Research Assistant, Department of The Built Enviornment

03 Oct 2022
End of advertisement period
02 Nov 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities

Applications are invited for Research Assistant (RA) positions at the Department of the Built Environment, National University of Singapore, to commence as soon as possible. Applicants should possess a Bachelor or M.S. degree in the field of construction, architectural and civil engineering, construction management, mechanical engineering, computer science, and/or a related field.

The RAs are expected to work on one or several research topics:

  1. Building Intelligence into 5G technologies
  2. Deep semi-supervised learning and automatic generative design
  3. Structural BIM and robot-aided construction
  4. Robot-assisted construction progress monitoring
  5. Prefabricated Prefinished Volumetric Construction (PPVC) and 3D printing
  6. 5G-enabled robot system
  7. Self-supervised learning and autonomous inspection
  8. xProvide guidance and overseeing the operations of 5G Centre
  9. Paper Publications and Patents
  10. Any other job scope stipulated by Supervisor or Department


Qualifications & Skills Requirement

The appointee will assist in planning and implementing related research projects with PhD students and RAs within the research group and the 5G Centre, including conducting research, preparing research findings, writing report, providing staff guidance, running technical operations, patents and paper, etc. They should have comprehensive knowledge of 5G, MQTT network protocol, computer vision, deep learning, robot operating system, UAV and UGV control, quadruped robot, with a track record of peer-reviewed publications. They should have knowledge in programming including but not limited to C++, Python, etc. with strong analytical and critical thinking skills. The Ras & RFs should have proficiency in written and spoken English

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: School of Design And Environment
Department : Built Environment
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 13168

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