Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Economics

02 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full Time | Contract
  • Manager
  • PhD
  • Singapore | Closing On 31 Dec 2021

Contract ending 31 October 2024

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 simulation studies, including specifying data generating process, identifying benchmark methods for comparison.
  • Writing the computer code to implement the new method and benchmark methods, checking the computational efficiency.
  • Implementing the algorithms, analyzing the simulation results.
  • Applying the algorithms to real data and analyzing the empirical results.


  • PhD in statistics, data science, or computer science.
  • Strong programming skills in R or Python is required.

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