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Jobs at BAS

We employ a wide range of people at British Antarctic Survey from top-flight scientists to chefs. We want to attract the best no matter what the job.  The rewards and opportunities on offer are the kind that money can’t buy.  Imagine being a scientist working thousands of miles from home experiencing life in one of the most extreme places on Earth, or an engineer with responsibility for keeping our research stations operational. When not working in the polar regions you could be working in our office and labs in the beautiful city of Cambridge. Browse this section to find out if we’ve got what you want and if you’ve got what it takes to join us.

The Rothera Autumn team 2018

Jobs in Antarctica

We employ experts from many different professions to keep the lights on, feed the research and support teams and keep everyone safe. Explore this section to find out what’s on offer.

Kim th√∫y using a laptop.

Working for BAS

Benefits of working with us, our cultural values and what life is like in the polar regions