Research Assistant, Lee Kong Chian School of Business

20 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
19 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

7-month contract 


  • Contract
  • Executive
  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Diploma
  • Singapore 
  • Closing On 19 Dec 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

  • Retrieving data from the SQL database
  • Working with physicians and nurses to extracting variables from text data
  • Reviewing the literature and exploring decision-making problems in ICU
  • Analyzing the problems using the ICU data using various statistical and empirical methods
  • Developing mathematical models to optimize the decisions and calibrating the models using the ICU data
  • Writing reports and research papers


  • Undergraduate or master's degree in mathematics, industrial engineering, computer science, and related disciplines
  • Familiar with Ubuntu system, PostgreSQL, Python, R, Stata, SPSS, MATLAB; Knowledge in statistics, machine learning, and econometrics; Experience in healthcare research and mathematical modelling

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