NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Research Engineer, Human Factors

Location
Singapore
Posted
16 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2020
Ref
R00003687
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology, Sociology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE) invites applications for the position of Research Engineer.

As a member of the Saab-NTU Joint Research Centre at Nanyang Technological University, the Research Engineer (RE) will be part of a research team studying the use of Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques for the development of the Next-Generation Air Traffic Management (ATM) assistance tools for Remote Airport Tower Control.

This includes:

  • Conduct research and development related to Human Factors, Levels of Automation and Human-AI Trust applied to Air Traffic Management
  • Develop experimental hypothesis, protocol, methodology to investigate Human-AI interaction, Operator Workload and trust between Air Traffic Controllers and AI-based Assistant
  • Perform data collection and statistical analysis of neurophysiological measurements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science (Psychology)/Cognitive Neuroscience or related fields
  • Two years of related research experience
  • Experience in the experimental design involved human subjects and documentation for ethical clearance
  • Strong background in designing cognitive science experiments, including the use of neurophysiological measurement equipment, to study human factors
  • Demonstrated experience related to analysis of neurological measurement data
  • Proficiency in statistical techniques and inference methods
  • Understanding of Cognitive Psychology is desirable
  • Good English writing and communication skills
  • Independent and team player

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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