Job Description

Marine scientists undertake research into the sea and study its relationship with seafloors, the earth’s crust, animal life, plants, the land, coastal areas and the atmosphere.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • keeping up-to-date with scientific and research developments
  • attending relevant training courses
  • planning and undertaking laboratory-based experiments and research
  • planning and organising field research trips
  • generating new research hypotheses and research theories.
  • collecting samples at sea
  • recording, analysing and interpreting data from biological or physical processes
  • writing research papers, reports and reviews
  • developing and maintaining a network of contacts
  • making presentations
  • ensuring that data is recorded accurately
  • using problem-solving skills to develop solutions to research challenges
  • using specialist computer databases and software to analyse and manage data
  • identifying new funding sources and applying for grants



1 Trans-Amadi Road, Port Harcourt.