Two job opportunities (1-year Contract) at Camphora, for a fauna specialist and a flora specialist; fresh grads may apply

Camphora is a collective that provides integrated flora, fauna and arboriculture baseline data to inform design intent and formulate solutions for ecological conservation.

They have two openings for 1-year contract jobs.

1) Job: Fauna specialist (1-year Contract) at Camphora

We are seeking to hire an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who has a passion for biodiversity and enjoys working in the outdoors.

 You will mainly be assisting in the following (but not limited to):

  • Planning and execution of fauna surveys, including day and night surveys
  • Integrate faunal findings into biodiversity impact assessment
  • Conduct inspections at development sitesManage project deliverables
  • Report writing
  • Attend and prepare for meetings

Job Requirements

  • A degree in Environmental Biology, Zoology or related fields
  • Passionate about biodiversity conservation
  • Responsible, independent, and possess strong interpersonal skills 
  • Physically fit, and comfortable being outdoors and in the forest
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet project deadlines
  • Training will be provided but familiarity with species identification of a particular faunal group (terrestrial/freshwater/marine) will be an advantage. 
  • Knowledge in GIS or data analytics will be an advantage.

Appointment will be on a 1-year contract basis and salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Derek Yap at derek@camphora.com.sg.

 

2) Job: Flora specialist (1-year Contract) at Camphora

We are seeking to hire an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who has a passion for botany and enjoys working in the outdoors.

Job Duties And Responsibilities

You will mainly be assisting the Lead Botanist in (but not limited to):

  • Planning and execution of flora surveys
  • Integrate floristic findings with faunal and arboriculture findings in biodiversity impact assessment
  • Manage project deliverables
  • Report writing
  • Attend and prepare for meetings  

Job Requirements

  • A degree in Environmental Biology, Botany, Zoology, Horticulture or related fields
  • Passionate about plants, botany and horticulture
  • Responsible, independent, and possess strong interpersonal skills 
  • Physically fit, and comfortable being outdoors and in the forest
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet project deadlines
  • Training will be provided but familiarity with local flora will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge in GIS or data analytics will be an advantage.

The appointment will be on a 1-year contract basis and salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Derek Yap at derek@camphora.com.sg.

 

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Job: Freshwater Ecologist (1-year Contract) with Camphora

Job: Freshwater Ecologist (Contract)

Camphora is a collective that provides integrated flora, fauna and arboriculture baseline data to inform design intent and formulate solutions for ecological conservation (www.camphora.com.sg).

We are seeking to hire an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who has a passion for biodiversity and enjoys working in the outdoors.

Job Duties And Responsibilities
You will mainly be assisting in the following (but not limited to):

  • Planning and execution of aquatic and terrestrial surveys
  • Integrate biodiversity findings into biodiversity impact assessment
  • Conduct inspections at development sites
  • Manage project deliverables
  • Report writing
  • Attend and prepare for meetings 

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Environmental Science or related fields; with background in aquatic ecology.
  • Passionate about biodiversity conservation
  • Responsible, independent, and possess strong interpersonal skills 
  • Physically fit, and comfortable being outdoors and in the forest
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet project deadlines
  • Familiarity with identification of local freshwater fauna.
  • Knowledge in GIS or data analytics will be an advantage.

Applicants with at least 2 years of work experience preferred, but fresh graduates are welcome to apply. The appointment will be on a 1-year contract basis and salary will commensurate with qualification and experience.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Derek Yap at derek@camphora.com.sg.

Job: Full-Time Teaching Assistant at the College of Humanities and Sciences (BSc Hons, two positions, 2-year renewable contract)

CHS

Job: Full-Time Teaching Assistant at the College of Humanities and Sciences (BSc Hons, two positions, 2-year renewable contract).

All 2,000+ incoming Arts and Science students at the new College of Humanities and Sciences will read a common curriculum of 13 modules. An integrated module of this curriculum is Scientific Inquiry 1 – HSI1000 “How Science Works, Why Science Works”. This module will enhance students with an overt and applied understanding of the scientific method, which is an effective problem-solving tool for any situation.

HSI1000 will provide an interactive experience of labs, workshops, field trips and panel discussions, and is helmed by a team of motivated and experienced educators from the Faculty of Science – Ryan P. A. Bettens & Adrian M. Lee (chemistry), Yeo Ye & Sor Chorng Haur (physics), Seow Teck Keong & N. Sivasothi (biological sciences).

Full-Time Teaching Assistants (FTTAs) will be at the forefront of the module, working closely with the module professors, and facilitate small group sessions at the lab, workshops and field trips, mentor students, facilitate panel discussions and oversee student needs.  

We are pleased to be able to recruit two more FTTAs to the existing team; fresh grads may apply. Candidates with an interest in teaching and facilitation, science and its history, student mentorship and care, who are keen to work with a motivated team in a dynamic environment, are invited to apply. Training is provided.

View the details and application link here.

Jobs at PUB’s Water Quality Department – apply by 30 Apr 2021

The appointments and links to the job adverts are as follows:

  1. Biologist (Biology Laboratory), Water Quality Department (BSc) https://careers.pageuppeople.com/mob/688/cwlive/en/job/556493/biologist-biology-laboratory-water-quality-department-sgunited-public-service
  1. Biologist, Water Quality Department (9 months contract) (BSc) https://careers.pageuppeople.com/mob/688/cwlive/en/job/556505/biologist-water-quality-department-9-months-contract-sgunited-public-service
  1. Biologist/Senior Biologist (Raw Water System), Water Quality Department (BSc, MSc) https://careers.pageuppeople.com/mob/688/cwlive/en/job/556496/biologistsenior-biologistraw-water-system-water-quality-department-sgunited-public-service

Job: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies (by 14th May 2021)

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Environmental Studies
Application deadline: 14th May 2021

Job Description

  • The candidate is expected to make a major contribution to the Bachelor of Environmental Studies (BES) programme (www.envstudies.nus.edu.sg)
  • The candidate is expected to teach existing BES modules, including a two-week field course abroad, and will have opportunities to develop new ones.  
  • In addition to undergraduate teaching, the candidate will also be encouraged to contribute to the professional development and continuing education programme – example, Masters by coursework in Biodiversity Conservation and Nature-Based Climate Solutions.

Qualifications

  • PhD degree
  • Candidates possessing evidence of high-quality teaching, a good publication record, and relevant working and teaching experience in a related field are encouraged to apply.
  • Experience in teaching adult learners will be an advantage. 

Job: RA (BSc/MSc) for Aquaculture project at SJINML (by 31 Jan 2020)

Research Assistant post

SJINMLJob Description – The research project aims to culture, manipulate and engineer local microbiota in intensive closed aquaculture systems. The successful candidate will be required to develop a sustainable microbial- based aquaculture system using a consortium of beneficial marine microorganisms, and characterize the microbiomes in mariculture systems.

The candidate will also be responsible for administrative duties, data collection and interpretation, and report writing including publication of findings in international journals. The candidates are required to commence work immediately.

Qualifications:

  • A good Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Aquaculture, Biotechnology, Microbiology, or related field.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work on weekends if required and in marine aquarium facilities.
  • Self-motivated and passion in research.
  • Experience in peer-reviewed publications would be advantageous.
  • Proficient in statistical analysis tools.

Interested applicants should submit their up-to-date CV to Dr. Loo Poh Leong at tmslpl@nus.edu.sg by 31 January 2021.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for an interview.

Job: Fauna specialist (1-year Contract) with Camphora

Job: Fauna specialist (1-year Contract)

Job Duties And Responsibilities

Camphora is a collective that provides integrated flora, fauna and arboriculture baseline data to inform design intent and formulate solutions for ecological conservation.

We are seeking to hire an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who has a passion for biodiversity and enjoys working in the outdoors.

You will mainly be assisting in the following (but not limited to):

  • Planning and execution of fauna surveys, including day and night surveys
  • Integrate faunal findings into biodiversity impact assessment
  • Conduct inspections at development sites
  • Manage project deliverables
  • Report writing
  • Attend and prepare for meetings

Job Requirements

  1. Degree in Environmental Science or related fields
  2. Passionate about biodiversity conservation
  3. Responsible, independent, and possess strong interpersonal skills
  4. Physically fit, and comfortable being outdoors and in the forest
  5. Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet project deadlines
  6. Training will be provided but familiarity with species identification of a particular faunal group (terrestrial/freshwater/marine) will be an advantage.
  7. Knowledge in GIS or data analytics will be an advantage.

Appointment will be on a 1-year contract basis and salary will commensurate with qualification and experience. Fresh graduates are welcomed to apply.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Derek Yap at derek@camphora.com.sg.

Job: Flora specialist (1-year Contract) with Camphora

Job: Flora specialist (1-year Contract)

Job Duties And Responsibilities

Camphora is a collective that provides integrated flora, fauna and arboriculture baseline data to inform design intent and formulate solutions for ecological conservation.

We are seeking to hire an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who has a passion for botany and enjoys working in the outdoors.

You will mainly be assisting the Lead Botanist in (but not limited to):

  • Planning and execution of flora surveys
  • Integrate floristic findings with faunal and arboriculture findings in biodiversity impact assessment
  • Manage project deliverables
  • Report writing
  • Attend and prepare for meetings

Job Requirements

  1. Degree in Environmental Science, Botany, Zoology, Horticulture or related fields
  2. Passionate about plants, botany and horticulture
  3. Responsible, independent, and possess strong interpersonal skills
  4. Physically fit, and comfortable being outdoors and in the forest
  5. Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet project deadlines
  6. Training will be provided but familiarity with local flora will be an advantage. Fresh graduates are welcomed to apply.
  7. Knowledge in GIS or data analytics will be an advantage.

Appointment will be on a 1-year contract basis and salary will commensurate with qualification and experience.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Derek Yap at derek@camphora.com.sg.

Job: Assistant Consultant – Environment (Arcadis Singapore)

Job: Assistant Consultant – Environment with Arcadis Singapore
Apply at LinkedIn.

Job Duties And Responsibilities

  1. Undertake supervised technical works for environmental planning and management projects
  2. Conduct literature review, field visit, data analysis, monitoring and survey
  3. Assist with and contribute to the preparation of technical reports and presentations
  4. Assist with other project tasks, administrative duties and client communications or as directed by line manager.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering, geology, environmental science, or chemistry
  2. Preferably 1 year consulting experience
  3. Preferably with knowledge in environmental assessment methodologies and modelling tools
  4. Field experience or basic knowledge of soil sampling, groundwater sampling, surface water/sediment sampling, etc
  5. Knowledge in GIS and data analytics is an advantage
  6. Attention to details with good analytical and report writing and communication skills
  7. Willingness to travel occasionally abroad to meet the needs of specific projects
  8. Ability to work both independently and in teams
  9. Ability to work in fast-paced and dynamic environment with multiple projects and stakeholders
  10. Ability to work flexibly in response to project needs
  11. Strong work ethic
  12. Working knowledge of MS Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  13. Applicant requiring work pass need not apply

Job: Sustainable Solutions Specialist (Flora)

With Wildlife Reserves Singapore; see link.

Job Duties And Responsibilities

  • End to End management of the permanent flora monitoring plots in forested environment including the processing and analysing the data
  • Mandai Ecological Restoration Plan – Map and assess plots for ecological restoration or habitat enhancement and soil seed bank investigation. Investigate suitable planting methods for respective plots
  • Support Softscape Taskforce and construction teams with flora issues such as analysing the arborist reports, working on solutions for replanting and be a subject matter expert on flora issues.
  • Analyse Arboreal Connectivity in the Mandai over time and space as development progresses to provide scientific rigour and basis for mitigation measures
  • Manage Tree Inventory for Mandai with the aim to reconcile to prepare for handover to operators upon project completion
  • Guide and onboard the WRS operator team to be more familiar with development flora work to prepare for handover in future
  • Support the carbon accounting framework with tree carbon sequestration data and calculation
  • Support the operations of Mandai Wildlife Bridge

Job Requirements

  • Minimum Masters’ Degree or Honours Degree in ecology; environmental conservation and/or related fields
  • At least 4 to 7 years of relevant experience in managing flora and ecological related projects
  • Strong in analytical skills and be able to understand the balance between development and ecological considerations
  • Ample field experience and proficient in planning and managing outfield activities
  • Good network and rapport with the local nature community and other environmental groups
  • Prior research experience and developmental background will be an advantage