Research Associate, Centre for Maritime Studies

Updated: 22 days ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 27 Jun 2021

Job Description

  • Collaborating with partners from both the academia and the industry to lead and/or conduct innovative research on, but not limited to the following areas:
    • Investigating reason for ship stoppages
    • Predicting behaviour of vessels
    • Predicting number and type of tugboats required
    • Vessel routing based on weather
    • Sea fog prediction
  • Contribute to academic research in the relevant domains, and publish high-tier journal papers and conference papers.
  • Lead student projects and industrial projects with implementable outcomes.
  • Respond to the deliverables of research and industrial projects, including Proposal and Report writing, presentations of results and outcomes.

Qualifications

Requirement

  • Master degree in Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research, Statistics and Mathematics, or in other relevant science and engineering disciplines.
  • Outstanding data analytics, mathematical, and computer modelling skills.
  • Outstanding academic/publication records.
  • Proficient in communication and academic writing.
  • Self-driven and strong team spirit.

Preferred Skills

  • Good knowledge on the following subjects:
  • Land/Maritime and Port Logistics and Transportation.
  • Simulation Modelling.
  • Statistical Modelling.
  • Data Mining and Analytics.
  • Optimisation and Heuristics Algorithm Development.
  • C#/JAVA/Python/R/MySQL Programming.
  • Machine Learning.
  • Artificial Intelligence.
  • Operations Research.
  • High-tier journal publication potential.

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