Wednesday, September 25th, 2013...10:18 am
Research Fellow Opportunities Available at S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore
The S. Rajaraynam School of International Studies (RSIS) is currently looking for suitable candidates for research areas related to food security. The RSIS Centre for Non- Traditional Security Studies focuses on the Asia-Pacific region and undertakes research in the following three areas:
1) The impact of climate change on food security (Ph.D required);
2) The dynamics of food stocks in a changing regional environment;
3) Building a dynamic model of food availability to facilitate national policy planning.
Candidates applying for the research analyst positions (2) and (3) should possess at least a Master degree in International Relations, Political Science, Environmental Studies, Agricultural Economics or a related field. Candidates should also have demonstrable English policy/academic writing skills, quantitative research experience, and a working knowledge of food production systems. S/he also must be prepared to work in an inter-disciplinary environment and conduct research across different sectors. Applicants who wish to work on building a dynamic model of food availability are required to possess modelling and agriculture expertise. For research analysts, opportunity exists to apply for admission to a PhD programme. Applicants with a PhD will be considered for the Research Fellow positions.
All applicants interested in the above positions should submit a full CV with 2 published articles or writing samples, 2 reference letters, a cover letter specifying how his/her qualifications match the job description, and the Application for Employment Form (click here to download the form) to the Head of Administration.