Research Engineer, SCIS

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 21 Oct 2021

  • Contract
  • Manager
  • Masters | Bachelor Degree
  • Singapore | Closing On 21 Oct 2021

8-month contract or contract till 30 June 2022

About Us

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.

Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.

Job Description

  • Survey existing studies on AI-powered visualization and its interaction
  • Develop new techniques for automated generation or recommendation of desired visualizations 
  • Develop novel techniques for better user interactions with data visualization systems 
  • Implement the proposed approaches and conduct extensive evaluations
  • Document writing on summarizing the research outputs

Qualifications

  • Master/Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or closely related disciplines
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant research experience in data visualization, human computer interaction, machine learning, data mining or data analytics
  • It is preferred that the applicant is a matriculated student of another University at the point of application
  • Basic knowledge/Proficiency in programming software/languages such as Python, JavaScript, D3 and HTML5 is required
  • Excellent working knowledge of data visualization or HCI or machine learning will be positively considered
  • Good analytical, technical and problem solving skills
  • Applicants with research publications in data visualization area will be advantageous
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and also collaboratively with team members 
  • Proficient in English speaking and writing

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