Research Associate, Resilient Cities


Job Description

Asian School of the Environment seek candidates who will thrive in an interdisciplinary environment and have a genuine interest in urban sustainability in Asia-Pacific.

Job Responsibilities:

The Research Associate will support the new research program through:

  • Research and teaching support involves conducting literature reviews, assisting with writing proposals, research papers, and developing teaching materials (50%)
  • Internal and external communication tasks include the development of a website, print materials, slide decks, and writing blog articles or other web contents (30%)
  • Administrative support tasks include supporting, planning events travel logistics, processing forms and reimbursements, maintaining website (20%)

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a field related to urban development
  • Experience or willingness to learn about urban studies, regional planning, environmental management
  • Creativity, enthusiasm, and positive attitude
  • Excellent project management skills, organization, and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communications skills
  • Basic experience with website development, communication/sharing platforms (e.g. Google Drive, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working internationally and with diverse non-academic audiences
  • Experience supervising interns or undergraduate research assistants
  • Regional foreign language skills
  • Experience managing budgets or projects or teams

Interested applicants are invited to submit a full CV, cover letter, and names and contact details of two referees. Review of applications will begin immediately.

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates would be notified.

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