Research Scientist, SCIS

30 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full Time | Contract
  • Manager
  • Doctorate or equivalent
  • Singapore | Closing On 28 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

  • This position is for School of Computing and Information Systems.
  • Responsible for conducting research on The Other Me project. 
  • Developing research models and methods for robust situated agent teaming.
  • Prototyping the developed methods.
  • Evaluating the developed methods on assembling tasks.
  • Ensuring these methods are integrated into the overall showcase for the project.


  • PhD degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or closely related disciplines.
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant research experience in Reinforcement Learning, Multi-Agent Systems.
  • Basic knowledge/Proficiency in programming software/languages such as python will be positively considered/ is required.
  • Demonstrated experience and know-how on Reinforcement Learning.
  • Published in top tier conferences on multi-agent systems and reinforcement learning.
  • Good analytical, technical and problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and also collaboratively with team members.

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