Job: Research Assistant Position in freshwater ecology

Update – Position filled!

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Research Assistant Position
We are looking for a Full-time Research Assistant to work in the Freshwater and Invasion Biology Laboratory. Candidate with a BSc (Honors) or equivalent and prior experience in freshwater ecology and biology is preferred. The initial contract will be for 1 year, with the possibility of an extension upon available funding and satisfactory performance to 6 months.

Under the direction of the project manager, primary roles will include:

  • Field research in freshwater habitats involving fish, macroinvertebrate and plankton sampling
  • Lab based work sorting and processing specimens and data collected during field work
  • Data analysis and report writing

Good organizational skills and excellent attention to detail is an essential component of this position. This person must be able to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment. Some weekend flexibility may be required. Computer experience is desirable. This is a grant-funded position.

Interested individuals are invited to send your applications that include a CV, three recommendation letters and a cover letter to:
Assistant Professor Darren Yeo
Department of Biological Sciences
National University of Singapore,
14, Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

For more information about our research, please visit

Dr Jeffrey Kwik
Research Fellow / Fish Biologist
Freshwater and Invasion Biology Laboratory
Department of Biological Sciences,
National University of Singapore

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