Research Fellow, Healthcare Data Science

13 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

We are looking to recruit Research Fellows to join our project in Healthcare Data Science. These projects are hosted at the NUS-CISCO Joint Lab of National University of Singapore. The selected candidate will be working in a truly cross-disciplinary team, where he/she will have the opportunities to work with clinical experts from SingHealth and NUHS. He/she will be working primarily with Professors Mengling Feng and Mehul Montani. The selected candidate will also be part of our collaborations with our industrial partner, CISCO.

Job Summary:

The Research Fellow will be responsible for undertaking in-depth research and innovation in machine learning, data science, and artificial intelligence on trusted collaborative machine learning that lead to publications in top-tier international conferences and journals, as well as real-world implementations.


  • Develop new concepts and algorithms in data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence for trusted collaborative machine learning; 
  • Be up-to-date on state-of-the-art methodologies in related technical fields and application domains;
  • Develop ideas for application of research outcomes; 
  • Contribute to knowledge exchange activities with external 


  • Possess a PhD in Computer Science or relevant fields, with specialization related to machine learning, data mining, artificial intelligence or databases;
  • Proven ability to conduct independent research with a strong and relevant publication record;
  • Strong publication track records with top conference and journal papers will be a plus;
  • Experienced in using the latest machine learning, AI, and big data platforms;
  • Proficient in python/C++/R programming
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and oral presentation skills.
  • An effective team player
  • Open to fixed-term contract

Interested applicants to apply directly to NUS Career site.

For any enquiries, please contact Dr Mengling FENG at and and A/Prof Mehul Motani at

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.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: College of Design and Engineering
Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID: 12693

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