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British Antarctic Survey

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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

Our Vision

To be a world-leading centre for polar science and polar operations, addressing issues of global importance and helping society adapt to a changing world.

Career opportunities

Our staff include biologists, chemists, engineers, IT specialists, data analysts, modellers, pilots, field guides, electricians, chefs, facilities managers, station leaders and more. Our staff have different skills and do diverse jobs, but share the same passion for excellence, teamwork and problem solving.

BAS operates in some of the world’s most remote and challenging environments to understand humanity’s greatest threats and most complex problems. Our vision is to be a world-leading centre for polar science and operations. Making our vision a reality depends on the excellence and diversity of our staff.

Our staff are key to our success. Everyone at BAS – from support and technical staff to scientists and research vessel crews – has a key part to play in the science we do and in creating an inclusive workplace which welcomes diversity.

If you are looking for a rewarding career, working with amazing people in amazing places, BAS could be for you. The extraordinary nature of polar research, operations and support provides extraordinary opportunities.

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