Research Associate, International Shipping Emission

11 Mar 2022
End of advertisement period
09 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management is a research-active department in NUS focusing on ports, logistics, and high-tech industries. It aims to solve real-world problems and optimise existing solutions via a systematic approach supported by data and research insights. Building on previous research, we are looking for a researcher to conduct maritime emissions projection, risk management and policy incentives design for maritime decarbonisation.

Job Scope

  • Projection of future emissions from international shipping under different scenarios
  • Identify the types and degree of risks involved for different stakeholders and propose possible ways for risk management when adopting green technologies
  • List possible policy incentives for technology adoptions and enhancing decarbonisation efforts
  • Contribute to research publications and funding proposals
  • Assist with the administration and management of research project, including preparation of presentations and other tasks assigned by the PI.


  • Possess a master's degree in industrial systems engineering, management of technology, maritime engineering, systems engineering, or other related quantitative research fields.
  • A good understanding and interest in the nature of international shipping and energy usage in international shipping
  • Relevant research experience in emission projection, especially in the maritime industry
  • Knowledge of innovation theories and business models
  • Have a strong written and verbal command of the English language.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Applicants with bachelor degree who are keen to further master study are welcome

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Engineering
Department: Industrial Systems Engineering And Management
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID: 7159

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