Senior Research Scientist in IORA

Singapore (SG)
Tuesday, 25 August 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 25 October 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Research Scientist in IORA, National University of Singapore

Institute of Operations Research and Analytics (IORA) at National University of Singapore offers an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Senior Research Fellow to work and manage on analytics projects with our industry partners. The projects aim to develop new analytics tools utilizing big unstructured datasets generated, for instance, by sensors and AR and VR technologies.

Your project management and technical skills are the foundation of this role. You work within multidisciplinary and international project team of leading researchers. More specifically, you manage some of our industry projects and work closely with faculty members, research scientists, and PhD students. Our researchers can mine terabytes of data, develop mathematical models and algorithms to derive new insights. Part of your job is to communicate complex data and algorithms into simple conclusions that will empower our industry partners to act based on the research insights. Your business knowledge, interpersonal/communication skills are therefore a requirement to thrive in a multi-functional leadership team.

About you

The University values courage and creativity,; openness and engagement, inclusion and diversity, and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Senior Research Fellow who has:

  • a completed PhD in computer science, operations research, econometrics, statistics, or related field
  • evidence of managing research projects
  • evidence of ability to conduct high-quality research
  • strong mathematical and programming background and problem-solving skills
  • an emerging track record of academic publications in high quality refereed journals
  • an ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • excellent communication skills

How to apply

To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, research example (e.g. journal publication), copies of teaching evaluations (if applicable), copy of graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/or currently in process), names and contact information of three references.

Please email your documents to Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

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