Research Engineer, School of Information Systems

Thursday, 14 January 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 12 February 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Contract
  • Manager
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Singapore | Closing On 12 Feb 2021

12-month contract

About Us

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

  • Iterative design and development of a CV- and NLP-based natural and conversational interaction method
  • Evaluation of the effectiveness of the novel interaction method through a series of user studies and quantitative/qualitative analyses
  • Reporting the results of the evaluation and planning a research direction 
  • Summarizing the research results and writing academic papers


  • Minimum Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or closely related disciplines 
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant research experience in Human-Computer Interaction, computer vision, or natural language processing
  • Proficiency in programming software/languages such as C/C++ and Python will be required
  • Demonstrated experience and know-how on conducting research, particularly in the area of Human-Computer Interaction, computer vision, or natural language processing, will be a plus
  • Good analytical, technical and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and also collaboratively with team members

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