Research Engineer (1-year contract), School of Computing and Information Systems

Singapore Management University| Date Posted: 17-May-2021
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Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

  • Design and implement advanced and novel algorithms that can address safety, robustness, and fairness issues in AI systems (specifically, those based on Reinforcement Learning)
  • Conduct evaluations to validate the effectiveness of the algorithms and tools
  • Write and publish research papers and present them to reputable academic conferences
  • Package the documents, implementation code, evaluate results of the project for public release


  • Minimum Bachelor or Master degree with first or second upper class degree classification (or their equivalent) in Information Systems / Computer Science/ Information Technology / Informatics Engineering / Computer Engineer or related disciplines
  • Good knowledge about reinforcement learning
  • Highly fluent in Python and Java
  • Competent in designing and implementing algorithms and data structures
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, technical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and also collaboratively with team members 
  • Able to work under strict deadlines
  • Research capability as evidenced by tangible deliverable i.e., relevant publication in a reputable international conference or journal will be advantageous
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