Camphora is a collective that provides integrated flora, fauna and arboriculture baseline data to inform design intent and formulate solutions for ecological conservation. We are seeking to hire an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who has a passion for biodiversity and enjoys working in the outdoors.
Job Duties And Responsibilities: You will mainly be assisting in the following (but not limited to):
Planning and execution of marine and terrestrial surveys
Integrate biodiversity findings into biodiversity impact assessment
Conduct inspections at development sites
Manage project deliverables
Attend and prepare for meetings
Degree in Environmental Science or related fields; with background in marine ecology.
Passionate about biodiversity conservation
Responsible, independent, and possess strong interpersonal skills
Physically fit, and comfortable being outdoors and in the forest
Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet project deadlines
Familiarity with identification of marine/intertidal fauna, and knowledge in GIS or data analytics will be an advantage.
Applicants with at least 2 years of work experience are preferred, but fresh graduates are welcomed to apply. Appointment will be on a 1-year contract basis and salary will commensurate with qualification and experience.
Job: Full-Time Teaching Assistant at the College of Humanities and Sciences (BSc Hons, two positions, 2-year renewable contract).
All 2,000+ incoming Arts and Science students at the new College of Humanities and Sciences will read a common curriculum of 13 modules. An integrated module of this curriculum is Scientific Inquiry 1 – HSI1000 “How Science Works, Why Science Works”. This module will enhance students with an overt and applied understanding of the scientific method, which is an effective problem-solving tool for any situation.
HSI1000 will provide an interactive experience of labs, workshops, field trips and panel discussions, and is helmed by a team of motivated and experienced educators from the Faculty of Science – Ryan P. A. Bettens & Adrian M. Lee (chemistry), Yeo Ye & Sor Chorng Haur (physics), Seow Teck Keong & N. Sivasothi (biological sciences).
Full-Time Teaching Assistants (FTTAs) will be at the forefront of the module, working closely with the module professors, and facilitate small group sessions at the lab, workshops and field trips, mentor students, facilitate panel discussions and oversee student needs.
We are pleased to be able to recruit two more FTTAs to the existing team; fresh grads may apply. Candidates with an interest in teaching and facilitation, science and its history, student mentorship and care, who are keen to work with a motivated team in a dynamic environment, are invited to apply. Training is provided.
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Environmental Studies Application deadline: 14th May 2021
The candidate is expected to make a major contribution to the Bachelor of Environmental Studies (BES) programme (www.envstudies.nus.edu.sg)
The candidate is expected to teach existing BES modules, including a two-week field course abroad, and will have opportunities to develop new ones.
In addition to undergraduate teaching, the candidate will also be encouraged to contribute to the professional development and continuing education programme – example, Masters by coursework in Biodiversity Conservation and Nature-Based Climate Solutions.
Candidates possessing evidence of high-quality teaching, a good publication record, and relevant working and teaching experience in a related field are encouraged to apply.
Experience in teaching adult learners will be an advantage.
The Department of Biological Sciences (DBS), National University of Singapore (NUS), invites applications for an educator track faculty position at the Lecturer level in Plant Ecology and Conservation Biology. Candidates possessing evidence of high-quality teaching, a good publication record, and relevant working and teaching experience in a related field are encouraged to apply. The candidate is expected to teach as well as develop graduate and undergraduate modules—either individually or in collaboration with department colleagues and/or industrial partners—in plant ecology and conservation biology.
The position is based in DBS. The department has over 60 full-time faculty members (including 10 on educator track) with diverse research expertise in three focal areas (Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity; Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology; and Biophysical Sciences) and over 300 full-time graduate students from 19 countries. Teaching and research facilities and support are world-class and the university (www.nus.edu.sg) and department (www.dbs.nus.edu.sg ) are highly regarded internationally. The department has a strong Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity group that is active and expanding its teaching and research in various areas; one such area being the Masters by coursework programme in Biodiversity Conservation and Nature-Based Climate Solutions. In addition to undergraduate teaching, the candidate will be expected to also contribute to the development, teaching, and running of this professional development and continuing education programme. Experience in teaching adult learners will therefore also be an advantage.
NUS offers internationally competitive salary packages in Singapore’s low-tax environment. The Department is committed to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, and female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply for the position.
Interested, strong candidates with a PhD and relevant postdoctoral experience should submit a letter of intent describing their career goals, teaching plans and research interests; a curriculum vitae; and a list of names for 6 relevant referees (including at least 3 academic referees).
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Job Description – The research project aims to culture, manipulate and engineer local microbiota in intensive closed aquaculture systems. The successful candidate will be required to develop a sustainable microbial- based aquaculture system using a consortium of beneficial marine microorganisms, and characterize the microbiomes in mariculture systems.
The candidate will also be responsible for administrative duties, data collection and interpretation, and report writing including publication of findings in international journals. The candidates are required to commence work immediately.
A good Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Aquaculture, Biotechnology, Microbiology, or related field.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Able to work on weekends if required and in marine aquarium facilities.
Self-motivated and passion in research.
Experience in peer-reviewed publications would be advantageous.
Proficient in statistical analysis tools.
Interested applicants should submit their up-to-date CV to Dr. Loo Poh Leong at email@example.com by 31 January 2021.
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for an interview.