Research Assistant Professor, Computer Science

23 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
21 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The School of Computing at the National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for Research Assistant Professor in the Artificial Intelligence area.

The scope of responsibilities include:

  • Conduct fundamental research on artificial intelligence problems, including but not limited to the understanding of (labeled and/or unlabeled) data from multiple modalities (image, video, text, audio, bio-data, etc);
  • Research on long-term ambitious goals, while laying out intermediate milestones;
  • Publish influential research work on top conferences and journals;
  • Collaborate on large scale research projects with Sea AI Lab.


  • Three or more years of work experience in a university, industry, or government lab(s), in a role with primary emphasis on AI research;
  • Hold a Ph.D. degree in computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, data science or other related disciplines;
  • First-author publications at peer-reviewed AI conferences (e.g. NeurIPS, CVPR, ICML, ICLR, ICCV, ACL) and journals (e.g., TPAMI, JMLR, AIJ), or authored publications in Nature/Nature research journals or Science;
  • Knowledge of the differentiable programming frameworks, e.g., PyTorch, TensorFlow, JAX;
  • Experience in leading significant research projects;
  • Great visibility to the community;
  • Track record of high impact research (e.g. multiple papers with 500+ citations);
  • (Preferred) Received best paper or equivalent awards in the aforementioned conferences;
  • (Preferred) Winner of international academic competitions.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are 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 a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presences are required. 

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

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