NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Fellow, Biological Sciences

Location
Singapore
Posted
Friday, 3 December 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 2 January 2022
Ref
6326944
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Centre for Nature-based Climate Solutions at the National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. The appointment is for an initial period of one year with possibility of renewal. 

The main responsibilities of the position include:

  • Develop and lead policy-relevant, multidisciplinary, and impactful research on nature-based solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation in natural and/or urban environments, integrating remote sensing and field data
  • Collaborate with other Centre researchers as an effective team member
  • Mentor the Centre‚Äôs graduate and undergraduate students
  • Prepare research manuscripts and reports

Qualifications

Qualifications / Discipline:

  • PhD in natural science, climate science, human geography, or related field. PhD from a reputable university (or have the PhD conferred by the time the appointment commences)

Skills:

  • Capability to handle large-scale geospatial data, and conduct geospatial analysis and modelling
  • Proficiency in statistics, geospatial and/or ecological modelling, and/or other quantitative skills
  • Strong organisational and problem-solving skills
  • Highly self-motivated, excellent communicator, and a team player
  • Willing to work flexible hours and to take on extra duties as required
  • Ability to work independently

Experience:  

  • Research experience in a related field of natural science, climate science, human geography, or related field, and a record of impactful research publications.
  • Expertise in remote sensing (e.g., optical, LiDAR, SAR)
  • Experience with implementing machine/deep learning, and/or artificial intelligence projects (preferred)
  • At least 5 publications in a peer reviewed journal (preferred) 

More Information

Location: [[Kent Ridge]]
Organization: [[National University of Singapore]]
Department : [[Biological Sciences]]
Employee Referral Eligible: [[No]]
Job requisition ID : 9605

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