NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Assistant

5 days left

Location
Singapore
Posted
12 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
12 May 2021
Ref
3640744
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The National University of Singapore is looking for a research assistant in a project which seeks to understand the mechanisms of decomposition and revegetation of peat in South East Asia. The position is within a multi-disciplinary research team consisting of postdoctoral research fellows, research assistants and associates, as well as principal investigators (PIs) from the Department of Biological Sciences, Geography and School of Computing. We offer a vibrant research environment with top-class facilities.

The positions will be full time and in the field of chemical and molecular analytics. The successful candidate will be expected to assist the team in workflow development, data collection, analysis and drafting project reports. The experimental works will be focusing on the analysis of organic and inorganic components in peatland ecosystems using advanced mass spectrometry methods.

Qualifications

We seek a highly motivated applicant with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in environmental sciences, environmental engineering, chemistry, life sciences or related fields. Prior laboratory experience working with the chemical and molecular aspects of environmental samples are advantageous. The ideal applicant should also possess strong organizational and communication skills, be able to work extremely well with others in a collaborative team environment and be culturally sensitive. The applicant for this position must also be willing to spend time at field sites situated in remote parts of SE Asia.

How to apply:

Informal enquiries are welcome. Submit your application including CV, names and contact information of 2-3 references to erinaah@nus.edu.sg

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: NUS Environmental Research Institute

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