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Research Assistant (Artificial Intelligence/Data Analysis)

Date: 17-Jan-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Department of Communications and New Media invites applications for one Research Associate or Research Assistant in Artificial Intelligence/Data Analysis under the “Artificial Intelligence, Disinformation, and the Public Good” project led by Principal Investigator Dr Taberez Ahmed Neyazi. The anticipated start date is 1 December 2021.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • assist with the data analysis and developing models
  • crawling and scrapping publicly available data online
  • provide admin and research support to the project
  • conduct literature reviews
  • manage data of the project
  • contribute to the development of scientific papers and the dissemination of the study findings.


At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students is 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 significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.


With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able work at the NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated for successful employment with NUS. [1]


[1]  MOM Updated advisory on COVID-vaccination at the Workplace, subject to changes in accordance with the national COVID-19 measures


Successful candidates must have a

  • Masters Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Social Science, Communications or a closely affiliated discipline. Two years of work experience is desirable.
  • proficient in computational and quantitative research methods and analysis
  • proficient in network analysis or/and NLP
  • good project management skills, demonstrated good writing and communication skills

Note: Candidate with good honours degree or a Fresh Masters could be considered for Research Assistant position.

More Information

Interested candidates are required to submit:

  • Latest Full CV, including academic and employment history, scholarships and awards received, degrees obtained, other study and research opportunities;
  • Scanned copies of all academic certificates obtained.
  • Three reference letters

Enquiries may be directed to taberez@nus.edu.sg. Further information about working at National University of Singapore is available at https://www.nus.edu.sg/careers/.