NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Postdoctoral Fellow, Dean's Office, School of Design and Environment

Location
Singapore
Posted
04 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
04 Aug 2021
Ref
4298744
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The job concerned is to help lead and manage a research project on the refinement of a set of metrics and the evaluation of an existing township with respect to its suitability for healthy living. In the face of population ageing and the COVID-19 pandemic, designing and planning healthy environments is becoming more and more critical. 

The study involves multiple methods, including spatial mapping, design ethnography, interviews, and focus group discussions, to identify and evaluate health-related provisions in the study area and provide evidence-based planning and design strategies to improve the township for population health.

Qualifications

Job Requirements

  • A PhD degree in Architecture, Built Environment, Urban Design, Healthcare, or other related disciplines;
  • Experience in conducting research relating to ageing, healthcare, urban design, community design, and high-density housing;
  • Experience in conducting design ethnography and interviews;
  • A strong motivation to advance knowledge and undertake impactful research;
  • Forward thinking and a keen interest to pursue new and innovative research ideas;
  • Good analytical thinking and a strong foundation in research methods;
  • Ability to manage and undertake research independently and to carry out complex multi-disciplinary assignments;
  • Ability to help lead and manage a small a research team.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: School of Design And Environment
Department: Dean's Office (School of Design & Env)
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID: 6802

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