Research Assistant, Computer Science

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

Job Description

The Computer Science Department at National University of Singapore is seeking a research assistant (RA) with expertise in program analysis.  We are particularly focused on symbolic execution for the purpose of program testing and verification, as well as for problem solving.  Our current research implementation pioneers the use of interpolation for optimizing the search process in program analysis ( and the candidate is expected to contribute to the development of the tool.

The candidate is expected to have a strong technical background in algorithms applicable to programming language concepts and implementation.

Also essential is an interest in investigations of performance as well as in novel applications.


  • Completed all requirements for a Bachelors degree.
  • The candidate's track record in projects in some aspect of Programming Languages is strongly preferred.


If interested, please send your resume to Joxan Jaffar ( including a cover letter, CV and a brief statement of your work undertaken in previous work. The initial term of appointment will be 1 year extensible to 1 more year, upon review of satisfactory performance. The selected candidates will be offered competitive salaries and benefits.

NUS is a reputed world-class university that provides an outstanding and supportive research environment. Its School of Computing is highly
ranked (within the top 15) among the computing departments of the world.

Singapore is a vibrant, well-connected city with low taxes and research hub in Asia.

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: School of Computing
Department: Department of Computer Science
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID: 14990

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