JAMAICA, Kingston (23 April 2018)  – – JSC Yuzhmorgeologiya  is offering six places for candidates from developing States under its 2018 contractor training programme.

The training programme will be broken down into two parts as follows:

Part 1: All six trainees will participate in a theoretical course at St. Petersburg State University (SPSU) for approximately 2 weeks during the period October-November 2018.

Part 2: Trainees will then participate in an at-sea training, a scientific cruise on board the RV GELENDZHIK in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone of the Pacific Ocean.  The duration of cruise is 60 days and the projected cruise date is 4th quarter of 2018 – 2nd quarter of 2019.

Applications should be submitted by email, in one of the official languages of the International Seabed Authority to  by the 22 May 2018 deadline.

Applications must be accompanied by:
a)    Application form (docx | pdf) to be completed by the applicant;
b)    Nomination form (docx | pdf) to be completed by the institution or governmental department; 
c)    Copy of degree certificate;
d)    Proof of language proficiency in English or Russian.

For full details of this training programme, please visit our website

One of the Voluntary Commitments that the ISA made at the UN Ocean Conference 2017 was ‘Enhancing the role of Women in Marine Scientific Research through Capacity Building’ – we therefore strongly encourage suitably qualified female to apply for these training opportunities.

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