SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY

Research Engineer, School of Computing and Information Systems

Location
Singapore
Posted
25 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
25 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Contract
  • Manager
  • Bachelor Degree | Masters
  • Singapore | Closing On 25 Dec 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 advanced and novel algorithms that can address safety, robustness, and fairness issues in AI systems (specifically, those based on Reinforcement Learning)
  • 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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree with first or second upper class degree classification (or their equivalent) in Information Systems / Computer Science/ Information Technology / Informatics Engineering / Computer Engineer or related disciplines
  • Good knowledge about reinforcement learning
  • Highly fluent in Python and Java
  • Competent in designing and implementing algorithms and data structures
  • Good 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
  • Research capability as evidenced by tangible deliverable i.e., relevant publication in a reputable international conference or journal will be advantageous

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