Research Fellow / Associate Research Fellow positions open for Food Security and Climate Change - Singapore

The RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies is undertaking research into various aspects of food security and is seekin... thumbnail 1 summary
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Research Fellow / Associate Research Fellow positions open for Food Security and Climate Change - Singapore
The RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies is undertaking research into various aspects of food security and is seeking suitable candidates for each of these 3 areas: 1) the impact of climate change on food production and the food supply chain; 2) the dynamics of food stocks in a changing regional environment; and 3) building a dynamic model of food availability to facilitate national policy planning. The goal of the research is to provide guidance on policies needed at national and regional levels to assure the stability of food security.

All applicants should possess at least a relevant Master degree from a recognised university. Candidates should have strong English policy/academic writing skills, a strong grounding in economics (preferably agriculture or policy oriented), possess analytical and strong quantitative research skills, have a working knowledge of food production systems and also the ability to work in an inter-disciplinary environment. A PhD will be desirable for applicants who wish to work on the impact of climate change on food production. Applicants who wish to work on building a dynamic model of food availability are required to possess modelling and agriculture expertise. Opportunity exists to apply for admission to a PhD programme. Applicants with a Doctorate will be considered for the Research Fellow positions.

Successful candidates will be expected to play an important role in implementing the research project(s), managing and producing research outputs for publications, conceptualising and organising conferences and workshops, as well as participating in other outreach activities.

All applicants should submit a detailed CV with 2 published articles or writing samples, 2 reference letters, a cover letter specifying how your qualifications match the job description and our Application for Employment Form (click HERE to download the form) to the Head of Administration.

Enquiries may be made to Professor Paul Teng, Adjunct Senior Fellow (Food Security), at email: paul.teng@nie.eu.sg.
 
Closing date: 31 Jul 2014
 
How to apply:
Successful candidates will be expected to play an important role in implementing the research project(s), managing and producing research outputs for publications, conceptualising and organising conferences and workshops, as well as participating in other outreach activities.

All applicants should submit a detailed CV with 2 published articles or writing samples, 2 reference letters, a cover letter specifying how your qualifications match the job description and our Application for Employment Form (click here to download the form) to the Head of Administration.

Enquiries may be made to Professor Paul Teng, Adjunct Senior Fellow (Food Security), at email: paul.teng@nie.eu.sg.
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