NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Fellow, Biological Sciences

Location
Singapore
Posted
17 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2022
Ref
6911244
Contract Type
Permanent
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 independentl

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 : 11678

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