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[Expired] Research Fellow (1-year contract), Living Analytics Research Centre

Singapore Management University (SMU)
Posted On :28 Feb 2018


Job Summary

  • Salary:   Undisclosed
  • Location: Singapore - South
  • Work Type: Contract
  • Min. Education Level: Doctorate
  • Field of Study: Not Applicable
  • Years of Experience: 3
  • Skills: PhD in Computer Science and related disciplines

Job Descriptions


The Living Analytics Research Centre (LARC) is a joint research initiative betweenSingapore Management University (SMU)andCarnegie Mellon University (CMU)that focuses on behavioural and social network analytics in the fields ofUrban and Community Liveability,Personalised Urban Mobility,Jobs and Skills Intelligence, as well asSmart Consumption and Healthy Lifestyle. In line with Singapore’s Smart Nation goal, one of LARC’s objectives will be to harness technology to its fullest potential with the aim of improving the lives of Citizens and creating more opportunities. Candidates who join us can also expect to gain a deeper knowledge in the following areas:Big Data Analytics,Data Mining,Machine Learning,Deep Learningandother relevant disciplines.

The Research Fellow will work with faculty researchers on one or more of the following research topics in the urban/social computing, smart cities and consumer business domains.

  • Data and Text Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Recommender Systems
  • Social-Urban Sensing
  • Big Data Infrastructure

The Research Fellow will also be responsible for one or more the following:

  • Designing research methodologies
  • Developing algorithms and models
  • Conducting data science studies
  • Designing and conducting experiments
  • Designing and implementing applications, tools and systems
  • Developing analytics capabilities in big data infrastructure


  • PhD in Computer Science and related disciplines
  • Good knowledge in relevant research topics and research skills
  • Proficient in at least one or more of these programming languages: Java, Python, C#, C++ and C

About This Company

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.  

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