Research Assistant

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 16 Jun 2021

Job Description

The “Construction Performance Analytics & Innovation Research Unit (cPAIRu)” at the Department of Building, National University of Singapore, focuses on the research areas of: (1) Project/Enterprise Performance Assessment and Improvement; (2) Management Strategies and Innovations for Green Building & Infrastructure Projects; (3) Project/Enterprise Risk Management and Decision Making, with consideration of successfully achieving goals and objectives of projects and enterprises in the built environment at each phase of the entire facility delivery process.

“cPAIRu” is now seeking an active and experienced Research Assistant / Research Associate and  the successful candidates will contribute to the planning, coordination and execution of a research program related to Development of a Sensor-based Mobile App System for Safety Behavior Self-Diagnosis & Innovations, which can automatically diagnose at-risk behaviors and unsafe conditions, and to self-assess and improve their safe performance through building information modelling (BIM) integrated with sensing system and Real Time Location System (RTLS).

The successful applicant will perform academic development work as well as field practical work together with the other research staff/students under the guidance of the PI.


  • A good university degree qualification in the relevant field (master’s degree preferred)
  • In depth knowledge/research experience in construction projects, safety performance & improvement, safety behaviors
  • Strong English written and oral communication skills
  • Pursue a PhD. Degree under the PI (preferred; tuition fees to be subsidised)
  • Skills Requirements

  • Mobile App Development
  • Sensor Deployment & Integration
  • Systems Development
  • AI / Deep Learning / Machine Learning
  • Building Information Modelling
  • Web-design, management & related programing skills
  • More Information

    Location: School of Design and Environment
    Organization: National University of Singapore
    Department : Building

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