Research Scientist, SCIS

13 May 2022
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Contract
  • Middle Management
  • Doctorate or equivalent
  • Singapore | Closing On 10 Jun 2022

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

  • Building a framework for Web-scale data extraction and aggregation
  • Developing front-end site as well as mobile apps for user access of the framework
  • Conducting rigorous experimentations and data analysis
  • Supporting the research efforts of the group
  • Commercializing the technologies arising from the project


  • PhD degree from a reputable university in Computer Science or another relevant discipline
  • Strong research capability as evidenced by good publication and citation records
  • Knowledge of data mining and machine learning research literature. Topics considered particularly relevant include probabilistic graphical modelling, deep learning, topic modelling, recommender systems, dimensionality reduction, natural language processing, similarity search, text mining and information extraction
  • Competency in major programming languages such as Java, C, Python
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines

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