Job Opportunities

We occasionally have open positions for PhD students, postdoctoral Research Fellows and Research Assistants/Associates in our group. Please feel free to email me with your CV and a statement of research interests at ehill@ntu.edu.sg.

Prospective PhD students can get more information at http://www.ase.ntu.edu.sg/programmes/phd/prospective-students. Please check that your degree meets the minimum requirements, and read about the additional entrance requirements. We do offer full scholarships and stipends to successful PhD applications.

The kind of person we hire has the following personality traits -

  • Positive, enthusiastic, collaborative, adventurous, communicative, creative, hard-working, willing to travel within Southeast Asia, and excited about working in part of a close-knit team.

  • Believes in the importance of the mission of EOS - to conduct fundamental research on earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis and climate change in and around Southeast Asia, towards safer and more sustainable societies.

And the following skills and experience -

  • A degree in geodesy, geophysics, and/or Earth science.

  • Programming skills, ideally including a compiled language such as C or FORTRAN.

  • No fear of maths.

  • Interests and proven experience in interpreting and modeling geodetic data to understand earthquakes, tectonic processes, volcanoes, and/or sea-level change.

  • Experience in processing geodetic data such as GPS, GRACE, and InSAR data.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English.

  • Knowledge of a local SE Asian language for one of our areas of research is not mandatory but a plus.

  • Excellent reference letters from recognized leaders in our field.

  • For postdoc applicants, excellent publications in international, peer-reviewed journals.

Summer internships

Please note that I do not accept interns from abroad into our group, because we give priority for these positions to undergraduate students enrolled in the Asian School of the Environment at NTU. Sorry, but I will not reply to emails from abroad requesting intern positions.