Research Assistant (Life Sciences / Computer Science / Statistics)

02 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
02 Jul 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description 

The National University of Singapore is looking for a research assistant/research associate in a project which seeks to understand the mechanisms of decomposition and revegetation of peat in South East Asia. The position is within a multi-disciplinary research team consisting of postdoctoral research fellows, research assistants and associates, as well as principal investigators (PIs) from the Department of Biological Sciences, Geography and School of Computing.

The position will be full time and in the field of systems biology. The successful candidate will be expected to assist the team in workflow development, data collection, analysis, drafting project reports, and in maintaining IT equipment’s such as high-performance computers and servers.


Qualifications / Discipline:  

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Life Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or related fields


Strong organizational and communication skills, able to work extremely well with others in a collaborative team environment and be culturally sensitive


Prior coding experience in R or PYTHON, working with big data or artificial intelligence/machine learning are highly desirable

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.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: NUS Environmental Research Institute

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