Job: 1-year, Full-time Research Assistant opportunity, coral and sediment analysis

Full-time Research Assistant opportunity

We are seeking a research assistant for a collaborative project between the DHI-NTU Research Centre and the National University of Singapore: “Impacts of shipwake-induced sediment resuspension on corals and sea grass in Singapore”.

The main role of the research assistant will be to conduct a range of analysis on coral (e.g. zooxanthellae counts, chlorophyll and lipid concentrations) and sediment samples (e.g. particle-size and carbonate content analysis).

The candidate should have 2-3 years laboratory experience with strong experimental design and analysis skills, and be confident in implementing new ideas/techniques if needed.

A degree in marine biology or a related field would be advantageous. The research assistant will also have the opportunity to join the field research team during survey trips to collect samples for laboratory analysis, and will be involved in organising field logistics.

The position is for one year and is available immediately. If you are interested, please contact Elimar Precht (email: or Peter Todd (email:

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