Research Fellow (IORA)

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02 Mar 2023
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01 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

Researchers at NUS IORA are working in collaboration with an MNC in the IT and Infocomm industry to use data science, analytics, and causal inferences to optimize and streamline their data center management. We are looking for a full-time Researcher/Senior Researcher to join our team.

You will be working alongside a team of data scientists in:

  • Liaising with the client to come up with use cases where the use of data science and causal inference can help them optimize their energy and operations management and make decisions.
  • Work hand in hand with the domain knowledge experts from the client side to understand the data and make sense of the analysis being conducted and the results obtained
  • Setting the path forward, lead the team of data scientists and guide the client in using data science to solve the use cases.
  • Doing exploratory, predictive and prescriptive analysis of structured data to solve use cases for the client
  • Transform unstructured data into structured data by building upon or improving the existing data infrastructure for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data.
  • Presenting results of analysis and use cases in a way that can that can be useful for client, to both a technical and non-technical audience


  • Completed PhD degree in a related field (STEM), with good knowledge, skills and expertise in causal inference and data science and analytics
  • Evidence of ability to conduct high-quality research
  • Comfortable performing data analysis in Python or R
  • Experience in conducting causal inference (regression, IVs, DiD, Synthetic controls etc.) and machine learning (anomaly detection, optimization, etc.)
  • Experience working with companies in client facing roles or managing teams doing analytical work or data science is a plus

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.

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