Research Scientist, School of Information System

6 days left

Wednesday, 20 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 20 December 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Middle Management

Closing On 20 Dec 2019

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Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.

Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.

Job Description

  • Lead research on developing new forms of energy-efficient sensing, based on techniques such as energy harvesting and RF power transfer
  • Create novel algorithms and technologies for multi-modal sensing that harnesses wearables and infrastructure (loT) sensors
  • Supervise research engineers and guide PhD students in academic research and prototype development
  • Produce high-quality research publications with minimal day-to-day supervision


  • Minimum PhD in Compter Science/ Electrical Engineering or relevant disciplines
  • Proven track record in embedded system design (eg. with ATMEL platform) and applications for embedded sensing platform
  • Project-level experience with energy harvesting technologies and platform
  • High-quality publications inacademic venues related to pervasive and ubiquitous computing
  • Coding experience with programmable embedded and experimental platforms, such as USRP, WARP and Raspberry PI
  • Graduate level knowledge of wireless networking, signal processing and wireless sensor networks

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