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Research Associate (1 year contract)

Centre for Applied Research

Job Description

The Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) is looking for a candidate to join as a Research Associate and/or Research Assistant for the project titled Sustainable Future of Urban Logistics in Singapore: A Foresight Approach.

Responsibilities:

You are responsible for moving forward the research activities of the project to meet the deliverable deadlines. More specifically:

  • Environmental scanning (literature review) on urban logistics-related policies, plans, white papers, and foresight studies.
  • Conduct social research (interviews, surveys, workshops/focus groups, analysis) to document driving forces of the future of urban logistics.
  • Technology scanning to identify technologies that could have a major impact on the future of urban logistics.
  • Prepare reports, academic manuscripts, and presentations to communicate findings.

Job Requirements

Skills Requirements:

  • A Bachelors (for research assistant role) or Masters (for research associate role) graduate in Business/Engineering or related field from a reputed university.
  • Excellent research skills including writing and presentation.
  • Good communication skills to liaise with various stakeholders involved in the project.
  • Prior experience in logistics and supply chain management or foresight studies will be a plus point.

 

This position is one year in length, with the potential for extension (up to 3 months). This position is not for remote working, the research assistant/associate is expected to be working from SUSS.

Interested applicants are to submit their resume and cover letter (optional) to Dr Seyed Mehdi Zahraei zahraei@suss.edu.sg. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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