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Visiting Research Professor (Computer Science)

Date: 06-May-2023

Location: COMPUTING, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Visiting Professor in NExT++ Research Centre, School of Computing (SoC). With a strong research interest in the Social Media Analytics, the Visiting Professor will work closely with the Lead PI, Prof Chua Tat Seng in carrying out in-depth teaching and research to deal with huge volume of real-time rich multi-model data, scalable big data analytics and re-examine the role of man-machine symbiosis at all levels of framework.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


About us

NUS-Tsinghua Centre for Extreme Search (NExT++) is the first of its kind research centre jointly established by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Tsinghua University of China. When the Centre was started in 2010, it aimed to offer live social media information that is not available on web. NExT had carried out pioneer research on rich media content analytics and search, live social media analytics, and has since built the large-scale systems for live social observatory, wellness and QA. With a dramatic evolution in the social media landscape, NExT++ envisions to empower users through evolving web intelligence. With offering a leading edge big data infrastructure and system, NExT++ will be a hot bed for top quality research and the playground for commercialization and start-ups.



  • A PhD degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering
  • Possess strong background in Mathematics, Algorithms and Social Media Analytics
  • Excellent knowledge in deep learning frameworks, e.g., PyTorch, Tensorflow, Nengo
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Familiarity with non-fully supervised learning
  • Result motivated
  • Prior publications in major computer vision (CVPR/ICCV/ECCV) or machine learning (NeurIPS, ICML/ICLR) conferences is a plus

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Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: School of Computing

Department : Department of Computer Science

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 18548