Research Scientist (1-year contract),  Living Analytics Research Centre

Singapore Management University| Date Posted: 30-Aug-2019
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Job Nature:
Contract
Position Level:
Senior Manager
Job Category:
Qualification:
Masters / PhD

Job Description

The Living Analytics Research Centre (LARC) is a research centre set up in Singapore Management University (SMU) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) as our strategic partner that focuses on analytics in the fields of Urban and Community Liveability, Personalised Urban Mobility, Jobs and Skills Intelligence, as well as Smart Consumption and Healthy Lifestyle. Candidates who join us can also expect to gain a deeper knowledge in the following areas such as Big Data Analytics, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Human Computer Interaction, Urban Computing and other relevant disciplines.

The Research Scientist 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
  • Deep Learning
  • Recommender Systems
  • Big Data Infrastructure
  • Machine Learning
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Social-Urban Sensing

 

The candidate will also be responsible for one or more the following aspects:

  • Design research methodologies
  • Develop algorithms and models
  • Conduct data science studies
  • Design and conduct experiments
  • Design and implement applications, tools and systems
  • Develop analytics capabilities in big data infrastructure

 

Qualifications

  • PhD in Computer Science and related disciplines
  • Good knowledge in relevant research topics and related research skills
  • Proficient in at least one or more of these programming languages: Java, Python, C#, C++ and C
  • Self-motivated and able to carry out tasks independently
  • Excellent team player and possess strong inter-personal skills
  • Analytical and meticulous with attention to details

 

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