Job Opening: Chief Scientist at SAIAB

The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB)  is advertising (second round) for a Chief Scientist position to  lead the research component of the institute.

The incumbent will lead and manage the research and innovation component of the Institute’s mandate, which is to undertake Aquatic Biodiversity Research and Innovation that drives the sustainable socio-economic development of South Africa. Provide management support to the Institute’s Managing Director and the NRF Executive, as well as leading and conducting aquatic biodiversity research at the highest level. The position is based at the Institute in Makanda/Grahamstown.


Applicants should submit a comprehensive CV by logging to and apply online. Applications should be accompanied by a letter of motivation indicating the applicant’s suitability for the position. The names and contact details of at least three referees should be provided. Closing Date: 01 June 2023

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