Six New PhD Scholarships in Marine Ecosystem Science

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We are looking for six highly motivated individuals to undertake research at the University of Waikato leading to a PhD. The PhDs are supported through Phase II of the New Zealand Government funded National Science Challenge – Sustainable Seas (www.sustainableseaschallenge). This is a large multi-institutional and trans-disciplinary programme involving researchers from throughout the country that will underpin the transformation of New Zealand marine management to a holistic, ecosystem based management (EBM) approach. Scholarship details and the application process are detailed in the downloadable file below:



Technical Advisor Marine (Aquaculture) – 6 months


The Department of Conservation’s Aquatic Unit has a 6-month fixed term or secondment opportunity for a Technical Advisor Marine Kaimātanga Takutaimoana to join our team of technical and scientific experts. The overarching focus of this role is to influence and advise on the development of open ocean aquaculture. In the role, you will:

  • Provide scientific and specialist advice
  • Review and influence policy development
  • Influence, build and sustain collaborative relationships

 The position is a fixed term or secondment opportunity, ideally based in Dunedin or Invercargill, however we are open to alternative locations. 

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