PostDoc: Ecologically engineering Singapore's seawalls to enhance biodiversity; National University of Singapore

Job Title: 
PostDoc: Ecologically engineering Singapore's seawalls to enhance biodiversity
Job Location: 
Singapore
Duration: 
2-years, possibility of extending for another 2 years
Salary: 
55,000 to 80,000 Singapore Dollars per yea
Description: 

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on a unique new project "Ecologically engineering Singapore's seawalls to enhance biodiversity" hosted at the National University of Singapore (a leading university ranked 24th in the world) and funded by Singapore's National Research Foundation (NRF). This is a 4.5 year interdisciplinary seawall eco-engineering research project comprising multiple sub-projects represented by teams with extensive expertise in coral and intertidal biology, restoration ecology, engineering, microbiology, and materials science.

The Research Fellow will work across the sub-projects to identify new areas of synergy and cement links. The successful candidate will also be expected to implement fieldwork as well as design and conduct experiments with applied outcomes. Applicants should have expertise in two or more of the following academic disciplines: intertidal and/or coral reef ecology, civil engineering, hydrodynamics, microbiology, physical geography, materials science, statistics, and modelling.

Applicants should possess a PhD, have a publication record commensurate with their career stage, and be keen to develop a highly-productive research programme. Desirable qualities include leadership, strong statistical and analytical skills, excellent writing abilities, and the capacity to work with a diverse group of scientists. This is a 2-year position with the possibility of extending for another 2 years. Singapore citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to apply. Salary range is from 55,000 to 80,000 Singapore Dollars per year. Singapore has a low tax environment. Please address enquiries to Dr Peter Todd at dbspat [at] nus.edu.sg

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