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News Item Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
The Scientific Computing Research Unit (SCRU) (Deadline for Applications: 30 November 2013)
News Item Corporate and Private Sector Fundraiser
Endangered Wildlife Trust (Deadline for Applications: 18 November 2013)
News Item Centre Coordinator
Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) Documentation Centre (Deadline for Applications: 2 December 2013)
News Item MSc and PhD Opportunities
Institute for Water Research, Rhodes University, Grahamstown (Deadline for Applications: 15 January 2014)
News Item Masters, Doctoral and Postdoctorial Research Bursaries
University of KwaZulu-Natal (Applications are now open for 2014)
News Item Facilitating and conducting scenario planning under the LTAS climate futures
SANBI (Deadline for Applications: 29 November 2013)
News Item Project Manager
Sustainable Coffee Bay Non Profit Organisation (Deadline for Applications: 17 December 2013)
News Item WWF South Africa: Water Source Areas Programme Manager
WWF seeks to appoint a Water Source Areas Programme Manager, based in Newlands, Cape Town.
News Item Senior Manager - Quality Assurance and Project Management
Programme for Technological Careers (PROTEC) is a national independent nonprofit educational service provider in South Africa that specialises in science, mathematics and technology education. Its main clients are provincial education departments, schools, educators and learners.
News Item South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)
Call for registration on Research Assistants Database February - December 2014
News Item Internship for the SAEON Arid Node, Kimberley, Northern Cape
The National Research Foundation (NRF) is responsible for the management of the DST-NRF Internship Programme, in which unemployed Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) graduates and postgraduates are offered opportunities to acquire practical work experience through mentoring and exposure to a research environment. Applications are invited for the following position:
News Item Post-doctoral Fellowship - Evaluation of the control of ticks by Red-billed Oxpeckers on domesticated and wild stock
12 month position to start May 2014 with the possibility of renewal for a further 12 months The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) and the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) have partnered to offer an exciting position. The position will fall under the School of Life Sciences (UKZN) and forms an integral part of the EWT's Operation Oxpecker Project. The study area will be in the Limpopo province.
News Item 1 year internship (funded by the National Research Fund).
The CREW programme KZN node is looking to fill the post of 1 year internship (funded by the National Research Fund).
SAVANNA & ARID SCIENTIFIC SERVICES UNIT Based in Twee Rivieren, Kgalagadi CLOSING DATE: 8 April 2014
News Item Conservation Ecology Professional - Wildlife ACT
Looking for a conservation ecology professional with a master's degree in Biology/Zoology or relevant Ecology field. Need a minimum of 1 years experience in the field as well as ability to oversee other employees.
News Item Wildlife Monitor - Wildlife Act
Looking for a wildlife monitor with guiding, hunting or substantial bush experience. Person needs to have experience operating in rural and remote areas, as well as show potential or experience as a handyman.
News Item Research Assistant Early Stage Researcher - James Hutton Institute UK
Seed and seedling phenomics of native plant species Limited Term Appointment for 36 months: 1 October 2014 until 30 September 2017 *Salary is calculated under the provisions of the EU for the ESR positions in the Marie Curie Actions and is detailed on enquiry.
News Item Rangeland Ecology
A tenure-track position is open in The Mitrani Department of Desert Ecology at the Jacob Blaustein Institutes of Desert Research of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
News Item Project Manager
Biowatch South Africa seeks to appoint a Project Manager based in our Durban office. The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the Seed and Knowledge Initiative (SKI) which Biowatch is implementing with communities in KwaZulu-Natal and with partner organisations in southern Africa. SKI is a partnership between Biowatch, the University of Cape Town and the Mupo Foundation. The goal of SKI is to support small-holder farmers in southern Africa, in particular women and the communities in which they reside, to become more seed, food and nutritionally secure through improved seed and food diversity and the application of local knowledge systems.
The South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON) is a research platform funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and managed by the National Research Foundation (NRF). SAEON is mandated to establish and manage long-term environmental observatories; maintain reliable long-term environmental data sets; promote access to data for research and/or informed decision making; and contribute to capacity building. The mandate is executed through six geographically distributed nodes that are coordinated by the SAEON National Office in Pretoria. SAEON invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the position of:
News Item Project Solaris Recruitment
An innovative agricultural venture supported by aviation sector has started around Marble Hall. If you have either excellent administrative/coordination/networking skills or are an experienced agronomist you invited to apply for 2 positions available with this project. Local language skills and knowledge of smallholder farming are advantageous. Submit CV and motivation letter indicating position you applying for by 30 January 2015 to
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER (GRASSLAND SCIENCE AND RANGELAND ECOLOGY)SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES PIETERMARITZBURG CAMPUS REFERENCE NO.: LS04/2015 The University of KwaZulu-Natal is one of the top Universities in South Africa and in the top 500 Universities globally. The School of Life Sciences has a long-standing tradition in research and teaching in Biodiversity. The incumbent will provide added strength to the School’s research and teaching programmes. S/he will be expected to contribute to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as contribute towards administration within the school. S/he will also be expected to contribute to research in Grassland Science/Rangeland Management.
News Item Programme Manager: RESILIM-O
This fixed-term contract position has opened at the Association of Water and Rural Development (AWARD), an NGO based in Hoedspruit, Limpopo Province.
News Item Job Opportunity - Environmental Consultant
Job Title: Environmental Consultant Location: Hilton, KZN An opportunity exists for an Environmental Consultant to provide support on SLR projects. Responsibilities will include assistance to senior consultants with environmental impact assessment processes and reporting, public participation, authority consultation and project administration. The person should have the ability to carry out instructions, problem solve where appropriate, work as part of a team and independently.
News Item Rangeland Management Specialist - Bureau of Indian Affairs
GS 5/11 at Crownpoint, NM. $32-76k.
News Item Deputy Director: Biodiversity Planning and Policy Advice
Biodiversity Information Management and Planning Directorate (Salary level 12) Kirstenbosch NBG – Cape Town
News Item Land Reform & Biodiversity Stewardship Policy Advisor
Biodiversity Information and Policy Advice (3 year contract position)- (Salary level 11) Cape Town or Pretoria
News Item Specialist Advisor:Environmental Management
GEF funded ‘Mainstreaming biodiversity into land use regulation and management at the municipal scale’ Project (Land Use Project) (Salary level 12) (Contract Position ending 31 January 2020) Cape Town or Pretoria
News Item Specialist Advisor: Planning and Land Use Management
GEF funded ‘Mainstreaming biodiversity into land use regulation and management at the municipal scale’ Project (Land Use Project) (Salary level 12) (Contract Position ending 31 January 2020) Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town
News Item Senior Livestock Expert Needed
The FAO Investment Center has urgent need for a (senior) Livestock expert to assist with a technical support mission to Tanzania/Kenya/Uganda under the World Bank Lake Victoria Environmental Management project.
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