Research Scientist, SCIS

15 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Contract
  • Middle Management
  • Doctorate or equivalent
  • Singapore | Closing On 14 Sep 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

  • Review and distill state-of-the-art methods in literature
  • Conduct original research to develop new algorithms and/or improve existing ones
  • Implement the proposed algorithms as well as baseline methods
  • Perform scientific experiments to validate the proposed algorithms
  • Documentation of the research and results including academic publication


  • Minimum PhD degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or closely related disciplines
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant research experience in machine learning/AI/data mining
  • Good research publication records in top conferences/journals, especially in machine learning/AI/data mining areas
  • Proficiency in programming of deep learning stacks (e.g. tensorflow/pytorch) is required
  • Good working knowledge of machine learning and deep learning including graph neural networks 
  • Good analytical, technical and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and also collaboratively with team members

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