Project Officer (SEA2 Program)
The Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) at Nanyang technological University in Singapore invites applications for the position of Project Officer to support the SouthEast Asia SEA-level (SEA2) Program. The SEA2 Program is an interdisciplinary research programme that integrates sea-level datasets in Southeast Asia with sophisticated modelling capabilities to improve the accuracy of projections of sea-level rise and extreme sea levels, as well as their impact on coastal communities.
We are looking for someone with a passion for making Singapore and Southeast Asia a safer and more sustainable place in the face of climate change, sea-level rise, and their associate hazards, through supporting and communicating critical research on sea-level science.
- Organise and coordinate all quarterly meetings and annual meetings for the programme.
- Craft, curate and edit the programme’s newsletter for dissemination once every two months.
- Assist with report writing and project management.
- Communicate research outcomes to relevant stakeholders, including academics, government agencies and the public, in other forms, including annual reports, social media and other external communications.
- Assist with activity planning, progress tracking and organisation of academic events, such as research visits and conference events, as needed.
- Support in various public engagement activities with the EOS Community Engagement Office, such as events and conference activities, where possible.
- Participate in and contribute to weekly meetings.
- Provide research support as needed.
- BSc degree in Earth Sciences, Geography, Environmental Studies, Communications, Public Policy, or another related field.
- Very well organised, with experience in project management and communications.
- Excellent written and verbal English communication skills, in order to write clear, jargon-free, and accurate reports about scientific content for a wide range of audience.
- Demonstrates self-leadership and proactiveness.
- Able to work closely with other researchers and scientists (team player) to achieve desired objectives.
- Evidence of being able to work both independently and collaboratively, with a strong team spirit.
- Experience with event coordination and project management is desirable.
- Familiarity with and interest in environmental sciences, sea-level rise, climate change and disaster analytics is desirable.
- Be proactive and self-driven, with strong work ethics and collaborative skills.
Interested applicants should submit a CV, and a statement of interest. Questions can be directed to Dr Lauriane Chardot (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Professor Benjamin Horton (email@example.com).
We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Please submit an official application here.
Hiring Institution: NTU