Job: Full-time Research Assistant for Mangrove Propagule Dispersal project at NUS SDWA / Geography / Biological Sciences

Job: Full-time Research Assistant at NUS SDWA/Geography/Biological Sciences (Deadline: 15th May 2012)

The Singapore-Delft Water Alliance, National University of Singapore, is offering a full-time research assistant for the project “Mangrove Propagule Dispersal around Singapore and the Wider Thai-Malay Peninsula”. This is a joint project with the Department of Geography, Department of Biological Sciences, and the Singapore-Delft Water Alliance, National University of Singapore. The candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with National Parks Board staff and volunteers.

This position will be largely field-based. Tasks will include the monitoring of mangrove fruiting at sites in Singapore (including Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve), and overseeing experiments on propagule flotation. Other mangrove research opportunities will also be available. The candidate should expect to spend a significant proportion of time in the field.

Requirements: Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences, Geography or similar field. The candidate must have adequate field experience, and must be confident and self-reliant in a field setting. Knowledge of mangroves is advantageous, though full training will be given.

This is a 12 month, full-time appointment, starting June/July 2012 (or earlier), with an expected salary of $3,000 per month, though may be higher depending on qualifications and experience.

Applications should include a letter of interest, a brief curriculum vitae and the contact details of two references. Please send applications to Dr. Daniel Friess at dan.friess@nus.edu.sg

For informal enquiries please contact:

Dr. Daniel Friess
Department of Geography
National University of Singapore
dan.friess@nus.edu.sg

See also:
http://profile.nus.edu.sg/fass/geofd/
http://staff.science.nus.edu.sg/~apelab/
http://www.sdwa.nus.edu.sg/

Deadline: 15th May 2012.

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