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Post-doc Position in Technology & Innovation Management

Job Description

The Centre for Maritime Studies, National University of Singapore, invites applications for a research fellow/engineer position in technology and innovation management. The position is limited to one year, but may be continued subject to successful further funding. The starting date of the position is expected to be Nov 2016, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The position is linked to a research project on benchmarking maritime research and technology development for leading maritime clusters. The project will involve literature review, case studies of selected maritime clusters, data collection from secondary sources such as trade magazines and annual reports.  Interviews, focus groups and a large scale survey will also be used to collect primary data.

We are seeking a highly motivated and outgoing person, who must be a good team player and be able to work independently at the same time. The person should have excellent communication and written skills and be able to work effectively in a project team comprising professors, industry fellows, and research assistants. The ideal candidates should have an engineering and/or business background with advanced research/working/education experience in the following topics:

  • R&D management
  • Technology policy
  • National innovation Systems
  • Management of technological innovation
  • Product innovation and development

Requirements:

Applicants for the position should have an advanced degree related to one of the above mentioned research areas, and familiar with established qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods. Working experience and knowledge about the maritime industry would be highly desirable. The Centre encourages all interested persons to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation, or ethnic background.

Applicants are expected to submit a

  • Cover letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the position
  • A Curriculum Vitae including contact details and information on previous employment
  • Reprints of recent publications (if applicable)
  • At least two recommendation letters (Should be sent via email to Ms. Dorothy Chan at dorothy_chan@nus.edu.sg)

The level of appointment and remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualification and work experience.

Terms and conditions:

  1. Contract tenable for 1 year in the first instance to be offered on a competitive basis
  2. An annual based salary which will commensurate with qualifications and relevant working experience
  3. Vacation leave of 28 days per calendar year
  4. Other staff benefits entitlement

 

Research Engineer

Job Description

The Centre for Maritime Studies at National University of Singapore invites applications for one research assistant in the formal safety assessment for ship traffic in port waters.

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a leading global university; ranked 1st in Asia and 12th globally by the latest QS World University Rankings 2015/16. The Centre for Maritime Studies [http://www.maritimestudies.nus.edu.sg/] is a National University of Singapore research centre specializing in maritime affairs. Launched on June 29th 2005, the Centre responds to the need to pool resources together to embark on forward-looking research, capitalising on global trade trends in Singapore and the world.

The successful candidates will conduct research in model building and software development for formal safety assessment for ship traffic in port waters, which is under project Impact Analysis of Large Ships on Ship Traffic in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. He/she will have the opportunity to develop and contribute research skills, domain knowledge, expertise as well as the publication of papers. The candidate will also benefit from the exposure to intellectual exchange and networking through participation in conferences and other meetings.

The successful candidates shall be working closely with Professor Meng Qiang http://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/cee/people/ceemq/ (E-mail: ceemq@nus.edu.sg).

Requirements:

  • Applicant should have master degree in engineering.
  • Applicants should be strong at ship behaviour modelling, multi-agent based traffic simulation, software design and programming using Python/C++ and GIS.
  • Proficiency in English (both oral and written)

Interested applicants are invited to apply through the JobsBank directly with scanned copies of the following documents attached to the application:

  • A cover page, including a statement of your research interests and goals
  • A detailed CV including reprints of 2 most recent papers if applicable
  • Two referee letters (with names, designation, address and signature of the referees)
  • Personal Particulars Form (PPF)
  • Copies of all degrees, graduation certificates and results transcripts or marksheets.
  • Note: Please provide the official English translations of documents that are not in the English language, duly certified by a public notary, High Commission, Embassy or Commissioner of Oaths. Both the original language and translated copies are to be submitted.

Information about working and living in Singapore is available at http://www.contactsingapore.sg/.

The fixed term of appointment shall be for 12 months. The basic monthly salary including CPF is in the range of S$3200 – S$3700, depending on the applicants’ research achievements and experiments. The remuneration and benefits are internationally competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Leave and medical benefits will be provided.

http://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/potentialhires/workinginnus/benefits.html

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

(We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified)

Terms and conditions:

  1. Contract tenable for 1 year in the first instance to be offered on a competitive basis
  2. An annual based salary which will commensurate with qualifications and relevant working experience
  3. Vacation leave of 28 days per calendar year
  4. Other staff benefits entitlement

 

Post-doc Positions in Greenhouse Gas Emission Study in International Shipping

Job Description

The Centre for Maritime Studies, National University of Singapore, invites applications for three (3) research fellow/engineer positions in Greenhouse Gas Emission Study in International Shipping. The position is opened for 2.5 years and may be continued subject to successful further funding. The starting date of the position is expected to be February 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The position is linked to a research project on greenhouse gas emission study in international shipping. The project will involve literature review on emission mitigation mechanisms in various sectors, case studies of selected IMO energy efficiency measures, data collection from various sources and development of energy system models. Interviews, focus groups and a large scale survey will also be used to collect primary data.

We are seeking a highly motivated and outgoing person, who must be a good team player and be able to work independently at the same time. The person should have excellent communication and written skills and be able to work effectively in a project team comprising professors, industry fellows, and research assistants. The ideal candidates should have an engineering and/or economic background with advanced research/working/education experience in the following topics:

  • Maritime shipping
  • IMO Emission regulations
  • Statistical Modelling
  • Economic Modelling

Requirements:

Applicants for the position should have a PhD degree related to one of the above mentioned research areas, and familiar with established qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods. Working experience and knowledge about the maritime industry would be highly desirable. The Centre encourages all interested persons to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation, or ethnic background.

Applicants are expected to submit a

  • Cover letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the position
  • A Curriculum Vitae including contact details and information on previous employment
  • Reprints of recent publications (if applicable)
  • At least two recommendation letters (Should be sent via email to Ms. Dorothy Chan dorothy_chan@nus.edu.sg

The level of appointment and remuneration will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualification and work experience.

Terms and conditions:

  1. Contract tenable for 1 year in the first instance to be offered on a competitive basis
  2. An annual based salary which will commensurate with qualifications and relevant working experience
  3. Vacation leave of 28 days per calendar year
  4. Other staff benefits entitlement

Interested candidates should submit their applications, with the attached application form and NUS Personal Data Consent Form for Job Applicants, detailed curriculum vitae together with copies of their academic certificates, and transcripts of detailed results to:

 

Secretary
Centre for Maritime Studies
National University of Singapore
15 Prince George’s Park
Singapore 118414
Fax: (65)7756762
EMAIL: cmssec@nus.edu.sg

Application via email is encouraged. We regret that only short listed candidates will be notified. Candidates who do not hear from the University within 8 weeks after closing date of the advertisement may assume the position has been filled. Enquires may be sent to our Centre by email.