Research Scientist, SCIS

Jun 17, 2021
End of advertisement period
Jul 16, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Contract
  • Middle Management
  • PhD
  • Singapore | Closing On 16 Jul 2021

1-year 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

  • Design and implement a robust and scalable pipeline to collect, clean, and process source code andother artifacts from a large collection of repositories (e.g., on GitHub)
  • Design and implement advanced program analysis and machine learning (specifically deep learning) solutions that can automate software tasks by learning from developers activities in open -source repositories
  • Conduct evaluations to validate the effectiveness of the algorithms and tools
  • Write and publish research papers and present them to reputable academic conferences
  • Package the documents, implementation code, evaluate results of the project for public release
  • Liaise with the overseas and industry collaborators of this project to realize the overall goal of the project
  • Help mentor engineers hired in the project


  • Minimum PhD in Software Engineering/Computer Science/Information Systems
  • Strong relevant research capability as evidenced by at least 3 first-authored full-length papers (relevantto the job description given above) in major Software Engineering research conferences / journals. At least one of them must be published in a top venue.
  • Excellent knowledge about program analysis, data mining and/or machine learning techniques
  • Highly fluent in Python and Java
  • Competent in designing and implementing algorithms and data structures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and also collaboratively with team members
  • Able to work under strict deadlines

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