Research Engineer, School of Accountancy

26 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
22 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

1-year contract


  • Contract  
  • Manager  
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Singapore  
  • Closing On 22 Aug 2020

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

  • Assist with data collection and language algorithm development in Year 1 of the research project
  • Data collection will include implementing automated downloading from social media
  • Language algorithm development focuses on analysing the quality of information provided onsocial media
  • The above tasks will require a working knowledge of Python coding or a similar coding language


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or Computer Science with some professional experience
  • Knowledge in information systems and computer sciences, in particular, with programing and coding ability
  • Ability in using and/or programming using Python coding or a similar coding language
  • Good knowledge of Chinese as analyzing information in Chinese social media is required

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