Research Fellow (Information Theory, Signal Processing, or Machine Learning)

28 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is offering positions for postdoctoral fellows who will work closely with Dr. Vincent Tan at the intersection of information theory, statistical signal processing, and machine learning. Some sample topics include:

  • Shannon Theory;
  • Multi-Armed Bandits;
  • Matrix Factorization and Dictionary Learning; 
  • Graphical Models

Each position is expected to last from one to two years. The start date is negotiable.

The candidate will work closely with Dr. Vincent Tan and will use the postdoctoral stint to develop a strong research profile that will enable him/her to find a good faculty position after the postdoctoral stint.

For more information about Vincent Tan's research interests, please visit

Salary will be extremely competitive and will be commensurate with the candidate abilities, potential, and track record.

Applicants should submit a detailed CV to Vincent Tan at If shortlisted, applicants should also arrange for at least two to three letters of reference to be sent to the same address.


  • A PhD in electrical engineering, computer science, or applied mathematics and a strong publication record in information theory, signal processing, or machine learning.
  • Open to Fixed Term Contract

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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.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: College of Design and Engineering
Department : Electrical and Computer Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 18618

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