Job: Full-time Research Assistant at Freshwater & Invasion Biology Lab (1-year, renewable; deadline 27 May 2016)

Freshwater & Invasion Biology Lab
Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore

Research Assistant
We are looking for a Full-time Research Assistant to work in the Freshwater and Invasion Biology Laboratory.

Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the project manager, primary tasks will include conducting: 

  • Field studies in freshwater habitats involving fish, macroinvertebrate and plankton sampling
  • Laboratory based work involving sorting and processing of specimens and data collected during field work
  • Technical and report/scientific paper writing

Requirements include:

  • BSc (Hons) or equivalent, with prior experience in freshwater ecology preferred
  • Good organizational skills and excellent attention to detail is essential
  • Possess leadership qualities, self-motivated, responsible, and a fast learner
  • Independent, but also able to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • 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
  • Data analysis (using R, SPSS, Statistica and Primer); training will be provided if necessary

This is a 1 year (renewable) grant-funded position. Interested individuals are invited to send your applications that include a 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 http://www.dbs.nus.edu.sg/lab/FW_lab/Main.htm
We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews. Closing date for application is 27 May 2016.

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