NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Fellow, Institute of Operations Research and Analytics

Location
Singapore
Posted
14 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Feb 2022
Ref
6883944
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Institute of Operations Research and Analytics (IORA) at National University of Singapore (NUS) offers an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Research Scientist to work on and manage analytics projects with our industry partners. The projects aim to develop new analytics tools utilizing unique datasets and research and experimental development on machine learning techniques. 

Your project management and technical skills are the foundation of this role as you will be working within multidisciplinary and international project team of leading researchers. As an important and integral member of our research team, you will be managing some of our industry projects and working closely with faculty members, research scientists, and PhD students. Our researchers can mine terabytes of data, develop mathematical models and algorithms to derive new insights. Part of your job is to communicate complex data and algorithms into simple conclusions that will empower our industry partners to act based on the research insights. Your business knowledge, interpersonal/communication skills are therefore a requirement to thrive in a multi-functional leadership team.

Requirements

The University values courage and creativity, openness and engagement, inclusion and diversity, and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Research Scientist who has:

  • a completed PhD in computer science, operations research, econometrics, statistics, or related field
  • strong mathematical and programming background, and research experience in forecasting and eXplainable AI
  • evidence of managing research projects
  • evidence of ability to conduct high-quality research
  • strong mathematical and programming background and problem-solving skills
  • an emerging track record of academic publications
  • an ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • excellent communication skills

Note

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students is one of our utmost priorities and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able work at the NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated for successful employment with NUS.

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students is one of our utmost priorities and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able work at the NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated for successful employment with NUS.

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