Job Openings Marine Scientist - Reef, Coral, and Turtle

About the job Marine Scientist - Reef, Coral, and Turtle

Our client is currently seeking a highly qualified and experienced Marine Scientist at the PhD level to join their team in Jeddah. As a Marine Scientist specializing in reef, coral, and turtle conservation, you will lead and contribute to research efforts aimed at the preservation and restoration of these delicate marine ecosystems.


  • Conduct cutting-edge research and data collection on reef ecosystems, coral health, and turtle populations.
  • Design and execute field surveys, experiments, and monitoring programs to assess the status and health of reef and turtle habitats.
  • Analyze and interpret data using advanced statistical techniques and modeling approaches.
  • Collaborate with local stakeholders, government agencies, and NGOs to develop and implement conservation strategies and management plans.
  • Conduct assessments of coral reef resilience and vulnerability to climate change impacts.
  • Lead efforts in coral reef restoration, including the development and implementation of reef restoration projects.
  • Develop and implement educational outreach programs to raise awareness and promote sustainable practices for reef and turtle conservation.
  • Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals and present findings at scientific conferences.
  • Mentor and supervise junior researchers, providing guidance and support in their professional development.


  • PhD in Marine Science, Biology, or a related field, with a focus on reef ecology, coral health, or turtle conservation.
  • Strong research background with a demonstrated track record of publications in reputable scientific journals.
  • Expertise in marine fieldwork techniques, data collection, and statistical analysis.
  • In-depth knowledge of reef ecosystems, coral biology, and turtle conservation.
  • Proficiency in coral reef assessment methods and restoration techniques.
  • Familiarity with climate change impacts on coral reefs and turtle populations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present scientific findings to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Experience working in Jeddah or the Middle East region will be advantageous.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills.

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