Research Associate, Vulnerability and Resilience Analysis

09 Oct 2020
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09 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

A Research Associate position is currently available in the Asian School of the Environment .

Job Responsibilities

  • Compile and develop extensive datasets for hazards, risk and vulnerability assessment using various GIS techniques
  • Develop analytical models for risk assessment of coastal cities in South-East Asia
  • Assist with planning and coordination of field data collection
  • Assist with writing regular internal reports, and external communications
  • Participate and contribute in all project research and management meetings

Job Requirements

  • Masters degree in environmental system sciences, or other related quantitative field
  • Understanding and experience with the risk analysis, resilience frameworks, vulnerability assessment particularly for natural hazards
  • Understanding and experience with programming, preferably applied to earth and environmental systems modeling
  • Experience with statistical programming with R
  • Experience and comfort with GIS tools

Key Competency Requirements

  • Logical thinking and creative problem solving is essential
  • Ability to examine data and results critically for potential errors and inconsistencies
  • Self-driven, highly motivated, collaborative, with interest to work with other researchers and scientists (team player) to produce high-quality and impactful research
  • Ability and interest to conduct field work in South-East Asian cities
  • Excited to contribute to reducing the vulnerability of communities in South-East Asia and beyond
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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