Research Assistant (Scientific Illustrator)

The Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) invites applications for a Research Assistant position. The incumbent will assist and be responsible for the development of professional looking scientific figures, schematic illustrations and presentations related to the groups’ research for both scientific and non-scientific audiences. He/She will work closely within a team of international scientists and students at the Earth Observatory of Singapore working on aspects of sea level and climate change on projects both locally in Singapore and Southeast Asia and globally as far as Central America and the Arctic circle.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Review design brief and determine requirements
Present rough drafts of ideas
Develop figures and schematic illustrations with appropriate colours and layouts for a range of audiences
Develop professional looking presentations for a range of audiences
Amend designs following feedback from the group
Ensure projects are completed to an agreed schedule


Bachelor Degree in graphic design or scientific illustration
Proficient in the use of Adobe editing software, including but not limited to Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
Skilled in Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel
Beneficial to have a keen interest in topics of climate and environmental change
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for collaborative work


Please make a formal application here:
Applicants are invited to submit a detailed CV and 3 examples of your previous works. Review of applications will begin immediately. We regret that only successful candidates will be informed