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
Email: dbsyeod@nus.edu.sg
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.

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