Field assistant posts for Marion Island 2020-2021 - NOW OPEN!

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Three field assistant positions (2 x "Sealers" and 1 x "Whaler") are once again available at Marion Island, April 2020 - May 2021. All three positions are embedded within the research programme: "Marion Island Marine Mammals: Individual Variation and Population Processes in Changing Environments", maintained through the University of Pretoria.

For instructions please read the advertisements carefully here:

Mammalogist- Seals / Killer whales

Application link  below:

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA OUR ONLINE SYSTEM*(click on text to redirect).

DEADLINE: 21 October 2019

*Emailed submissions will not be accepted.

An overview documentary of what you might expect in these positions can be viewed here and further insight about our science gained by listening to a public talk (here) or viewing our publications.

Additional information about the positions and a background to the  programme can be found on our programme history, 'working with us' and FAQ pages.

If you want a good idea of what life as a sealer is all about on Marion, consider purchasing a copy of our book - 'Pain forms the Character'