[ES_JOBS_NET] Senior Research Fellow (Asia), Water Cluster Lead, Stockholm Environment Institute

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Fri Jan 13 16:14:58 MST 2017


Location:*Bangkok, Thailand*

Salary range:*commensurate with academic background and experience.*


SEI Asia is looking for a Senior Research Fellow to work with the 
Centre’s "Water Cluster" to lead research on water resources management 
and application of Geographic Information System (GIS), integrating 
disaster risk management, and supporting the Cluster research.

The Senior Research Fellow will support the Water Cluster Lead in the 
development of the research agenda, overall strategy and project 
development as well the day to day activities of the cluster, including 
undertaking research activities related to ongoing projects, leading the 
development of new research projects and providing advices to more 
junior researchers. This position leads research/project works relating 
to water resources management and application of Geographic Information 
System (GIS), integrating appropriate disaster risk management.

The selected candidate will work with staff in the Asia Centre and other 
consortiums on relevant activities of existing programme, 
including*SUMERNET* <http://www.sumernet.org/>and*SERVIR Mekong* 
<https://servir.adpc.net/>and other future programme related to water 
resources management and climate change throughout the world, based from 

      Main responsibilities

  * Lead or implement Water Cluster research work and/or projects,
    according to the work plan and available budget.
  * Lead and co-author peer-reviewed research publications and
    contribute to other outputs including articles and blogs in the SEI
    web page and from other concerned research projects.
  * Cooperate with and support colleagues in the Water Cluster research
    team to ensure high quality deliverables on schedule.
  * Provide guidance to junior and mid-level staff on research
    management, project implementation and reporting, and monitoring and
  * Identify funding sources, lead or contribute to fundraising.
  * Support centre management tasks especially relevant to the Water
    Cluster upon the request of the SEI Asia Management Team.
  * Contribute to the development and implementation of the Water
    Cluster’s work plan, including budget and identification, design,
    development, and implementation of research projects within areas
    that further the aims and objectives of SEI.
  * Contribute to the development of the institute’s policies and the
    Water Cluster strategy.
  * Contribute to strengthening the relationship between Asia Centre
    with the host country (Thai government) and partnership with the
    host institute (Chulalongkorn University) and other agencies within
    the region.


  * PhD or equivalent with a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience
    in water resources management and development of decision support
    system through application of GIS, with proven experience within
    Mekong Region.
  * Excellent record in project implementation.
  * Strong network with government agencies, academic institutes and
    NGOs in the Mekong region.
  * Excellent research and publication record.
  * Excellent record in fundraising.
  * Proven ability to lead a strong, credible and high-quality research
    portfolio working with several researchers.
  * Recognized as senior expert in her/his field.
  * Fluency in spoken and written English.
  * Strong motivation, personal initiative and commitment to excellence
    and results in scientific research.
  * Demonstrated record of interdisciplinary collaboration, partnership
    and team building and the desire to work in a collaborative
    environment with efficient time management.


Salary package including health insurance and provident fund 
commensurate with academic background and experience.SEI Asia offers an 
exciting and interesting opportunity to work alongside some of the 
region's leading researchers to bring genuine change to the world we 
live in.


Inquiries concerning the content of the position can be directed 
to*Papassara Kunjara Na Ayudhya*(papassara.kunjara at sei-international.org 
<mailto:papassara.kunjara at sei-international.org>) or*Nipa 
Laithong*(nipa.laithong at sei-international.org 
<mailto:nipa.laithong at sei-international.org>)

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