Research Fellow, Statistics and Data Science

01 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with Dr Carol Hargreaves on consulting projects, executive training courses and grants under a project at the  Data Analytics Consulting Centre (DACC), Department of Statistics and Data Science.

The main responsibilities of the position include:

  • Secure, co-ordinate and supervise consulting projects for the DACC.
  • Lead student teams and work hands-on to create practical solutions for our clients.
  • Take lead in solving problems from consulting projects by using state-of-the-art methodology from statistics, data science, mathematics and computer science.
  • Take lead in producing technology (“minimum viable products”) for the delivery of consulting project results.
  • Assist with literature reviews for Consulting & Advisory Projects.
  • Handle student walk-in consultations.
  • Build and maintain relationship with companies.
  • Manage consulting and research legal contracts.
  • Obtain funding approval for the DACC Executive Training Courses & Workshops.
  • Organize data science conferences and meet-ups.
  • Manage executive training courses & workshops


PhD degree in Statistics/Mathematics/Computer Science or other relevant subjects.


  • Good Python Programming Skills
  • Good Project Management Skills
  • Good Deep Learning Skills
  • Good Machine Learning Skills
  • Good Problem Solving Skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills


  • Good experience in analysing Real-World Problems.
  • Good experience in Python Programming
  • Good experience in building innovative solutions

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 presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Science
Department : Statistics and Data Science
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 15101

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