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

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, possess analytical and strong quantitative research skills, have a strong grounding in relevant policy studies, 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.
 

Applications are to be sent via post or email to:

Head of Administration
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Nanyang Technological University
Block S4, Level B4, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798
Fax: (65) 6794-0617
Email: rsisrecruitment@ntu.edu.sg

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and application will close as soon as the positions are filled.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


 

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

 


Posted on: 30/5/2014 9:10:00 AM  |  Topic: Other NTS Issues


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