Research Engineer, SCIS

25 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
21 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Contract
  • Manager
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Singapore | Closing On 21 Feb 2021

1 year contract or contract till 31 March 2022

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

  • Problem formulation
  • Algorithm development (reinforcement learning and/or imitation learning with sparsity-constraints)
  • Conducting experiments using some publicly available datasets
  • Paper writing
  • Conference presentation


  • Minimum Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or closely related disciplines
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant research experience in reinforcement learning or inverse reinforcement learning
  • Proficiency in programming software/languages such as Python/Matlab is required
  • Demonstrated experience on (deep) reinforcement learning or inverse reinforcement learning
  • Experience with at least one deep learning platform such as Tensorflow is preferred
  • Good analytical, technical and problem solving skills
  • Applicants with research publications in (inverse) reinforcement learning area will be advantageous
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and also collaboratively with team members

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