Research Assistant (Collaborative Data Trust)

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 06 Jan 2024

7 Dec 2023
Job Information

Research Field

Computer science
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

6 Jan 2024 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Job Description Research Assistant (Collaborative Data Trust) - 11 Months

The RA will be hired to support the CODAT project by maintaining the CODAT workstation as a system administrator, ensuring its compliance with NUS IT, providing support for events sponsored by the fund, and assistance with CODAT research projects. The duration of appointment will be 11 months.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Science, or a related field
  • Proven experience with system administration (Linux preferred, but not required if candidate is willing to learn)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask and manage time effectively
  • Basic knowledge of web development preferred [e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.]
  • Familiarity with quantitative research methods, data science tools, and machine learning techniques preferably in R and/or Python preferred


Key Responsibilities:
1. Linux System Administration

  • Install, configure, and maintain Linux servers and workstations
  • Set up user accounts to allow for remote SSH
  • Monitor system performance and ensure system availability and reliability
  • Conduct regular security and system updates
  • Troubleshoot hardware, software, and network issues
  • Implement and manage backup, recovery, and data storage solutions

2. NUS IT Compliance

  • Engage with the National University of Singapore (NUS) IT Department to maintain compliance with required IT standards and policies
  • Collaborate with NUS IT for audits, assessments, and any infrastructure improvements
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest IT regulations, standards, and best practices associated with NUS

3. Event Logistical Support

  • Provide support during events, ensuring all IT infrastructure and resources are in place
  • Coordinate the setup, breakdown, and troubleshooting of IT equipment during events
  • Work with event planners to integrate technology needs into event schedules

4. Web Development

  • Assist in the design, implementation, and maintenance of company websites
  • Ensure websites are optimised, responsive, and user-friendly
  • Work with other departments to update web content and ensure accuracy

5. Research Assistantship in Quantitative Projects

  • Assist in various stages of quantitative research, from data collection to analysis
  • Use data science and machine learning techniques to process, analyze, and visualize data
  • Collaborate with lead researchers on data modeling, machine learning algorithms, and predictive analytics

Application Instructions
For full consideration, applicants must submit the following set of documents:

  • Completed Personal Data Consent Form -
  • Full CV; including academic and employment history, scholarships and awards received, degrees obtained, other study and research opportunities
  • Scanned copies of academic certifications
  • You may email directly to Dr Subhayan Mukerjee ([email protected] ) for more information about the job. 

    More Information
    Location: Kent Ridge Campus
    Organization: Arts & Social Sciences
    Department : Communications And New Media
    Employee Referral Eligible: No
    Job requisition ID : 22189

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