The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is currently recruiting Able Seaman. This is an exciting opportunity to work on board a polar exploration and research vessel. The state of the art on board facilities and future proof containerised laboratories on this world leading science platform will offer new research opportunities for polar scientists.
The successful candidates will take part in supporting research cruises carrying out research programmes and transporting people and supplies to the BAS research stations in Antarctica.
Who we are
British Antarctic Survey (BAS) delivers and enables world leading interdisciplinary research in the Polar Regions. Its skilled science and support staff based in Cambridge, Antarctica and the Arctic, work together to deliver research that uses the Polar Regions to advance our understanding of Earth as a sustainable planet. Through its extensive logistic capability and know how BAS facilitates access for the British and international science community to the UK polar research operation. Numerous national and international collaborations, combined with an excellent infrastructure help sustain a world leading position for the UK in Antarctic affairs.
British Antarctic Survey is a component of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). NERC is part of UK Research and Innovation www.ukri.org We employ experts from many different professions to carry out our Science as well as to keep the lights on, feed the research and support teams, and keep everyone safe! If you are looking for an opportunity to work with amazing people in amazing places, then British Antarctic Survey could be for you. We aim to attract the best people for those jobs.