Research Fellow (2-year contract), Office of Core Curriculum

Singapore Management University| Date Posted: 4-Sep-2020
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Job Nature:
Contract
Position Level:
Manager
Job Category:
Qualification:
Masters / PhD

Job Description

  • Research on urban vegetation
  • Lead research into multi-scale observation and modelling of urban vegetation in Singapore.
  • Development of algorithms and vegetation models for integration in the DUCT for climate analysis.
  • Validation of urban models related to vegetation analysis.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g. Architecture, Building, Ecology, Engineering, Geography, Sustainability Sciences).
  • ABD doctoral students who expect to graduate within July 2021 will also be considered.
  • Field expertise in quantitative methods (e.g. spatial data analysis, urban climate modelling) and/or qualitative methods (e.g. field surveys, focus group discussions) is expected. 
  • Strong Knowledge and proficiency in programming, spatial science and statistical software is required (e.g. R, ArcGIS, Matlab).
  • Good analytical, technical and problem solving skills within a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills in English is essential.
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and also collaboratively with team members.
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