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Research Fellow Opportunities Available at S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore

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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.


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