Job Opportunities

Part-Time Field Instructors

The Education Department of NJSGC hires part-time seasonal field instructors for their K-12 marine science education program. Following a paid training period, you will lead school groups on hands-on, interactive explorations of Sandy Hook’s salt marsh and barrier beach environments. Experience is not necessary however a background in marine science or education is helpful.

Interested candidates should email resumes to: Rosemary Higgins at or mail resume to:

Rosemary Higgins
New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium
22 Magruder Road
Fort Hancock, NJ 07732

Communications Specialist

The overall objective of the Communications Specialist is to grow visibility for the NJSGC and communicate the work of its staff, partners and members.  The Specialist will work directly with NJSGC’s extension, education, research and management personnel to provide for their writing, marketing, publishing, and other communications needs. The incumbent will also interact, collaborate and communicate with NOAA, the National Sea Grant College Program, the National Sea Grant library, state and federal legislators, each state Sea Grant program, NJSGC’s member institutions and various environmental, academic and research groups statewide.

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Endowed Professor of Marine Science

The Monmouth University School of Science invites outstanding applicants for the position of Endowed Professor of Marine Science.  This is a position at the Associate Professor or Professor level in the Department of Biology associated with our B.S. in Marine and Environmental Biology and Policy (MEBP) and the Urban Coast Institute (UCI).

The incumbent will have a PhD in Marine Ecology, Biological Oceanography or a related marine science discipline and will occupy a key research and teaching position within the MEBP program and work collaboratively with the UCI.  Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate considerable experience in securing grants and extramural support and conducting research on the effects of habitat condition on biological productivity or marine species.

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Job openings and fellowship opportunities across the Sea Grant Network are listed on the National Sea Grant website. Click here see current openings.

The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Proper documentation of identity and your ability to work in the United States is required at the time of employment.