Research Fellow, Asian Institute of Digital Finance

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

Job Description

The Asian Institute of Digital Finance (AIDF) is a university-level institute in NUS, jointly founded by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the National Research Foundation (NRF) and NUS. AIDF aspires to be a thought leader, a Fintech knowledge hub, and an experimental site for developing digital financial technologies as well as for nurturing current and future Fintech researchers and practitioners in Asia.

We invite applications for the position of Research Fellow who will be housed in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC) under Principle Investigator, Professor Liang Zhenkai for research grant ref: NRF/UP#1, titled: “Security and identity management of digital infrastructure for FinTech services.”

We are strongly committed to research excellence in all its dimensions: Searching for fundamental results and insights, developing novel computational solutions to a wide range of applications, building large-scale experimental systems and improving the wellbeing of society. We seek to play an active role both internationally and locally in the core and emerging areas of Computer Science and Information Systems.


The Research Fellow will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigator and lab members on one or more research projects under the NRF grant. He/she should possess experience or interest in at least one of the following research areas:

  • Security
  • Systems and Networking

Job requirements:

  • A PhD degree in a relevant area.
  • Good publication record.
  • Programming skills in C/C++.
  • Experience in research.
  • Experiences with the following areas will be preferred
    • Program analysis
    • System/OS kernel development
    • Audit log analysis
    • Trusted hardware programming

Covid-19 Message

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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: Asian Institute of Digital Finance
Department: FinTech Research
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID: 13791

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