Junior Research Associate (A)

Employment Type:  Full Time

Research Laboratory:  Geomatics for Environment and Development (GED)


  • Facilitate scoping of spatial data for the Renewable Energy Decision Support System (RE DSS)
  • Correspond and networks for the collection of and gathers hazards, exposures, vulnerabilities, risks and impacts (HEVRI) spatial data at national and regional as well as for city-level RE case studies
  • Collect ancillary data, including cost-benefit indices of RE options
  • Formulate and forge necessary data sharing agreements
  • Encode spatial data and sources for subsequent mapping
  • Assist in the cost-benefit analyses of RE options
  • Manage a database of references for proper citations (i.e. Scientific literature, spatial data, maps)
  • Provide inputs to technical and scientific reports relevant to the Project
  • Assist in the drafting of reports, research papers or related knowledge products such as manuals, documentation papers, etc. in collaboration with the Team
  • Compile the Training Manual


  • Master of Science or Bachelor of Science degree in Physics/ Environmental Science, Planning or Management/ Geography/ Economics/ Related Fields
  • At least two (2) years of related research experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


All interested applicants must submit the following:

  1. a) An Application Letter addressed to Gemma Teresa T. Narisma, PhD, Executive Director of the Manila Observatory.
  2. b) Curriculum Vitae with three professional work references (including their emails and contact numbers).
  3. c) Transcript of Records and recent passport size photograph.

Please submit the required documents via e-mail to hr@observatory.ph, with “Applicant- GED Junior Research Associate” as subject.