Job opportunity: TMSI has two marine biology research officer positions for immediate hire

The Tropical Marine Science Institute is looking to hire two research assistants to start immediately.

Job opportunity: Research Officers (Marine Biology)


  • A good diploma or degree in Marine Biology or Aquatic Science
  • Some practical knowledge of marine biodiversity in Singapore or tropical Southeast Asia would be an advantage.
  • Interest in taxonomy of marine invertebrates will be useful.
  • Candidates must be able to swim and preferably have a Class 3 Singapore driver’s license
  • Must be prepared to work outdoors, and the work may be physically demanding especially during the warm months of the year
  • Candidates should be highly motivated, resourceful individuals with good technical skills
  • Good oral and written English communication skills are necessary


  • Assist with marine biodiversity surveys and/or biofouling projects, in both field and laboratory
  • Assist with data management, analyses, and preparation of reports
  • Regular maintenance of field research facilities and equipment, and coordination of group work activities
  • The primary job location will be TMSI St John’s Island marine laboratory


  • Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • The appointment will be for a period of one year and extendable depending upon the candidate’s performance.


  • Interested candidates are invited to email their detailed resume and cover letter to:
  • Please indicate in the subject heading: “RE: Research Officers/Marine Biology”
  • Only short-listed candidates will be notified.
  • Closing date : Open

3 thoughts on “Job opportunity: TMSI has two marine biology research officer positions for immediate hire

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