Research Associate, Geological/Environmental Sciences

20 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
20 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) invites applications for the position of Research Associate who will work with Assistant Professor Aron Meltzner’s research group.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with surveying, UAV drone flying, sample collection, sample processing, snorkeling, digging, carrying of equipment and working in paleoseismic trenches
  • Analyze and interpret coral microatoll data
  • Reconstruct relative sea-level histories from microatolls
  • Assist with processing satellite and drone imagery, and with spatial analysis of data collected
  • Train new Research Fellows (RF) and PhD students that join the group from time to time
  • Arrange logistics and handle administrative requirements associated with overseas field work
  • Assist with procurement of equipment and supplies
  • Assist with obtaining research permits
  • Writing and submitting of annual reports
  • Participate in the preparation of presentations for conferences and of manuscripts for publication

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in geological or environmental sciences or a similar field, and research experience working with coral microatolls for sea-level or paleoseismic studies.
  • Extensive field experience in geological or environmental sciences, including field surveying and working in coastal environments
  • Proficiency in Adobe® Photoshop®, Adobe® Illustrator®, Microsoft® Excel®; and experience with MATLAB® and Agisoft Metashape
  • Be able to swim, as this will be essential when working in the field
  • Experience doing field work in remote parts of both Malaysia and the Philippines will be advantageous

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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