Available Positions

New Haven, CT - Oxford, UK - Singapore

Data Scientist/Programmer

New Haven, CT or remotely from U.S.

Employment Dates

2 years

Application Due Date

December 31, 2018

Post-doctoral Research Associate

2 year position based at Yale-NUS College in Singapore

Job Description

Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Yale University, is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate for a period of two years starting in early 2019. The successful candidate will be working with the Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor Angel Hsu to undertake a research project on the development of new methods and approaches to tracking and assessing non-state and subnational climate actions. These approaches may include: natural language processing and other “text as big data” methods, designing distributed ledger protocols for tracking climate action, or designing climate or agent-based models to better understand actors’ interactions within multi-level climate governance systems.

Requirements

  • PhD in data science/statistics, quantitative environmental economics or policy, or computer science.

  • Knowledge of non-state and subnational climate change actions is desired but not a requirement, more critical are the technical skills and abilities to implement some of these approaches.

  • Fluency in English, working knowledge of other languages is also highly preferred.

Application Deadline

The application deadline is 31 December 2018. For full consideration, please submit the following materials to Assistant Professor Angel Hsu via email at angel.hsu@yalenus.edu.sg:

  • Cover letter 

  • CV

  • Statement on research interests and intended area of research

  • Contact information for letters of reference

Position is for 2 years. See more details here.

 

Research Assistant

Singapore

Employment Dates

Academic Year

Application Due Date

October 31, 2018

Research Assistant

Student Research Assistant position

Job Description

Prof. Hsu is hiring research assistants to contribute to a range of projects, including tracking non-state and subnational climate action and understanding drivers of Southeast Asia’s urbanization using big data analytics and satellite remote sensing. Students with strong research and analytic skills are encouraged to apply from any major. Ability to program in R or Python desired but not required.

Requirements

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills.
  • Quantitative data analysis skills desired or knowledge of R or Python.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and research skills a must.
  • Must be a self-starter and independent worker.
  • Proven research and design skills are strongly preferred, with a particular emphasis on scientific research and an ability to convey scientific concepts to the general public.

To apply please send resume with a short letter of interest to angel.hsu(at)yale-nus.edu.sg. Applications desired before Nov. 1, 2018 but desirable candidates will be considered at any time.

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