Opportunity to join a Research Cruise for Good Environmental Status

The Malta Council for Science and Technology is offering a unique opportunity for an experienced Marine Environmental Professional (officer or scientist) to work with a  team of transnational researchers on board a research vessel in the North Sea, as part of the JPI Oceans Joint Action ‘Science for Good Environmental Status’, S4GES.


The JPI Oceans Joint Action S4GES is co-led by Belgium, Italy and Malta, with experts from each country composing a Coordination Team to run the Action.  More information on the action is available on the JPI Oceans website.  The research cruise is scheduled to be run between the 9th and 15th July 2022 – with preparatory information provided to the selected candidate prior to the cruise.

The Marine Environmental Officer or Scientist must demonstrate a clear background or interest in the monitoring of the state of health of the sea, with special focus on related aspects of study, such as physical dynamics, contaminants, ecosystem dynamics and marine observations; as well as being skilled in analytical techniques in general. The selected individual is expected to commit to actively participate and support the scientists on board the research vessel, while working as a team, and thereafter support the follow-up activities towards the production of results, together with the S4GES Coordination Team. More information on this Call for Expression of interest is included in the link below.

Interested Applicants are to submit their application documents, together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, electronically to international.mcst@gov.mt, with “Call for a Marine Environmental Professional” as a subject heading. Applications should be received by not later than Thursday 26th May 2022 (23:59 CET). Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Expression of Interest

Application Form

This article was last updated on: May 19, 2022