Research Scientist, SCIS

14 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
12 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Contract
  • Manager
  • Doctorate or equivalent
  • Singapore | Closing On 12 Apr 2023

1-year contract

About Us

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.

Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.

Job Description

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, and operate web applications for crowdsourcing requesters and workers
  • Evaluation of the usability of the applications through a series of user studies
  • Conducting Human-Computer Interaction research using the developed tools
  • Preparing manuscripts for peer-reviewed publications


  • Minimum PhD degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or closely related disciplines from institution of higher learning
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant research experience in Human-Computer Interaction
  • Basic knowledge/Proficiency in programming languages such as Python and C# is required 
  • Demonstrated experience and know-how on conducting HCI research.
  • Excellent working knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research 
  • Good analytical, technical and problem solving skills
  • Applicants with research publications in HCI area will be advantageous
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and also collaboratively with team members

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