Research Fellow (AI in Health)

Updated: 13 days ago
Location: Kent Ridge,


We are looking for multiple Researchers to participate in a new AI in Healthcare project at the Institute of Data Science and the School of Computing , National University of Singapore. The project is funded under the “AI in Health Grand Challenge ” by AI Singapore, led by Professors Wynne Hsu, Mong-Li Lee and Chee-Yong Chan together with clinicians from Singhealth, which is one of Singapore's largest healthcare provider. 

Job Description

The Research Fellow will be responsible for undertaking in-depth research and innovation in data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence and big data that lead to publications in top-tier international conferences and journals, as well as real-world implementations. He/she will be working closely with the Principal Investigator and lab members on one or more research projects with external collaborators on interesting and challenging real-world datasets and problem statements.


  • Develop and implement new concepts and algorithms in data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Research and be up-to-date on state-of-the-art methodologies in related technical fields and application domains
  • Develop ideas for application of research outcomes
  • Contribute to knowledge exchange and knowledge transfer activities with external partners and collaborators
  • Writing or contributing to publications for disseminating research findings
  • Make demos and presentations for exhibiting work at appropriate events.

  • A PhD in Computer Science or equivalent, with specialization related to data mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence or databases;
  • Computational thinking with proven ability to conduct independent research with a strong and relevant publication record;
  • Experienced in working with a diverse range of data types – prior experience in data analytics and machine learning for healthcare applications would be a plus;
  • Experienced in using the latest machine learning, AI, and big data platforms;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and oral presentation skills in English; and
  • Experienced in working in a team, with people of diverse skillsets, including industry end-users

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