Job: 24-month Project Manager (freshwater ecology; deadline: 25 Jan 2014)

Project Manager with Freshwater and Invasion Biology Laboratory

We are looking for a Full-time Research Fellow, or a Research Associate with relevant experience, to work in the Freshwater and Invasion Biology Laboratory for a 24 month period. Candidate with a PhD or MSc and prior experience in freshwater ecology and biology is preferred.

Under the direction of the principal investigators, primary tasks will include:

  • Field research in freshwater habitats involving fish, macro-invertebrate and plankton sampling
  • Laboratory based work involving sorting and processing of specimens and data collected during field work
  • Data analysis and technical reports/scientific paper writing
  • Project management including supervision of research assistants, liaising with relevant external agencies and collaborators, and project administration

Job requirements include:

  • Good organizational skills and excellent attention to detail is an essential component of this position
  • This person must be self-motivated and also be able to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Possess leadership qualities
  • Responsible and a fast learner
  • Physically fit for extended periods of field work
  • A valid Singapore Class 3 driving license is highly desirable
  • Some weekend flexibility may be required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe applications
  • Good general knowledge of aquatic ecology and biodiversity
  • Background knowledge in quantitative assessment methods and use of statistical software (such as SAS, R, SPSS, Statistica or Primer)

This is a grant-funded position. Interested individuals may send your application that includes your CV and three recommendation letters with a cover letter to:

Assistant Professor Darren Yeo Chong Jinn
Department of Biological Sciences
National University of Singapore,
14, Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543
For more information about our research, please visit the FIB page.

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews. Closing date for application is 25 January 2015.