the CCAMLR Job Vacancies page. The SCAR Secretariat is headquartered in Cambridge, United Kingdom. The Executive Director supports the implementation of the SCAR Strategic Plan, takes responsibility for day-to-day management of the SCAR Secretariat, administers the organisation’s finances and services […]

Assistant Professor in Nature-based solutions

We are recruiting a permanent Assistant Professor in Nature-based solutions (Zoology, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin). Nature-based solutions are “actions to protect, sustainably manage, and restore natural or modified ecosystems, that address societal challenges effectively and adaptively, simultaneously providing human well-being and biodiversity benefits” (IUCN). We are open to recruitment of an Asst. […]

ESSAC Science Coordinator

The ESSAC Office at the University Plymouth (UK) is seeking the next:  ESSAC Science Coordinator (Fixed Term – 2 years from January 2018) Salary £33,518 to £47,722 pa – Grade 7/8 Ref: A5640 Deadline to apply: Tuesday 31 October 2017 The Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) is an international research program that explores the history and […]

Call for Manuscripts Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) Special Issue of Biodiversity – a Journal of Life on Earth

Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), representing most of the Earth’s nations, have made commitments to the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets. Aichi Target 11 includes a commitment for ‘coastal’ nations to protect 10 percent of coastal and marine areas by 2020. This commitment was reconfirmed in 2015 by […]

IXth International Symposium on the Iberian Atlantic Margin (MIA2018)

Dear  colleague:   I would like to invite you to participate in the IXth International Symposium on the Iberian Atlantic Margin (MIA2018), to be held on September 4 – 7, 2018, in Coimbra, Portugal. The Symposium is being organized by the Departamentos de Ciências da Terra, de Ciências da Vida e de Engenharia Civil da Faculdade de Ciências […]

Position Announcement: Program Manager, Maui

The Coral Reef Alliance is pleased to announce that we have an opening for a Program Manager to be based in Maui, HI. Job posting and application instructions can be found here: The Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to unite communities to save coral reefs. Working with […]

Conservation International Indonesia – Marine Program Advisor

Conservation International is now seeking a well-qualified Indonesia Marine Program Advisor that will play a wide-ranging role (including program development, technical guidance and fundraising) in support of CI?s marine programs in Indonesia, with a focus on the Bird?s Head Seascape initiative in West Papua. The position is to be based in Bali, and the closing […]

EMODnet Open Sea Lab – Applications still accepted

EMODnet Open Sea Lab – Applications still accepted The application period for the EMODnet Open Sea Lab closed on 23 October. However, applications are still being accepted until all spots are full. >> See more Source. EuroMarine

Executive Officer Role, Integrated Marine Biosphere Research Project, (Norway)

The Integrated Marine Biosphere Research (IMBeR) project is seeking a suitable applicant with a PhD and scientific experience in an IMBeR related discipline. The Executive Officer (EO) will promote and contribute to the development and implementation of IMBeR science by initiating and interacting with relevant international organizations and institutions as well as acting as an ambassador for […]

Post-Doctoral Research Scientist – COMPASS Interreg Project, Marine Institute (Ireland)

The Marine Institute, as partner in the COMPASS Partnership, has been awarded funding under the Interreg VA area project to develop cross-border capacity for the monitoring and management of Marine Protected Areas (MPA) & species. The Marine Institute wishes to recruit a research scientist at Post-Doctoral level for a period of up to three and […]

Senior Coastal Processes Scientist, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (UK)

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) is currently looking for a Senior Coastal Processes Scientist to lead and deliver coastal oceanography and geomorphology projects withing CEFAS’ commercial and commercial and government portfolios. The role will incorporate several different tasks and responsibilities. Chief amongst these will be working within a project team monitoring and […]

Oceanography Expert in data for Bio-Argo Floats, Mercator Ocean (France)

Mercator Ocean currently has a position available titled ‘Oceanography Expert in Data for Bio-Argo Floats’. The position is a 12-month fixed contract. Due to the demanding nature of the role, applicants are expected to have five years of higher education or PhD experience, alongside a minimum of three years experience in the field. It is desired […]

Call for 2018 SCOR Visiting Scholars

SCOR, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, has opened calls for its 2018 Visiting Scholars Program. This program is open to any scientist who has time available to spend teaching and mentoring in a developing country. Hosting visiting scientists can have many benefits to host institutions, such as inspiring, motivating, and informing students and faculty, and leading to […]

Call for Access to EMBRC-France

EMBRC‐France is launching its 4th funding call for projects in marine biology with a focus on the development or utilization of marine model organisms, and the use of biological resources already available. Projects requiring access to in situ populations of marine organisms and marine ecosystems to tackle questions in the areas of biodiversity, biological oceanography, […]

IMBRSea Call for Professional Practice Topics

In the past month, 92 students have started the IMBRSea programme, titled ‘International Master in Marine Biological Resources’ students re expected to do a Professional Practice in spring 2018, and so IMBRSea are looking for institutions who are interested to offer opportunities. The aim of the module is to facilitate a chance to gain experience […]

UH Sea Grant Agent Based at the College of the Marshall Islands

Job Summary Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the University of Hawai?i Sea Grant College Program, located in Honolulu, Hawai?i.  Physical work location will be in Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) at the College of the Marshall Islands (CMI). Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of […]

Marine Science Instructor

*Job Description* The successful candidate will teach a mixture of 100 and 200-level marine science classes to support the new Marine Science Certificate program at CMI. These classes may include: Introduction to Marine Biology, Environmental Science, Tropical Marine Ecosystems, Marine Conservation and Management, Integrated Coastal Management, Marine Field Research Methods, Principles of Aquaculture, or Communicating […]

Diversity in elasmobranch research scholarship: applications now open

Hello, everyone! The American Elasmobranch Society, the world’s oldest and largest professional research society focusing on the science and management of sharks and their relatives, is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2018 Young Professional Recruitment Fund diversity scholarship. This scholarship provides one year of Society membership to early career […]


MARINE BENTHIC INVERTEBRATE TAXONOMIST INVERNESS, UNITED KINGDOM Job Purpose Identification and enumeration of marine benthic invertebrates and the occasional provision of in-house taxonomy training. Key Responsibilities Identification of fauna (fixed marine invertebrates removed from benthic sediment samples) to species level (where possible) Provision of Excel faunal matrices including ITI/IQI group Development and maintenance of Reference […]

OSPAR Deputy Secretary

Starting date: No later than 1 August 2018 Closing date for applications: 23 October 2017 Location: Central London Salary: Approximately £61 000/year Profile: University graduate (preferably in environmental management, natural or environmental sciences) with a minimum of five years’ relevant professional experience. Experience in dealing with the implementation of international conventions is desired. The person […]

PhD position: Global change impact on plankton ecophysiology

PhD position: Global change impact on plankton ecophysiology Background: In order to optimize nutrient uptake and light acquisition, different phytoplankton species have opted for different strategies resulting in large interspecific functional trait variability. Functional traits are the morphological, physiological, phenological, and behavioral characteristics of an organism that influence its performance or fitness. Intraspecific variability also […]

Research Associate, Dolphin Research

The Sarasota Dolphin Research Program (SDRP) is a collaborative partnership dedicated to dolphin research, conservation, and education. It was the first systematic study of bottlenose dolphin ranging patterns, and findings of multi-decadal, multi-generational residency have set the stage for the program to continue and develop into new areas of research. Since 1989, the Chicago Zoological […]

2 vacancies for Scientific Officer

Scientific Officer (fixed term appointment) Scientific Officer (part time maternity cover)  (2 vacancies) We are seeking a Scientific Officer (fixed term appointment) and a Scientific Officer (part time maternity cover), who will assist Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) with the management of inshore fisheries around the coast of Cornwall.  The role holder will […]

Post-Doc Fellowship in Physical Oceanography at IDMEC (Lisbon, Portugal)

Wavebuoy Project: Post-Doc Fellowship in Physical Oceanography at IDMEC (Lisbon, Portugal)

10th Euro-Global Summit on Aquaculture & Fisheries

The most prestigious event 10th Euro Global Summit on Aquaculture & Fisheries which is scheduled on May 28-29, 2018 at the capital city of UK, London. Here is the pass to present your distinguished work in the presence of the eminent personalities. As the premier event, we have developed a program with your interest in mind. Organizing Committee Members of Euro […]

Post-Doc position – coral reef ecology in Chagos

I currently have a 3 year Post-Doc opening in my group, to work with me on a project in the Chagos Archipelago. The Chagos Archipelago is unique in the Indian Ocean in that the northern atolls experience very little direct human impacts (e.g. fishing, pollution). However, while some islands in the archipelago are rat free, […]

30 Tenure-Track Positions @ The University of Hong Kong

Dear Friends, HKU?s Faculty of Science is on a hot-streak and we are seeking to fill 30 positions across the board. Specific to this audience are positions in Earth and Planetary Science, Chemistry, Ecology & Biodiversity, and Molecular and Cell Biology. Several of the positions will be connected to our Swire Institute of Marine Science […]

10th International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions (ICMB-X)

10th International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions (ICMB-X) 16-18 October 2018, Puerto Madryn, Argentina

SPIE Oceans X (April 2018)

We’d like to invite you to the 10th year of SPIE Oceans in Orlando, Florida, April 15-19, 2018. This is part of the SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, which is the largest unclassified annual conference covering various aspects of R&D (–commercial-sensing/defense–security?SSO=1) with approx. 2,000 papers and 5,000 attendees every year. The detailed Call and submission can […]

PhD Fellowship (Norwich, UK)

PhD Fellowship (Norwich, UK) – Blue eyes: New tools for monitoring coastal environments using remotely piloted aircraft and machine learning   Source: IFPRS

Post-doctoral research grant, CIIMAR, Portugal

A competition is open for the attribution of 1 Post-doctoral Research Grant focus on hydro and morphodynamic modelling of the Portuguese Atlantic North-western coast in the framework of the project MarRISK. The competition is open from 18th October until 31th October 2017. More details in: documents/Edital_MarRISK_BPD_ 2017-047.pdf — Isabel Iglesias Fernández Investigadora Auxiliar / Assistant […]

Youth for ocean! (YO!)

Youth for Ocean! (YO!) is a unique association of young and trandisciplinary scientists committed to the ocean from both hard and social sciences, which gathers more than 25 ocean lovers across the World. Created and supported by the French Embassy in the United States and the Ocean and Climate Platform, YO! aims to bridge ocean […]

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Earth Observation of Freshwater (including Wetlands) and/or Marine Environments

Applications with job share or part time working requirements will also be considered. The closing date for this post is midnight on Thursday 2nd November 2017. Lectureship (Grade 8) £39,992 – £47,772 per annum; Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor £49,149 – 56,950 (Grade 9). The Post Applications are invited for a new position in Earth observation of […]

Graduate Research Assistantships Available

Annis Water Resources Institute Graduate Research Assistantships The Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI) at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) has Graduate Research Assistantships available to full-time students interested in pursuing a Master of Science degree in Biology with an emphasis in aquatic sciences. Graduate assistantships include a generous 12-month stipend that is eligible for annual […]

2nd SAFARI Symposium

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) is proud to host the Second Symposium of SAFARI (Societal Applications in Fisheries and Aquaculture using Remote sensing Imagery) on “Remote Sensing for Ecosystem Analysis and Fisheries” in Kochi, India, from 15 to 17 January 2018. Abstract submission has been extended to 31 October […]

The Ocean Studies Department at Maine Maritime Academy (USA) invites applications for an Assistant professor

The Ocean Studies Department at Maine Maritime Academy invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Marine Science. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in oceanography or other marine related field by August 2018. The area of expertise is open, but an emphasis in chemical oceanography, marine environmental chemistry, marine geochemistry, or biogeochemical cycling is desired.  The […]

Two postdoctoral positions are available at the International Pacific Research Center (IPRC), University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Postdoc #1: The position is part of an NSF funded project aimed at determining the impact of climate change on upper ocean physics and biogeochemistry. The successful candidate will join a team from UH, NCAR and Caltech. The focus is on how the response of the ocean is affected by the presence of mesoscale and […]

Marine Conservation Advisor position – PNG

The Wildlife Conservation Society is seeking a dynamic, experienced individual with a knowledge of coastal and marine environmental issues in tropical developing countries to provide strategic oversight of and technical support for its marine conservation program in Papua New Guinea. The position requires strong tropical marine science and coastal fisheries expertise, extensive management and program […]

MS/PHD opportunities in marine population connectivity, coral reproductive biology, mesophotic reefs

Daniel Holstein is seeking motivated graduate students (MSc. or PhD) to join his lab at Louisiana State University (LSU), in the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences (DOCS) and the College of the Coast & Environment (CC&E) in Fall 2018. Research topics are largely open, but should complement ongoing research in the lab, which broadly […]

“MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences” at the University of Bremen offers a post-doc position

Last Interglacial reef evolution 1,0 Postdoc (TV-L 13) The employment is fixed-term and governed by the Act of Academic Fixed-Term Contract, §2 I (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG). Therefore, candidates may only be considered for appointment if they still have the respective qualification periods available in accordance with § 2 (1) WissZeitVG. The position is to be […]

BiodivERsA and Belmont Forum 2017-2018 Joint Call for Research Proposals on: “Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services”

25 funding organisations from 23 countries are joining this call: Argentina, Austria, Belgium# , Brazil (State of Sao Paulo only), Bulgaria, Canada, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Ivory Coast, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United States of America. See full announcement at Source: IFPRS  

Call for Videos for EU Research & Innovation Projects

Research projects which are supported by the EU through Horizon 2020 and previous framework programmes are having a real impact on the life of Europe’s citizens and our society as a whole. The projects often have compelling stories to tell. But reaching out to a large non-specialist audience is not always that easy. For this call, […]

Open Sea Lab: Applications Now Open

Applications for the Open Sea Lab! are now open. Applicants can register for the event either as an individual or as a group of four to five members. It should be noted that applications cannot be edited after submisssion. Application deadline:  16 Oct 2017 >> See more Source: EuroMarine

Four Year Fellowship PhD, Instituto Español de Oceanografia (Spain)

The Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO) are looking for candidates interested in conducting a PhD thesis investigating several aspects of the biology and distribution of meso and bathypelagic micronekton. The work of the thesis will be conducted in the Instituto Español de Oceanografía (Centro de Baleares), with periods in the Institut de Ciències del Mar (CSIC) […]

Doctoral Thesis Role in Phytoplankton Ecology, Instituto Español de Oceanografia (Spain)

This role will focus on the study of the dynamics of the populations of the sub-project led by the IEO of phytoplankton and its relationship with abiotic factors and processes of self-regulation. The successful applicant will also apply molecular techniques for the distinction of cryptic species of the genus Pseudo-nitzschia, and automatic analysis methods (FlowCAM type cytometer-microscope) coupled with […]

Doctoral Thesis Role in Phytoplankton Ecology, Universidade de Vigo (Spain)

This research involved in the role will focus on the study of processes of physical-biology interaction, with special attention to the processes of turbulence and mixing and their influence on the dynamics of phytoplankton populations. For this, the successful candidate will make observations of microstructure turbulence during different oceanographic campaigns, analyze historical databases of oceanographic variables, and […]

Experienced Ecologist Required, JBA (Ireland)

JBA, located in County Limerick, Ireland, is currently seeking an ecologist. JBA conduct research across a wide field of scientific areas, including coastal science and understanding of ecosystem services. The role requires a minimum experience of two years post-graduate experience, due to the demanding nature of the role. Among other tasks, the successful applicant will […]

Applied Ocean Sciences MSc, 2018, Cape Town (South Africa)

This course will provide academic and technical skills to deal with the most applied aspects of oceanography and marine biology. It is designed for both recent graduates as well as those with several years’ experience and who wish to work in the ocean services sector, with a focus on operational and conservation activities and other […]

SCOR Visiting Scholars Program, 2018, Cape Town (South Africa)

This program is open to any scientists who have time available to spend teaching and mentoring in a developing country for two weeks or more. The scholarships are not intended to conduct joint research, although such research may develop as an outcome of a visit. Awards for these scholarships are very competitive. SCOR will select Scholars through […]

Marine Plastics Need European Action, 8 Nov 2017, Brussels (Belgium)

A short event, entitled ‘Marine Plastics Need European Action’ will be hosted by Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP from 18:00-20:00 at the IUCN European Regional Office in Belgium, Brussels. The conference discussion will focus on the major issue of plastic waste in the ocean, an issue becoming alarmingly more important over time. Growing scientific evidence and […]

5th ENVRI week, 6-10 Nov 2017, Malaga (Spain)

ENVRI week is a week dedicated to Environmental Research Infrastructures. It is organized twice a year, in November and in May. ENVRI week hosts ENVRIplus project related sessions as well as several other sessions targeting different groups of stakeholders. This ENVRI week will host a special workshop from ESFRI environmental working group, in respect to European landscape […]

Conference on Ocean Observation Systems, 24 Oct 2017, Capri (Italy)

The objectives of this half day event, organised by Eurocean and its Member the National Research Council of Italy (CNR), is to share information on recent developments and future plans for ocean observations in Europe, and to discuss existing regional and European-wide ocean observation and supporting initiatives. The discussion will address the principal EOOS key […]

Free Futurelearn / U. of Reading (UK) online course on “Big Data and the Environment”

Free Futurelearn / U. of Reading (UK) MOOC on “Big Data and the Environment”   source: IFPRS

Post-doctoral Fellowship in the PORBIOTA project (Portuguese E-Infrastructure for Information and Research on Biodiversity (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-022127) at CESAM – Centre for Environmental and marine Studies, University of Aveiro – Portugal.

Research focus: the interface area of Natural and Social Sciences, with emphasis on Biodiversity. Work target: the scenarios analysis including relationship of environmental processes and social practices in coastal areas, in the context of an ecosystem-based management, at the LTER- Ria de Aveiro site. More info at

SOLAS Summer School (July-Aug 2018) Applications opened

SOLAS has opened the application for the 7th International SOLAS Summer School, 23rd July – 4th August 2018, Cargèse, Corsica, France.  Please find below the links to the:  –  Summer School website: – Application procedure:

MSc research assistantship in remote sensing of land use/cover changes (University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA – supporting the NASA MSFC research program in LCLUC)

Applications are invited for a 2-year graduate research assistant at the Master’s level beginning Fall 2017 in the Earth System Science (ESS) program of the Department of Atmospheric Science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) supporting the NASA MSFC research program in LCLUC. The selected applicant will work on a project related to […]

Free ESA online course on “Earth Observation from Space: the Optical View”

Free ESA (European Space Agency) MOOC on “Earth Observation from Space: the Optical View” Discover how optical Earth observation data is gathered and used in this free online course. Source: IFPRS

Eberly College Research Fellows for PhD students or recent graduates

The opportunity below is for a prestigious postdoc at PSU. You can read about the marine science at PSU here: The Eberly College of Science at Penn State University invites nominees for the Eberly Research Fellowship program. Eberly Fellowships are designed to attract exceptional early career scientists to Penn State to enhance their career […]

Scripps Master of Advanced Studies Program in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego formally announces that January 11, 2018 is the application deadline for the Master of Advanced Studies Program in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation <> (MAS MBC). This 12-month intensive master’s program is geared toward early to mid-career professionals interested in marine conservation careers. The MAS MBC program equips […]

Duke University online training on Marine Planning Process – October 16-December 15

 registration is open for an online, 8-week version of Duke’s Marine Planning training. In this “fundamentals of planning” class, participants learn global best practices and essential skills in marine planning. The interactive curriculum is designed for professionals with interest in coastal and oceans management at all experience levels. This course is led by it’s author, […]

Job offer – Spanish Institute of Oceanography (In Spanish)

¿Quieres trabajar en el Instituto Español de Oceanografía – IEO? Se ofertan 4 contratos de Titulado Superior. Tienes hasta el 09/10/2017 para presentar la solicitud 1. Proyecto de investigación: “CLIMATE CHANGE & EUROPEAN AQUATIC RESOURCES BALEARES (CERES BALEARES)” Código de la plaza: 312 Unidad administrativa: C.O. BALEARES 2. Proyecto de investigación: “INTERACCIÓN DE PROCESOS OCENAOGRÁFICOS […]

Job offer at SeaExpert (Horta, Azores, Portugal)

Job offer at SeaExpert (Horta, Azores, Portugal):   Candidates shall have a master (or upper) degree in Marine Biology or related areas, have demonstrated experience in developing Data collection programs, including definition of criteria, modelling and statistical analysis. Candidates shall also have demonstrated experience in drafting reports for international bodies, such as the EU, […]

Bioinformatic Postdoc: Coral symbiosis, acclimation and adaptation

We are currently seeking a highly motivated, independent but team-oriented postdoctoral fellow with strong bioinformatics background. Our group applies functional and comparative genomics techniques to investigate the molecular basis of symbiosis, acclimation and adaptation in corals and related cnidarian model organisms. The respective projects are focused on NGS data analysis and include RNAseq, genome and […]

Coastal Flood Modeller – Flanders, Belgium

Introduction Antea Group is an international engineering and environmental consulting firm specializing in full-service solutions in the fields of environment, infrastructure, urban planning and water. The work of our Belgian Business Unit Water is focused on coastal zone management, water management systems, flood forecasting, water policy, surface and groundwater modeling, urban water, dredging projects and […]

four new senior science jobs at AIMS

The Australian Institute of Marine Science is calling for applications for four new senior science positions. Applications are invited for the following jobs: Biological-Chemical Oceanographer: Position Summary: Lead a group of researchers to conduct field-based research and monitoring of coastal water quality. Lead and conduct original applied and strategic research to investigate issues in tropical […]

three (two in Microbial Genomics and one in Bioinformatics) tenure-track faculty positions

Dear all, the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM, located in Cuernavaca, Morelos) is seeking outstanding candidates for three (two in Microbial Genomics and one in Bioinformatics) tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D and postdoctoral experience of at least two years. Successful applicants must have an excellent […]

2018 Call for SCOR Visiting Scholars

The Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) has sent 26 SCOR Visiting Scholars to 15 developing countries to teach and mentor since 2009. SCOR will be supporting five Visiting Scholars in 2018. Please see the application information at

Austral Summer Institute XVIII (ASI XVIII), University of Concepcion

Dear colleague, The Department of Oceanography and Center COPAS Sur-Austral of the University of Concepcion, Chile, are pleased to announce the  Austral Summer Institute XVIII (ASI XVIII). ASI XVIII will be held in January 2018 and is comprised of 5 courses on the themes “Numerical modeling tools to understand physical and biological processes in mid and high latitude marine […]

Registrations open for the Advanced Master in Sustainable Blue Growth (with Fellowship for African Countries)

Registrations open for the Advanced Master in Sustainable Blue Growth The Advanced (postgraduated) Master in Sustainable Blue Growth is jointly organized by University of Trieste and OGS – National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics. The Master aims to train new generation of scientists, technicians and operators, in the marine and maritime sectors, equipped with appropriate skills to bridge […]

PhD Fellowship in Exeter (UK) – Blue Communities: assessing and reconciling trade-offs in marine planning in UNESCO Man and Biosphere sites in South-east Asia

PhD Fellowship in Exeter (UK) – Blue Communities: assessing and reconciling trade-offs in marine planning in UNESCO Man and Biosphere sites in South-east Asia

Staff Scientist – Marine Geoscience, Seafloor and Habitat Mapping – Marine Geoscience (MG) Group, National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Southampton, UK

Staff Scientist – Marine Geoscience, Seafloor and Habitat Mapping – Marine Geoscience (MG) Group, National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Southampton, UK

PhD Fellowship in Lancaster (UK): Designing a Citizen-led Coastal Observation and Engagement Platform

PhD Fellowship in Lancaster (UK): Designing a Citizen-led Coastal Observation and Engagement Platform

Research scientist vacancies in Aquatic Remote Sensing and Optical Measurements

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS) invites applications for 3 job vacancies to work in Brussels with the REMSEM (Remote Sensing and Ecosystem Modelling) team on research projects in the field of optical remote sensing of coastal and inland waters. The contract will be of definite duration until December 2019 with possibility of […]

PhD studentship: Phytoplankton single-cell properties and implications for zooplankton dynamics, at AWI, Helgoland, Germany

Apply by 2 Aug 2017 The Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) invites applications for the position of a PhD student in Phytoplankton single-cell properties and implications for zooplankton dynamics, within the Shelf Sea System Ecology section. This position is part of the newly BMBF-funded project PlanktoSERV in the junior working group […]

SCOR-POGO International Training Workshop on Nutrient Analysis for Participants from Developing Countries

Hosted at NIOZ Texel, Netherlands, 5-9 November 2017 To better manage and understand the global impacts of human activities on the world’s oceans, it is necessary to have accurate observations of changes in dissolved nutrients in both the upper water column, as well as in the deep ocean.  This workshop at NIOZ is targeted at scientists and technicians […]

Career Opportunity – Resident Lecturer in Environmental Policy and Socioeconomic Values, Turks & Caicos Islands

On an annual basis, teach the Environmental Policy and Socioeconomic Values course during two semester sessions  and one-third of the two summer courses, Tropical Marine Ecosystems: Monitoring and Management, and Applied Marine Research Techniques. Lead designated components of the Center’s Strategic Research Plan and, as part of this, oversee, mentor, and grade the student directed […]

PhD Fellowship in “Thermal Remote Sensing of Coastal Waters” (University of Reading, United Kingdom)

PhD Fellowship in “Thermal Remote Sensing of Coastal Waters” (University of Reading, United Kingdom) — source IFPRS

Senior Coastal Processes Scientist (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science – Lowestoft, UK)   source: IFPRS

NF-POGO- NUIG Ocean & Climate Scholars Programme II 18-22nd September 2017

The Ocean & Climate Scholars Programme is an intensive, fully funded workshop examining our past, present and future climate, the oceans interact and our influence at global, regional & local scales. The programme will be held at NUI Galway, Ireland from 18th to 22nd September 2017 and is open to postgraduate students of ocean, climate and […]

Postdoctoral Position in Marine Population Genomics, GEOMAR (Germany)

This appointment is part of a EU BiodivERsA project on the effect of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) on Mediterranean artisanal fisheries in collaboration with France, Spain and Sweden. This position concerns the population genomics aspects specifically, which constitute a significant part of the whole project. The main tasks will consist of generating large-scale RADseq data from four […]

Temporary Scientific & Technical Officer (STO) Irish Sea, Marine Institute (Ireland)

This role will involve working closely with the BLUEFISH project partners particularly Bangor University, Swansea University and Aberystwyth University. Activity 3.1 is a major component of the MI’s delivery under the BLUEFISH project. The maximum duration of this temporary specified purpose BLUEFISH funded contract of employment will be for up to three years. BLUEFISH will develop […]

Advanced Course Monitoring Environmental Effects of Aquaculture. 18-22 Sep 2017, Zaragoza (Spain)

This course will be taught with a combination of lectures, applied examples, case studies and practical sessions that will provide the participant with hands-on experience on field sampling and data processing relevant to environmental monitoring of aquaculture. From the knowledge of the aquaculture environment interactions and progress at different scales, this course intends to provide […]

SCAR Fellowship Applications 2017 Opens

Fellows may be awarded up to US$15,000 each and, this year, up to five are being offered by SCAR. The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) is an inter-disciplinary committee of the International Council for Science (ICSU). SCAR is charged with initiating, developing and coordinating high quality international scientific research in the Antarctic region (including […]

Marine Law and Ocean Governance Call 2017 Opens

The Marine Institute of Ireland invites applications for a Project-Based Award to be led by a senior Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Marine Governance and Ocean Law. The project will support a suitably qualified and motivated small team who will act as a focal point researching case studies, best practice and providing legal perspective and expertise […]

Scientific Committee of AlgaEurope 2017 Opens Call for Abstracts

All abstracts will be submitted to peer-review, coordinated by the Scientific Committee. Notification of acceptance will be emailed to the corresponding author together with detailed information and guidelines. Registration for the Conference is mandatory for those wishing to submit scientific contributions. Abstracts will be published in the book of Abstracts of AlgaEurope 2017. Application deadline: 15 […]

iMarCO2017: 3rd International Marine Connectivity Conference. 11-13 Sep 2017, Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)

The strategic objective of iMarCo is to organise and create synergies among the European scientific community sharing an interest in the understanding of the spatial dynamics of marine populations. This multidisciplinary research event will, amongst other objectives, aim to synthesise and disseminate of knowledge on oceanographic, genetic, and microchemistry methods for the study of connectivity. […]

2nd International Symposium on the Advances in Marine Mussel Research. 7-8 Sep 2017, Sète (France)

This symposium aims to highlight the latest research on marine mussels (Mytilus sp.) from a multidisciplinary perspective, including  studies from the fields of genomics, proteomics, immunology, physiology, ecology, ecotoxicology and aquaculture among others. Marine mussels represent an excellent study system in evolutionary biology, ecology, ecotoxicology, climate change and more importantly, they are a key species […]

NASA Earthdata Webinar “Data Access and Visualization of Model Data at the NASA GES DISC”

The NASA climate reanalysis dataset from MERRA-2 and the Land Data Assimilation System (LDAS) datasets, distributed at Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC), contains numerous data for atmosphere, land, and ocean, that are grouped into 151 products. The data are available as hourly, daily (hourly time interval) and monthly files. During […]

Blue Growth Summer School in September 2017 – Ghent University, Belgium

Ghent University wants to draw your attention to its cutting edge 2 week Blue Growth Summer School in September 2017. We are aiming at international students with a civil engineering, bio-engineering and science (e.g. marine biology and geography) background and a passion for ocean sciences, research & development and innovation.   May we kindly ask you […]