Research Assistant (Volcanic Impact)

The Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) seeks a Research Assistant in the areas of volcanic impacts. The candidate will work under the supervision of Susanna Jenkins and will collaborate with the researchers from the ‘Integrating Volcano and Earthquake Science and Technology (InVEST) in Southeast Asia’ project, a 5-year project that aims to provide a holistic understanding of regional tectonics, volcanoes, the linkages between the two, and their cascading hazards and impacts in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Specific research/duties will include collecting impact data from recent lava flow crises and analyse the data to provide forecasts of impact. EOS is a Research Centre of Excellence at Nanyang Technological University Singapore that conducts fundamental research on earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, and climate change in and around Southeast Asia, towards safer and more sustainable societies. EOS maintains a regional network of geophysical observation stations in collaboration with neighbouring countries in Southeast Asia, that are supported by the EOS Centre for Geohazard Observations, as well as a Remote Sensing Lab (EOS-RS). Computational resources are available through a dedicated cluster and collaboration with the High-Performance Computing Centre of NTU. In addition, EOS hosts state-of-the-art analytical facilities for petrological and geochemical analysis, and a Community Engagement office that co-creates learning opportunities for a range of audiences to promote a safer and more sustainable future.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing a building level impact database for lava flows
  • Map and categorise building damage from recent lava flow events
  • Collate hazard information
  • Analyse relationships between hazard and damage using quantitative tools in R

Job Requirements:

  • BSc in relevant area, e.g. natural hazards
  • Experience with mapping and analysing lava flow damage

EOS seeks a diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all and recruit on the basis of merit, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, marital status and family responsibilities, or disability. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Hiring Institution: NTU In line with Singapore’s nationwide Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS), employees must be fully vaccinated to return to the workplace, unless certified to be medically ineligible. For Information on VDS, please click here.


Hiring Institution: NTU


In line with Singapore’s nationwide Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS), employees must be fully vaccinated to return to the workplace, unless certified to be medically ineligible. For Information on VDS, please click here.


 

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