Research Fellow (Biological Sciences)

15 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a Research Fellow. The appointment is for an initial period of one year with the possibility of renewal for an additional year.

Successful candidates will be expected to:

  • (Co-)develop, implement and lead impactful research including but not limited to the following topics:
    • Plant-animal interactions, especially frugivory and seed dispersal.
    • Quantifying the impact of defaunation on ecosystem restoration / recovery or functioning.
  • Prepare high-quality research manuscripts suitable for publication in high-tier academic journals and reports.
  • Mentor graduate students, undergraduate students and research staff.


Qualifications / Discipline:
Ph.D. in environmental science, (macro-)ecology or biogeography.

Candidate should be highly organised and proactive, demonstrate ability to work independently, self-motivated and a team-player.

Candidate should have research experience in plant-animal interactions, macroecology, ecological networks, spatial analysis and/or quantitative modelling. Publication records will be evaluated considering career stage.

Interested applicants should submit the following documents with the application: 

  • Cover letter. 
  • Curriculum vitae, with complete list of publications.
  • At least one sample of published work.
  • A research statement (maximum 2 pages) of no more than 800 words, explaining the candidate‚Äôs research experience, most impactful publications and aptitude in relation to job description.
  • Contact information of four referees including one from PhD supervisor.

For enquires on the appointment, please contact Dr. Lim Jun Ying at

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Science
Department : Biological Sciences
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 21672

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