Jobs & Research Positions

Join a vibrant marine lab community and contribute to sustainability, research, and island stewardship! Shoals Marine Laboratory employees are hired through the University of New Hampshire's HR office. Open positions are listed below:

Year-Round Staff (Administration & Operations):

Based at the SML Main Office in Durham, NH from October - April, with time spent on Appledore Island from May - September.

There are no openings at this time.

Seasonal Staff

Temporary, seasonal staff jobs support SML programs and operations on Appledore Island from May - September. Duration of employment varies with each position.

Island Staff
  • No openings at this time
Academic Teaching Staff
Research Positions
Undergraduate Job Opportunities


Staff dock the Research Vessel Kingsbury

Staff dock the R/V Kingsbury.