About Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore (TCOMS)

TCOMS is a national Centre of Excellence established by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (ASTAR) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) to spur research excellence and advance Singapore’s Marine & Offshore Engineering (M&OE) industry. The Centre is also supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), and seeks to develop and validate innovative concepts and solutions for M&OE operations. Through strategic global partnerships with industry and research institutions, TCOMS aims to push frontiers in the development of safe, reliable and sustainable future systems for mankind. A key feature of TCOMS is a next-generation Ocean Basin with forefront simulation capabilities.

Scientist (Physical Oceanography/Metocean)

**Job description: **

  1. Perform research in the following areas:

a. Physical oceanography,

b. Wind-waves modelling,

c. Storm surge modelling.

  1. Collaborate with industry partners, affiliated research institutes and other relevant stakeholders to contribute to grant proposals for research funding consistent with the strategic goals of TCOMS.

  2. Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualification & Field of Study:

  1. Ph.D. Degree from reputable universities in Ocean Sciences, Ocean Engineering, Physical Oceanography, Civil Engineering, Applied Mathematics, and Physics or other related disciplines.

Work Experience:

  1. Preferably over 3 years of relevant postdoctoral/research/industry experience with competent knowledge in some of the following areas:

a. Ocean Sciences and Ocean Engineering.

b. Physical modelling, simulations and instrumentations in wave flume, wave tank, towing tank and/or ocean basin.

  1. Prior knowledge in the following numerical methods/software/programming languages:

a. Spectral models/software such as WAVEWATCH III, SWAN, WAM.

b. Models/software for storm surge such as SCHISM/SELFE.

c. Programming codes such as FORTRAN, Python, MATLAB, C++ or equivalent.

Other Requirements:

  1. Good interpersonal and communications skills.

  2. Ability to adapt and work effectively as members of a team.

  3. Good command of written and spoken English language.

  4. Resourceful and self-driven with a high degree of professional integrity.

Please apply via this link: https://careers.a-star.edu.sg/JobDetails.aspx?ID=F3dtP%2bm0qloAKkg93mpLCw%3d%3d