NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Fellow (Biological Sciences)

Location
Singapore
Posted
15 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2023
Ref
17834444
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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

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

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

Experience:  
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 jylim@nus.edu.sg.

More Information

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

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