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Research Assistant

  • Job Category
    Design, Engineering, Information Technology, Sciences / Laboratory / R&D
  • Job level
  • Contract type
    Contract, Full Time
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$3400 - S$4850

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Assistant in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC). SoC is strongly committed to research excellence in all its dimensions: Searching for fundamental results and insights, developing novel computational solutions to a wide range of applications, building large-scale experimental systems and improving the well-being of society. We seek to play an active role both internationally and locally in the core and emerging areas of Computer Science and Information Systems.

The Research Assistant will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigator on a specific project in high-dimensional statistics and/or machine learning, chosen from or related to one of the following:

- Information-theoretic understanding of statistical inference and learning problems

- Scalable algorithms for large-scale inference and learning (e.g., group testing, graph learning)

- Resource trade-offs in distributed learning algorithms


A Bachelor’s degree with Honours in computer science, mathematics, or a related area in science & technology; Good written and verbal communication skills; Experience in research, ideally including topics relating to statistics and/or machine learning.​​

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.​

Closing on 06 Mar 2021