Working for BAS

If you are looking for a rewarding career, working with amazing people in amazing places then British Antarctic Survey could be for you.  The extraordinary nature of polar research, operations and support provides extraordinary opportunities.  Explore this section to find out what’s on offer.

Looking up to a BAS Field assistant through a deep hole in the ice


World-leading interdisciplinary research in the Polar Regions

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Our people

BAS employs over 500 highly skilled and professional staff ....

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Inclusive culture

At BAS, we are committed to creating a workplace that is fair and inclusive, and which welcomes diversity.

this is what its feels like to work in the Polar Regions