Research Scientist (12-month contract), School of Information Systems

Singapore Management University| Date Posted: 7-Aug-2019
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Masters / PhD

Job Description

  • Survey practical problems related to quality of AI-based software systems (including existing techniques on generating adversarial samples, existing methods on improving robustness of ML models and existing proposals on testing AI-based software systems)
  • Define the problem of testing and analyzing AI-based software systems, i.e., identify the goal of testing and analysis formally, discuss whether there exists optimal solutions to the problem and what is the complexity
  • Propose effective and practical methods for solving the problem, i.e., identify the complexity of the proposed algorithm, its limitations and its strengthen, and propose mitigation plans for domains where the proposed algorithm will have limited applicability


  • Minimum PhD’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or closely related disciplines from an institution of higher learning
  • Minimum 4 year of relevant research experience in software testing, program analysis, formal methods, cyber-security or AI
  • Knowledge/Proficiency in programming software/languages such as Python is required
  • Demonstrated experience and know-how on AI systems and applications
  • Experience with at least one other programming software/languages, such as C# or Java
  • Good analytical, technical and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and also collaboratively with team members
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