Research Fellow/Associate (1-year contract), School of Accountancy

Singapore Management University| Date Posted: 18-Apr-2021
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Masters / PhD

Job Description

  • Provide research assistance• Assist with data collection and algorithm development (e.g., natural language processing)
  • Collect data from resources of various languages. Data collection will include implementing automated downloading from public sources, such as social media
  • Analyze data - use computational linguistic and machine-learning techniques to construct measurement from text/script
  • Conduct literature reviews in areas of Fintech, social media, etc
  • Compile information and write research reports


  • PhD or Master degree in Computer Science, Information System or related fields (computing/programming), Undergraduate of Master degree and research experience in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Statistics is a plus 
  • Strong knowledge of computer science foundations and fundamental / information studies
  • Knowledge in programming languages, knows how to work with operating systems and how to maintain databases, especially in Big Data Management
  • Competency in the use of statistics and econometrics in research
  • Ability in using and/or programming using statistical software (e.g. SAS, Stata, Python)
  • Ability to handle a high volume of quantitative work, with attention to details
  • Excellent oral, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Knowledqe in accountinq or traininq in accounting/finance research is a plus
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