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Casual Junior Research Assistant, Department of Information Systems & Analytics

Date: 26-Nov-2022

Location: COMPUTING, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Junior Research Assistant in the Department of Information Systems and Analytics, School of Computing (SoC). SoC is strongly committed to research excellence in all its dimensions: The Junior Research Assistant will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigators and lab members on one or more research projects. He/she should possess experience or interest in at least one of the following research areas:


  • Mobile App development
  • Health Informatics


The job responsibilities are as follow:


  • Design and develop an ANDROID/iOS mobile application with the following modules
    • Chatbot module
    • Smokerlyser module
    • Gamification module
    • Avatar module
    • Journaling module
  • Participate in and contribute to all phases of the application development life cycle.
  • Suggesting improvements to mobile Application Architecture and design patterns
  • Maintain and enhance the app security and performance
  • Ensure team delivers well-tested codes alongside any new features / bug fixes
  • Conduct code reviews and ensuring merged code adheres to best practices and standards
  • Writing detailed documentation for existing applications and new applications
  • Maintenance of our mobile application to use modern libraries and best practices


  • Diploma or Degree in Information Technology or related disciplines.
  • Two to four years’ experience in cross-platform mobile app development (e.g. ReactNative).
  • Good knowledge of backend development frameworks (e.g. Django in Python, Node.js in javascript).
  • Good knowledge in either relational or No-SQL databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB).
  • Proficient in REST based APIs using JSON
  • Competent written and spoken English is highly regarded.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

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 Information Systems And Analytics

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 15415