Research Associate (SIA-NUS Digital Aviation Corp Lab)

13 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
12 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

The Institute of Operations Research and Analytics (IORA) in National University of Singapore has an exciting role for Research Associate/Project Manager (Technical) for SIA-NUS Digital Aviation Corp Lab.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overall lead in the day-to-day research operations of the Corp Lab, monitoring the work of researchers/PhD students and their output, including participating in/organizing meetings within the Corp Lab and with SIA Business Units.
  • Assist PIs of the different work packages to resolve issues and problems faced during the research
  • Take ownership of the entire project lifecycle management process from execution, monitoring and control and overall management of  the research, stakeholder management, reporting and governance.
  • Provides a structure for project delivery, improves communication between stakeholders and tracks and helps to ensure project progresses according to the approved timeline and milestones.
  • As an important and integral member of our research team, you will be working closely with faculty members, research scientists, and PhD students. 
  • Lead in formulating reporting to grantor, and internal Corp Lab Executive Committee and Management Committee
  • Standardization and knowledge sharing of project processes and workflow


  • Master’s Degree with at least 5 years of work experience in a managerial/project management capacity
  • Relevant technical skills and experience in aviation industry in machine learning, software development, engineering as you will be working within multidisciplinary and international project team of leading researchers.
  • evidence of ability to conduct high-quality research with strong mathematical and programming background and problem-solving skills
  • evidence of leading and managing research projects
  • A motivated and proactive individual who can work well independently as well as with a team in a collaborative team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to multitask
  • Interest/business knowledge/relevant experience of the aviation industry in the region

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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