Applicants are invited to apply for the following:

  1. RESEARCH FELLOW/DATA SCIENTIST
  2. POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW POSITION IN SOC/NUS
  3. RESEARCH FELLOW/ASSOCIATE (BAC) 
  4. POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW IN DEEP LEARNING AND ROBOTICS
  5. RESEARCH ASSISTANT/FELLOW (TRANSCRIPTOMICS/PROTEOMICS)
  6. RESEARCH ASSISTANT/FELLOW (SECURITY OF INTERNET PROTOCOLS)
  7. RESEARCH ASSISTANT, NUS COMPUTING
  8. RESEARCH ASSISTANTS (SOFTWARE/RESEARCH PROTOTPE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW CUTTING-EDGE SECURITY TECHNOLOGY)
  9. RESEARCH ASSISTANT (IOT SECURITY AREA)
  10. RESEARCH ASSISTANT
  11. RESEARCH ASSISTANT (HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING)
  12. RESEARCH FELLOW (PRIVACY)
  13. RESEARCH ASSISTANT/FELLOW (N-CRiPT)
  14. RESEARCH FELLOW (IOT)
  15. RESEARCH ASSISTANT (OPEN-SOURCE SOFTWARE)
  16. RESEARCH ASSISTANT/FELLOW 
  17. POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW  
  18. RESEARCH ASSISTANTS IN SYSTEM SECURITY AT NUS  
  19. RESEARCH FELLOWS IN SYSTEM SECURITY AT NUS  
  20. RESEARCH ASSISTANT - COMPUTER SECURITY & DEEP LEARNING AT NUS 
  21. RESEARCH FELLOW - COMPUTER SECURITY & DEEP LEARNING AT NUS 
  22. RESEARCH ASSISTANT
  23. POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW
  24. RESEARCH FELLOW
  25. POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW POSITIONS 
  26. RESEARCH POSITIONS IN CYBER SECURITY AT NUS 
  27. RESEARCH FELLOWS/RESEARCH ASSISTANTS IN NATIONAL CYBERSECURITY R&D LAB
  28. POSTDOC (RESEARCH FELLOW) POSITION IN SOFTWARE SECURITY
  29. RESEARCH FELLOW POSITION IN CONSTRAINTS
  30. RESEARCH FELLOWS IN TSUNAMi center on SOFTWARE AND SYSTEM SECURITY
  31. RESEARCH FELLOWS AND RESEARCH ENGINEER IN THE SINGAPORE DATA SCIENCE CONSORTIUM 

1. RSEARCH FELLOW/DATA SCIENTIST

Job Description

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Fellow/Data Scientist in the Singapore Data Science Consortium (SDSC). The consortium, funded by NRF, is hosted at the Schol of Computing (SoC), NUS. SDSC seeks to develop novel computational solutions to a wide range of industry-driven applications, building large-scale experimental systems and improving the well-being of society 

The Research Fellow/Data Scientist will be responsible for undertaking in-depth research and innovation in data mining and machine learning for big daa that lead to real-world implementations as well as publications in top-tier international conferences and journals. He/she will be working closely with the Principal Investigator and lab members on one or more research project with external collaborators on interesting and challenging real-world datasets and problem statements. Potential projects include mining public transportation smart card data and other smart city applications.

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with data-owners from industry to understand their problem statements and identify opportunitieis for data science solutions
  • Develop and implement new concepts and algorithms in data mining and machine learning for big data
  • Research and be up-to-date on state-of-the-art methodologies in related technical fields and application domains
  • Develop ideas for applications of reearch outcomes
  • Contribute to knowledge exchange and knowledge transfer activities with external partners and collaborators
  • Writing or contributing to publications for disseminating research fundings
  • Make demos and presentations for disseminating research findings

Requirements

  • A Phd in Computer Science or equivalent, with specialization relating to data mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence or databases;
  • Computational thinking with proven ability to conduct independent research with a strong and relevant publication record;
  • Experienced in working with a diverse range of data types - prior experience in data analytics and machine learning for healthcare applications would be a plus;
  • Experience in using the latest machine learning, AI, and big data platforms;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and oral presentation skills in English; and
  • Experience in working in a team, with people of diverse skillsets, including industry end-users
  • Prior experience with transportation data (e.g. public transport smart card data, taxi data) and/or mobility behavioural analytics will be a plus

To apply for the position, please send your CV to Tay Huimin at huimin@nus.edu.sg. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.  

 

2. POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW POSITION IN SOC/NUS

A postodoctoral fellow position is currently available in the Computational Biology Laboratory, School of Computing, National University of Singapore.

You will be joinining a team of dynamic bioinformaticians, bio-data scientists and biologists in tackling some difficult but meaningful analytical problems in biological big data. In this instance, the focus is to work on missing protein problems in proteomics data.

The project is a joint venture with Dr Wilson Goh, Bio-Data Science and Education Laboratory, Nanyang Technological University

You should hav a PhD in Computational Biology, Data Science, Computer Science, or Bioinformatics. Other relevant degrees may also be considered. You should preferably have experience working with mass spectrometry data and/or have experience working with network models

Qualified applicants should send their CV, statement of research interests, and at least two letters of recommendation to:

Professor Limsoon Wong                                                                                                                                                            

School of Computing                                                                                                                                                                   

National University of Singapore                                                                                                                                           

Level 3, Building COM1                                                                                                                                                            

13 Computing Drive                                                                                                                                                                     

Singapore 117417                                                                                                                                                             

wongls@comp.nus.edu.sg

 

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.  

3. RESEARCH FELLOW/ASSOCIATE (BAC)

JOB PURPOSE

The NUS Business Analytics (BAC) was established to develop a talent pool of business analytics professionals to meet the needs of companies looking to improve their businesses through the use of analytics . BAC has strong collaborationw with manyt prestigious industry partners.

The Singapore Data Science Consortium (SDSC), funded by NRF, is hosted at the School of Computing (SoC), NUS.  SDSC seeks to develop novel computational solutions to a wide range of industry-driven applications, building large-scale experimental systems and improving the well-being of society.

Together with SDSC, BAC is hiring an experienced and energetic Research Fellow/Associate to help  to co-develop cutting-edge Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Deep Learning (DL) solutions with our industry partners. We will provide competitve salary package for the selected candidates

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

You wil be working in several areas of NLP such as sentiment analysis, text generation, universal language models. You will have ample opportunity to try out state of the art architectures and freedom to explore areas of your interest with guidance from the best Professors here at NUS.

You should be comfortable with cloud services such as AWS, Google Cloud. You will have to evaluate cutting edge publications in the field of Natural Language and implement successful solutions.

  • Utilize national language processing (NLP) to mine unstructure data and create insights
  • Scrape, model and label data
  • Analyze and perform modelling on structured data using advanced statistical techniques
  • Work on clustering, topic analysis, text classification, entity recognition, sentiment analysis for unstructured and semi-structured data.
  • Perform text mining, generate and test working hypotheses, prepare and analyses historical data and identify patterns.
  • Use advanced machine learing and deep learing algorithms.
  • Replicate state of the art language models for natural language understanding
  • Train, refine, deploy multitask models.
  • Communicate findings to both technical and no-technical audience prestigious industry partners.

REQUIREMENTS:

* PhD or MSc in computer science, engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent work experience in academia/industry.

* Python, R, Keras/Tensorflow, ScikitLearn, NLP toolkits (Spacy, NLTK, Textblob, Stanford NLP)

* Demonstrated experience in Natural Language technologies and engines.

* Experience with Data Mining, Text Mining.

* Thorough knowledge on machine learning algorithms.

* Statistical understanding of learning methods.

* Basic understanding of Seq2Seq Attention models.

* Good if know deep learning methods for NLP

* Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

* Additional points if have front end experience/large scale web scraping experience/PySpark

WHAT'S ON OFFER

  • Attractive Salary Package
  • Opportunity to join Asia's leading University
  • Unlimited avenues to learn and lead

HOW TO APPLY :

To apply for this position, please send your CV to Ms Serena Tang at stang@comp.nus.edu.sg with a cover letter and a brief statement of previous work and research interests.

 

4. POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW IN DEEP LEARNING AND ROBOTICS

DESCRIPTION:

The Computer Science Department at National University of Singapore is seeking two motivated postdoctoral researchers with expertise in deep learning and robotics, starting immediately. The position is for a 2.5 year project to develop new deep learning techniques for fast, efficient perception with next-generation artificial skin. We will be working with state-of-the-art robotics systems learning to interact with differenet objects in the world using tactile perception.

REQUIREMENTS:

* Completed all requirements for a PhD degree. A solid track record of publications at major AI, ML and robotics conference is preferred.

* Expertise in deep learning and machine learning is strongly preferred.

* Experience in robotics, human-robot interaction or tactile learning, is a plus.

* Committed to full-time employment at NUS,Singapore

HOW TO APPLY :

To apply for this position, please send your CV to Harold Soh at harold@comp.nus.edu.sg with a cover letter and a brief statement of previous work and research interests. The initial term of appointment will be 1 year extensible for another year, upon review of satisfactory performance.  

The selected candidate will be offered competitve salaries and benefits.

NUS is a world-class university that provides an outstanding and supportive research environment. Its School of Compuitng is highly ranked within the top 10) among the computer science departments in the world. SIngapore is a vibrant, well-connected city with low taxes and research hub in Asia.

5. RESEARCH ASSISTANT/FELLOW(TRANSCRIPTOMICS/PROTEOMICS)

DESCRIPTION:

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Assistant/Fellow in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC). SoC is strongly committed to research excellence in all its dimensions: Searching for fundamental results and insights, developing novel computational solutions to a wide range of applications, building large-scale experimental systems and improving the well-being of society. We seek to play an active role both internationally and locally in the core and emerging areas of Computer Science and Information Systems.

The main job scope includes:

  1. processing and analysis of single-cell omics data (include single-cell transcriptomics and proteomics),
  2. reference-free batch-effect normalization, and
  3. reference-based batch-effect normalization.

The applicant must possess the following qualifications:

  1. PhD (for the Research Fellow) or Bachelor/Master (for the Research Assistant) degree in computational biology or related discipline,  
  2. exceptional programming skill,
  3. expertise in relevant computational biology (in particular transcriptomics and/or proteomics), and
  4. expertise in deep-learning technologies.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please submit detailed resume and 2 letters of reference to Professor Wong Limsoon (Email: wongls@comp nus.edu.sg). Only short listed candidates will be notified.

 

6. RESEARCH ASSISTANT/FELLOW (SECURITY OF INTERNET PROTOCOLS) 

DESCRIPTION:

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Assistant/Fellow in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC). SoC is strongly committed to research excellence in all its dimensions: Searching for fundamental results and insights, developing novel computational solutions to a wide range of applications, building large-scale experimental systems and improving the well-being of society. We seek to play an active role both internationally and locally in the core and emerging areas of Computer Science and Information Systems.

The Research Assistant/Fellow will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigator 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:

  • Security of Internet protocols (e.g., BGP)
  • Network function virtualization
  • Software-defined networking
  • Trusted execution environment (e.g., Intel SGX)

Large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks remain as one of the open problems on the Internet. In light of ever-increasing scale (e.g., million-node IoT botnets) and sophistication (e.g., amplification) of modern DDoS attacks, this project aims to propose a completely unconventional approach to addressing large-scale DDoS attacks. Instead of relying on third-party DDoS vendors (e.g., Akamai, Arbor Networks, Google Shield), our novel DDoS defense architecture enables individual.

HOW TO APPLY :

To apply for this position, please send your CV to Kang Min Suk  at kangms@comp.nus.edu.sg with a cover letter and a brief statement of previous work and research interests. 

7. RESEARCH ASSISTANT, NUS COMPUTING 

DESCRIPTION:

Applications are sought for a Research Assistant to work on A Disaster Management Project.

The ability to efficient and effectively respond to disaster situations is the cornerstone of recovery and reducing additional impacts from the situation. This project aims to develop a Prescriptive Analytics Framework for Resource deployment and optimisation in disaster management focusing on a data infrastructure that integrates relevant data, and a model to simulate and predict specific disaster situations to provide robust recommendations on how to coordinate resource deployment. Additionally, integration of a feedback loop will allow for continual refinement to ensure assistance and resources are delivered optimally. A behavioural analytics layer on the model will be able to account for human behaviour and reaction.

This project is a collaborative project between NUS, Institute of High Performance Computing, and several partners in Australia. The research assistant will investigate on the Data Modelling Framework and also on the simulation model for Disaster Management. It may involve collaborating with social science researchers.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Candidates should have a degree in Computer Science or related degree and be familiar with:

  • Data modelling and collection
  • Crisis Systems
  • Modelling and simulation
  • Agent-based systems & simulation
  • Experience in Human Behavior models will be useful

Candidates should be proficient in C++, Java, Python, and preferably some experience with Simulation models or packages.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES :

  • Proficient in English (Speaking and writing)
  • Independent and highly motivated
  • Good interpersonal communications
  • Able to work in a team

TO APPLY:

Interested candidates, please write (with their c.v. attached) to A/P Gary Tan at gtan@comp.nus.edu.sg

 

8. RESEARCH ASSISTANTS (Software / research prototype development of new cutting-edge security technology) 

DESCRIPTION:

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Assistant in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC). SoC is strongly committed to research excellence in all its dimensions: Searching for fundamental results and insights, developing novel computational solutions to a wide range of applications, building large-scale experimental systems and improving the wellbeing of society. We seek to play an active role both internationally and locally in the core and emerging areas of Computer Science and Information Systems.

The Research Assistant will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigator 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:

  • Data/Security Analytics
  • Network Security
  • Anomaly and Threat Detection
  • IoT Security
  • Cloud and Data security
  • Software Vulnerability Analysis
  • Applied Cryptography

JOB REQUIREMENTS :

  • A Bachelor/Master Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Experience working in the Unix/Linux environment
  • Development experience in Python, Java, C/C++
  • Experience in development of open-source tools/platforms and/or development of enterprise security products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated, independent and resourceful team player
  • Strong analytical thinking, interpersonal and problem solving skills

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested applicants should send your CV to Lim Hoon Wei comlihw@nus.edu.sg  with a cover letter and a brief statement of previous work and research interests.

 

9. RESEARCH ASSISTANT (IOT SECURITY AREA) 

DESCRIPTION:

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Assistant in IoT security area under NUS-Singtel Corporate Lab Cybersecurity program at the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing.

The number of IoT (internet of Things) devices is expected to grow to a few billions in the next five years. This poses a number of challenges, one of them being security. IoT devices are vulnerable to exploits, and at the project scale of the market, can lead to attacks on unprecedented scale and frequency. Therefore, it is inevitable to look into different kinds of approaches to develop solutions for securing IoT devices. In this research, we plan to take a network-centric approach towards securing IoT devices and handling attacks originating from Iot devices. The research will look into the problems of detection of attacks and anomalies on and due to IoT devices, as well as into real-time attack mitigation. This will involve analysis of traffic at different levels, and development of statistical models for analysis and decision making. We will explore the use of emerging paradigms such as NFV (network function virtualization) and SDN (sofware defined networking), etc to develop the solutions. The scope of the work for the Research Assistant position requires working with real IoT devices, development/implementaion/testing/performance study of the techniques based on NFV/SDN IoT security framework.

QUALIFICATION AND APPLICATION DETAILS :

Interested candidates who are passionate for research and development with strong academic record and Bachelor/Masters degree in Computer Engineering/Computer Science/Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunication Engineering and other related disciplines are eligible for this position. The research assistant should have programming skill and knowledge/interest/experience in one or more of the following areas.

  • Computer Networks
  • Security
  • Internet of Things
  • Network Function Virtualization
  • Sofware Defined Networking

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested applicants can send thier CV to Associate Professor Mohan Gurusamy (elegm@nus.edu.sg)

Dr. Mohan Gurusamy

Associate Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

National University of Singapore Singapore 117583 Phone: (65) 6516 4688

Email: elegm@nus.edu.sg

 

10. RESEARCH ASSISTANT 

DESCRIPTION:

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Assistant in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC). SoC is strongly committed to research excellence in all its dimensions: Searching for fundamental results and insights, developing novel computational solutions to a wide range of applications, building large-scale experimental systems and improving the wellbeing of society. We seek to play an active role both internationally and locally in the core and emerging areas of Computer Science and Information Systems.

The Research Assistant will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigator 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:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Languages & Software Engineering
  • Security
  • Systems and Networking

JOB REQUIREMENTS :

  • A Bachelor's degree in a relevant area (Computer science and software security)
  • Sophisticated programming skills; and
  • Background or substantial interests in artificial intelligence, security and networks

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested applicants should send your CV to Prof Dong Jin Song  (dcsdjs@nus.edu.sg) with a cover letter and a brief statement of previous work and research interests.

 

11. RESEARCH ASSISTANT (HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING) 

DESCRIPTION:

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Assistant in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC). SoC is strongly committed to research excellence in all its dimensions: Searching for fundamental results and insights, developing novel computational solutions to a wide range of applications, building large-scale experimental systems and improving the wellbeing of society. We seek to play an active role both internationally and locally in the core and emerging areas of Computer Science and Information Systems.

The Research Assistant will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigator and lab members on one or more research projects. He/she will devise, implement and evaluate hydrological models and numerical simulations for watershed, rainfall, floods and possibly, water quality. He/she should possess experience or interest in both theory and applications in the following research areas hydraulic engineeing and water resources management and the implementation of the necessary computing tools including numerical simulations.

JOB REQUIREMENTS :

  • A Master degree in a relevant area (computer science or hydraulic engineering and water resources management);
  • Good publication record; and
  • Experience in research;

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested applicants should send your CV to steph@comp.nus.edu.sg with a cover letter and a brief statement of previous work and research interests.

 

12. RESEARCH FELLOW (PRIVACY) 

DESCRIPTION:

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC). SoC is strongly committed to research excellence in all its dimensions: Searching for fundamental results and insights, developing novel computational solutions to a wide range of applications, building large-scale experimental systems and improving the wellbeing of society. We seek to play an active role both internationally and locally in the core and emerging areas of Computer Science and Information Systems.

The Research Fellow will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigator and lab members on one or more research projects. He/she will devise, implement and evaluate (both analytically and empirically) algorithms for privacy risk evaluation and privacy preservation. He/she should possess experience or interest in both theory and applications in the following areas:

  • Privacy (statistical disclosure, anonymity and anonymization, differential privacy)
  • Statistical machine learning

JOB REQUIREMENTS :

For Research Fellow Position

  • A PhD degree in a relevant area (computer science or mathematics);
  • Good publication record; and
  • Experience in research;

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested applicants should send your CV to steph@comp.nus.edu.sg with a cover letter and a brief statement of previous work and research interests.

 

13. RESEARCH ASSISTANT/FELLOW (N-CRiPT) 

DESCRIPTION:

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Assistant/Fellow in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC). SoC is strongly committed to research excellence in all its dimensions: Searching for fundamental results and insights, developing novel computational solutions to a wide range of applications, building large-scale experimental systems and improving the wellbeing of society. We seek to play an active role both internationally and locally in the core and emerging areas of Computer Science and Information Systems.

The Research Assistant/Fellow will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigator 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:

  • Data collection, publication, and analysis with differential privacy
  • Large scale Spatio-Temporal Data Mining
  • Develop the novel Information Visualization and Visual Analytics techniques for the analysis of urban data
  • Deep machine learning on real-time localization data
  • Energy efficient algorithms on mobile sensing platforms

JOB REQUIREMENTS :

  • A PhD degree in a relevant area (for Research Fellow);
  • Good publication record;
  • Experience in research; and
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested applicants should send your CV to dcsacz@nus.edu.sg with a cover letter and a brief statement of previous work and research interests.

 

14. RESEARCH FELLOW (IOT) 

DESCRIPTION:

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Fellow in the NUS-Singtel Cyber Security Research & Development Laboratory. The Research Fellow will work under the supervision of Principal Investigator Professor Lim Teng Joon (eleltj@nus.edu.sg) of the NUS Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and will officially be in the Department of Computer Science.

The Research Fellow will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigator and lab members on one or more research projects in the domain of cyber-security in the Internet of Things (IoT). He/she will be responsible for developing novel techniques for the detection of security breaches and attacks carried out on IoT devices and networks, for the dissemination of research results in high-quality international journals and conferences, and for guiding lab members in their prototyping and test-bedding projects.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

He/she should posses experience and expertise in at least one of the following research areas:

  • Game theory
  • Network security
  • Communication Networks
  • Statistical inference
  • Detection theory

In addition, the successful applicant must have a PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related discipline, and an excellent publication record.

 

15. RESEARCH ASSISTANT (OPEN-SOURCE SOFTWARE) 

DESCRIPTION:

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Assistant in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC). SoC is strongly committed to research excellence in all its dimensions: Searching for fundamental results and insights, developing novel computational solutions to a wide range of applications, building large-scale experimental systems and improving the well-being of society. We seek to play an active role both internationally and locally in the core and emerging areas of Computer Science and Information Systems.

The Research Assistant will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigator and lab members on one or more research projects. He/she should possess experience or interest in at least one of the followin research areas:

  • Systems and Networking
  • Database
  • Programming Languages & Software Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Bachelor's degree with Honours in a relevant area.
  • Familar with Java programming.
  • Working knowledge of data processing/analytics using Python.
  • Experience in open-source software developments.
  • Experience in system and networking research.

HOW TO APPLY :

To apply for this position, please send your CV to Richard Ma Tianbai at tbma@comp.nus.edu.sg with a cover letter and a brief statement of previous work and research interests. 

 

16. RESEARCH ASSISTANT/FELLOW  

DESCRIPTION:

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Assistant/Fellow in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC). SoC is strontly committed to research excellence in all its dimensions: Searching for fundamental results and insights, developing novel computational solutions to a wide range of applications, building large-scale experimential systems and imrproving the well being of society. We seek to play an active role both internationally and locally in the core and emerging areas of Computer Science and Informaiton Systems.

The Research Assistant/Fellow will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigator and lab members in one or more research projects. He/she should possess experience or interet in Database.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

For Research Fellow Position:

  • A PhD degree in computer science;
  • At least five years' of research experience in database.
  • Good publication record with at least three papers in SIGMOD, VLDB< ICDE, TODS, VLDBJ, or TKDE.

For Research Assistant Position:

  • A Bachelor's degree with Honours or a Master's degree in Computer Science or in a relevant area; and
  • Experience in research.

HOW TO APPLY :

To apply for this position, please send your CV to Xiao Xiaokui  at xiaoxk@comp.nus.edu.sg with a cover letter and a brief statement of previous work and research interests. 

 

17. POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW 

DESCRIPTION:

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Fellow in the  Department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC) to work on the next generation constrained counting techniques, starting in March-April (start date is flexible).

The initial contract will be for one year and is renewable subject to performance. Successful applications will devise techniques for development of constrained counters that can scale to real world practical applications. An ideal candidate will have experience in the design of combinatorial solvers, such as SAT solvers and a strong mathematical background.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

1. A PhD degree, preferably in the field of constraint programming or artificial intelligence.

2. Prior software engineering experience.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to meel@comp.nus.edu.sg

 

18. RESEARCH ASSISTANTS IN SYSTEM SECURITY AT NUS 

DESCRIPTION:

The Computer Science Department at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks Research Assistants in the area of system security.

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

The project aims to create automated solutions for malware source attribution, as it has become increasingly challenging for human analysts to analyse malware and identify its evolving trend and developers. This will help malware analysts and security response teams to understand the similarities in malware used across cyber-attacks more efficiently, and identify the attacker quickly. This project is a collaboration between Kaspersky Lab SIngapore Pte Ltd, the Singapore laboratory of Russia-headquartered cybersecurity and anti-virus provider, Kaspersky Lab, and the National University of Singapore.

JOB REQUIREMENT:

Applicants should have relevant experience in related areas, such as in binary analysis, attack response, or learning techniques.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

If interested, please send your application including a cover letter, CV and a brief statement of prior research to A/Prof Liang Zhenkai (liangzk@comp.nus.edu.sg). The initial term of appointment will be one year, extensible to longer terms upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding. Selected candidates will be offered competitive salaries and benefits.

 

19. RESEARCH FELLOWS IN SYSTEM SECURITY AT NUS 

DESCRIPTION:

The Computer Science Department at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks Research Fellows in the area of system security.

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

The project aims to create automated solutions for malware source attribution, as it has become increasingly challenging for human analysts to analyse malware and identify its evolving trend and developers. This will help malware analysts and security response teams to understand the similarities in malware used across cyber-attacks more efficiently, and identify the attacker quickly. This project is a collaboration between Kaspersky Lab SIngapore Pte Ltd,  the Singapore laboratory of Russia-headquartered cybersecurity and anti-virus provider, Kaspersky Lab, and the National University of Singapore.

JOB REQUIREMENT:

Applicants should have a demonstrated successful track-record of prior research work in related areas, such as in binary analysis, attack response, as well as learning techniques. Research Fellows (RFs) must hold a PhD in a relevant area.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

If interested, please send your application including a cover letter, CV and a brief statement of prior research to A/Prof Liang Zhenkai (liangzk@comp.nus.edu.sg). The initial term of appointment will be one year, extensible to longer terms upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding. Selected candidates will be offered competitive salaries and benefits, with suport to travel to conferences for dissemination of research results, and substantial freedom to build up a strong research profile of their own.

 

20. RESEARCH ASSISTANT, COMPUTER SECURITY & DEEP LEARNING AT NUS

DESCRIPTION:

The Computer Science Department at National University of Singapore is seeking a research assistant (RA) with expertise in deep learning and security, starting immediately. The position is for a 3 year project that aims to develop new mechanisms for analyzing deep learning models, and develop new ones for binary reverse engineering.

The project aims to develop a robust platform for using deep learning, as well as traditional program analysis techniques, for the task of machine code (binary) analysis. The project aims to establish experimental benchmarks to compare existing techniques. The end deliverable may include robust binary analysis infrastructure with a mix of deep learning and classical program analysis techniques. The investigator is Assoc. Prof. Prateek Saxena.

Applicants will be selected based on their research ability and prior expertise in security / deep learning related work. Candidates are expected to have a strong technical background in deep learning or binary analysis, and preference is given to candidates in both.

The cyber-security group at NUS offers a vibrant and collaborative environment. Candidates should be prepared to collaborate with the strong research team comprising of over 20 graduate students and staff working in a wide range of topics in cyber-security. A keen interest in system-building or developing theoretical foundations is beneficial.

JOB REQUIREMENTS :

* Having completed all requirements for a bachelors in computer science (CS), math / statistics, computer engineering or allied fields, with a strong academic record from a rigorous undergraduate program. Preference will be given to holders of Masters Degree in computer science with good technical work and experience of research demonstrated.

* Expertise in deep learning or binary analysis is strongly preferred. If the candidate has past systembuilding, security or applied cryptography research work to demonstrate, this will be considered favorable.

* Strong research aptitude relevant for the project is a must, and will be determined via interviews. Prior industry experience is not relevant. Capability to write research / academic articles is preferred.

* Committed to full-time employment at NUS, Singapore.

PROCEDURE :

If interested, please send your resume to Prateek Saxena (prateeks@comp.nus.edu.sg) and Cheryl Lee (clee@comp.nus.edu.sg) including a cover letter, CV and a brief statement of your work undertaken in previous work. The initial term of appointment will be 1 year extensible to 2 years, upon review of satisfactory performance. The selected candidates will be offered competitive salaries and benefits.

NUS is a reputed world-class university that provides an outstanding and supportive research environment. Its School of Computing is highly ranked (within the top 15) among the computing departments of the world.

Singapore is a vibrant, well-connected city with low taxes and research hub in Asia.

 

21. POSTDOC (RESEARCH FELLOW), COMPUTER SECURITY & DEEP LEARNING AT NUS

DESCRIPTION:

The Computer Science Department at National University of Singapore is seeking a research fellow  (RF) or senior research fellow (SRF) with expertise in deep learning and security, starting immediately. The position is for a 3 year project that aims to develop new mechanisms for analyzing deep learning models, and develop new ones for binary reverse engineering.

The project aims to develop a robust platform for using deep learning, as well as traditional program analysis techniques, for the task of machine code (binary) analysis. The project aims to establish experimental benchmarks to compare existing techniques. The end deliverable may include robust binary analysis infrastructure with a mix of deep learning and classical program analysis techniques. The investigator is Assoc. Prof. Prateek Saxena.

Applicants will be selected based on their research ability and prior expertise in security / deep learning related work. Candidates are expected to have a strong technical background in deep learning or binary analysis, and preference is given to candidates in both.

The cyber-security group at NUS offers a vibrant and collaborative environment. Candidates should be prepared to collaborate with the strong research team comprising of over 20 graduate students and staff working in a wide range of topics in cyber-security. A keen interest in system-building or developing theoretical foundations is beneficial.

JOB REQUIREMENTS :

* Having completed all requirements for a PhD degree. The candidates track record in publication, and strengths as an independent researcher are valued.

* Expertise in deep learning or binary analysis is strongly preferred. If the candidate has past systembuilding, security or applied cryptography research work to demonstrate, this will be considered favorable.

* Committed to full-time employment at NUS, Singapore.

* Preference to candidates with strong research background relevant for the project, determined via interviews.

 PROCEDURE :

If interested, please send your resume to Prateek Saxena (prateeks@comp.nus.edu.sg) and Cheryl Lee (clee@comp.nus.edu.sg) including a cover letter, CV and a brief statement of your work undertaken in previous work. The initial term of appointment will be 1 year extensible to 2 years, upon review of satisfactory performance. The selected candidates will be offered competitive salaries and benefits.

NUS is a reputed world-class university that provides an outstanding and supportive research environment. Its School of Computing is highly ranked (within the top 15) among the computing departments of the world.

Singapore is a vibrant, well-connected city with low taxes and research hub in Asia.

 

22. RESEARCH ASSISTANT

DESCRIPTION:

The National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Assistant in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC). SoC is strongly committed to research excellence in all its dimensions: Searching for fundamental results and insights, developing novel computational solutions to a wide range of applications, building large-scale experimental systems and improving the well being of society. We seek to play an active role both internationally and locally in the core and emerging areas of Computer Science and Information Systems.

The Research Assistant will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigator and lab members one or more research projects. He/she will work on the modelling and analysis of network protocols and applications, as well as implementing tools.

BENEFITS:

In this project, the Research Assistant will

  • learn how to formally analyse a system and how to perform security analysis of system implementation,
  • learn up-to-date network attacks and their influences on network and network based systems,

  • gain experience on real-world network (SingTel) analysis, and

  • gain experience in using model checker PAT.

 JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  •  A Bachelor’s degree with Honours in a relevant area;
  •  Background or strong interests in formal analysis, security and networks;
  • Sophisticated programming skills.

 CONTACT:

  

23. POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW  

The Department of Computer Science at the National University of Singapore (NUS) invites a highly talented and motivated Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to work on a project to develop user-centric data analytics and visualizations to understand urban big data. The post-doctoral research fellow will investigate and develop Machine Learning algorithms and Visualization interfaces for urban planners and residents.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related disciplines
  • Expertise in ubiquitous computing, human-computer interaction, machine learning and data visualization is highly desirable
  • Experience in developing algorithms for data mining and visualizations
  • Interest and experience in working with Big Data and Urban Computing
  • Competency in developing and implement algorithms, and programming
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently (50%) and team projects (50%) 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To apply, please send your research statement, CV and names of 3 referees (Name, institution, email) to Dr Brian Lim (brianlim@comp.nus.edu.sg). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  

24. RESEARCH FELLOW 

The National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for the position of  Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing (SoC). SoC is strongly committed to research excellence in all its dimensions: Searching for fundamental results and insights, developing novel computational solutions to a wide range of applications, building large-scale experimental systems and improving the well-being of society. We seek to play an active role both internationally and locally in the core and emerging areas of Computer Science and Information Systems.

The Research Fellow will be part of the NUS-Singtel Cyber Security Research Laboratory, working on a project related to providing privacy as a service. The project will involve designing and analyzing algorithms for privatizing data, as well as evaluating the privacy leakage from published datasets. An ideal candidate will have experience with anonymization algorithms, including standard concepts of privacy, such as k-anonymity and differential privacy.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • a PhD degree, preferably on a topic related to privacy and algorithm design;
  • good publication record at top tier conferences; and
  • experience in privacy research.

We will also also consider candidates with strong mathematical or theoretical computer science backgrounds and an interest in privacy (but without specific experience in privacy).

(Note: to be considered for this job, the PhD thesis must already have been submitted to the department, even if the degree has not yet been conferred.)

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To apply for this position, e-mail a cover letter  and CV to: privacy.as.a.service.NUS@gmail.com

  

 

25. POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW POSITIONS 

The School of Computing at the National University of Singapore  is looking to fill 1-2 postdoctoral research fellow positions, working on a project titled "Data-Driven Strategic Collaboration".

Successful applications will work on two major research thrusts. The first is exploring algorithmic and economic challenges in fiar division, social choice, markets, and coalition formation; the seond is transparency, discrimination and accountability in Big Data algorithms. More details can be found in http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~zick/research.html.

We are seeking outstanding candidates holding (or soon to be holding) a PhD in algorithmic game theory, machine learning, computational economics and other related disciplines; however, due to the broad scope of the project, applicants will a background in security, privacy, or human-computer interaction will be considered as well.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested applicants should send to (zick@comp.nus.edu.sg)

1. A short cover letter describing the candidate's suitability for the position.

2. An academic CV (including list of publications)

3. A research statement (at most two pages)

4. 3 academic references (to be sent directly to zick@comp.nus.edu.sg)

Informal enquiries can be made to Yair at zick@comp.nus.edu.sg.

   

26. RESEARCH POSITIONS IN CYBER SECURITY AT NUS

The National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks Research Fellows and Research Assistants in cyber security.

The researchers will be working as part of the new NUS-SIngtel Cyber Security Research Laboratory that was established at the end of June 2016 with funding from the Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF), NUS and SIngtel.

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

Singtel and the National University of Singapore (NUS) are partnering in a corporate research lab hosted at NUS and focusing broadly on cyber security.

Singtel is the leading provider of infocomm products and services in Singapore and the Southeast Asia region, and cyber security problems pervade every aspect of its business, including its acquisition and use of customer and partner data, the design of its hardware and software platforms, and its development of innovative consumer and business products and services. Singtel's recent acquisition of Trustwave makes it one of the major providers of cyber security solutions in the world.

The National University of Singapore is a leading global university generally recognized as the top university in Asia. It has existing peaks of strength in several areas relevant to cyber security within its School of Computing (SoC), Faculty of Engineering (FOE) and Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) and it has identified cyber security as a strategic growth area for research impact, technology translation, and interaction with industry.

The lab is bringing together these two leading organizations in Singapore with complimentary capabilities in cyber security to address a broad array of the most critifical challenges in cyber security for SIngaore industry and society. The lab will be directed by Prof David S. Rosenblum from NUS along with Mr Ho Pun from Singtel. The research activities of the lab will be supervised by two dozen PIs from SoC, FOE and CQT, in collaboration with engineers and researchers from SIngtel. The result will be the creation and commercialization of a significant and diverse body of new technologies in cyber security, along with the training of significant numbers of new PhDs, researchers and engineers in cyber secuirty.

PROJECT DETAILS:

The lab will conduct research in four broad areas of cyber security having strategic relevance to Singtel's business: (1) Predictive Security Analytics; (2) Network, Data and Cloud Security; Internet-of-Things and Industrial Control Systems; and (4) Future-Ready Cyber Security Systems. In addition, the lab will opportunistically expand its research to cover other emerging important problem areas and Singtel business objectives as appropriate.

REQUESTED BACKGROUND:

Applicants should have a demonstrated successful track-record of prior research work, and have a keen interest in participating in high-impact research within a large, multi-disciplinary corporate lab, and expertise in at least one of the research areas of the lab mentioned above. A keen interest in experimentation and system-building is beneficial, as is specific expertise in security and privacy, mobile computing, cloud computing technologies, networked and distributed systems, the Internet of Things, industrial control systems, and/or quantum technology. Research Fellows (RFs) must hold a PhD in a relevant area, and Research Assistants (RAs) should have completed their first degree or ideally a Masters degree in a relevant area.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

If interested, please send your application including a cover letter, CV and a brief statement of prior research. The initial term of appointment will be one year, extensible to more years upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding. Selected candidates will be offered competitive salaries and benefits, with support to travel to conferences for dissemination of research results. Singapore is a vibrant, well-connected city with low taxes and is a global research hub centre in Asia. NUS is a world-class university that provides an outstanding, supportive research environment.

TO APPLY:

E-mail your materials to nus-singtel@comp.nus.edu.sg. Informal inquiries about the position may be directed to that address.

 

27. RESEARCH FELLOWS/RESEARCH ASSISTANTS IN NATIONAL CYBERSECURITY R&D LAB

DESCRIPTION:

The School of Computing at the National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Fellow/Research Assistant in the recently established National Cybersecurity R&D Laboratory (NCL). NCL is a national shared infrastructure that provides computing resources, repeatable and controllable experimentation environments, as well as applications services for the cybersecurity R&D community (see http://ncl.sg/). The infrastructure includes a cluster of 300 nodes that provides a wide range of provisioning mechanisms, security data as well as security environments/scenarios. The in-house R&D team conducts research in cybersecurity experimentation technology involving topics in:

  • Malware analysis & Virtualization techniques
  • Multi-agents systems and human behaviour analysis
  • Software Defined Network and Network Security
  • Automated traffic generation & cyber-range

REQUIREMENTS:

For Research Fellow Position:

  • A PhD degree in a relevant area;
  • Good publication record; and
  • Experience in research.

For Research Assistant Position:

  • A Bachelor's degree with Honours in a relevant area;
  • Experience/keen interest in research .

TO APPLY:

Please e-mail your application material to A/Prof Chang Ee-Chien (changec@comp.nus.edu.sg). Informal enquiry about the positions can be directed to either A/Prof Chang Ee-Chien or A/Prof Liang Zhenkai (liangzk@comp.nus.edu.sg). 

 

28. POSTDOC (RESEARCH FELLOW) POSITION IN SOFTWARE SECURITY   

DESCRIPTION:

The Computer Science Department at National University of Singapore seeks Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the area of software security,

The person will be working as part of the TSUNAMi project, see http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~tsunami/

This 5 year multi-investigator project aims to develop new mechanisms to detect, withstand and offer strong data protection against attacks on commodity systems composed from COTS components with rich interfaces to the cloud.

Our goal is to take a multi-pronged approach to detecting and defeating attacks on the commodity COTS systems. One sub-goal is to investigate new techniques for binary analysis for scalable vulnerability detection and auto-patching software.

Hardening existing COTS components and their verifiable composition in real systems is another sub-goal. Several global research labs, commercial firms and Singapore-based government agencies have pledged support for translating research outcomes from the project to practice.

Applicants should have demonstrated a successful track record in prior research work, and have keen interest in leading high-impact research with a team. The cyber-security group at NUS offers a vibrant and collaborative environment. Candidates should be prepared to collaborate with the strong research team compromising of over 30 graduate students and staff working in a wide range of topics in software-security. A keen interest in system-building or developing theoretical foundations is beneficial.

Specific expertise in one of the following areas is most relevant: software testing, binary analysis, compilers, software model-checking, verification, and trusted computing.

DOCUMENTS NEEDED FOR APPLICATION:

If interested, please send your application including a cover letter, CV and a brief statement of research, specifically your PhD research.

The initial term of appointment will be 1-2 years extensible to more years, upon review of satisfactory performance. The selected candidates will be offered strongly competitive salaries and benefits, with ample support to travel for dissemination of research results. Singapore is a vibrant, well-connected city with low taxes and a research hub centered in Asia.

NUS is a world-class university that provides an outstanding, supportive research environment.

TO APPLY: 

Email your materials to Ms. Jesslyn Lim (jesslyn@nus.edu.sg) with CC to Prof. Abhik Roychoudhury, Lead PI (abhik@comp.nus.edu.sg).

Informal enquiries for this particular may be directed to Prof. Abhik Roychoudhury.

Senior candidates can be considered for a Senior Research Fellow position with higher salary.

  

29. RESEARCH FELLOW POSITION IN CONSTRAINTS

DESCRIPTION:

A post-doctoral research fellow (RF) position in the area of constraints is available at the School of Computing (http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg), National University of Singapore, Singapore.

The position involves conducting research in a new project focusing on higher order consistencies in CP to complement and also as a replacement of generalised arc consistency. We will investigate various approaches such as transformational, novel algorithms, fundamental theory, etc. We are also interested in exploiting structured representations such as Multivalued Decision Diagrams (MDDs) together with global constraints. The position will be for 1-2 years starting from January 2016 or later.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • A PhD in Computer Science, focusing on Constraints.
  • Research experience in implementing solvers, modelling problems and applying CP techniques.
  • Good programming skills, e.g. C/C++/Java.

HOW TO APPLY :

Interested candidates should send their resume and statement about their research to Roland Yap (ryap@comp.nus.edu.sg). Please also include a plan of research. While there can be some flexibility in research direction, the research should also connect to higher consistencies.

 

30. RESEARCH FELLOWS IN TSUNAMi center on SOFTWARE AND SYSTEM SECURITY 

DESCRIPTION

The Computer Science Department at the National University of Singapore (NUS) seeks 6 Post-doctoral research fellows with differing expertise for a project in software and system security, funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF), starting January 2015. These research fellows will be part of a new center on software security - TSUNAMi see http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~tsunami/

Several global research labs (NEC), commercial firms (Symantec, ST) and SIngapore-based government agencies (DSTA) have pledged support for translating research outcomes from the newly formed centrer to practice. The investigator team consists of Abhik Roychoudhury (Lead PI), Zhenkai Liang, Jin Song Dong, Prateek Saxena, Roland Yap and Ee-chien Chang.

This 5 year multi-investigator research center aims to develop new mechanisms to detect, withstand and offer strong data protection against attacks on commodity systems composed from COTS components with rich interfaces to the cloud. Our goal is to take a multi-pronged approach to detecting and defeating attacks on the commodity COTS systems. The specific post-doc positions will cover the following topics and thier intersection.

- Binary analysis: to investigate new techniques for binary analysis for scalable vulnerability detection and auto-patching software. This will involve analysis of program binaries.

- Binary hardening: Hardening existing COTS components to reduce unnecessary functionality through automatic transformations is an important goal of our center.

- Formal verification: Verification of component composition and protocols for communicating across components, is a focus of the center.

- Data protection: The centre also aims to protect data outsourced to external cloud services against data theft, by developing new cryptographic techniques and trusting computing support in hardware.

 JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • A PhD degree in a relevant area of Computer Science ( Security, Software Engineering, Programming Languages);
  • Good publication record;
  • Experience/ interest in building prototype software tools; and
  • Specific expertise in one of the following areas is useful:
  • software tesing, program analysis, binary analysis, compliers, software model-checking, verification, trusted computing, applied cryptography and virtualization.

ABOUT NUS and the CENTER

NUS is a reputed world-class university that provides an outstanding, supportive research environment. Its School of Computing was recently ranked by QS as #1 in Asia and #9 in the world. Singapore is a vibrant, well-connected city with low taxes and a research hub centred in Asia.

For more details about the research center, please see http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~tsunami/

DOCUMENTS NEEDED FOR APPLICATION

If interested, please sened your application including a cover letter, CV and a brief statement of research, specifically your PhD research. The initial term of appointment will be 1-2 years extensible to 5 years, upon review of satisfactory performance. The selected candidates will be offered strongly competitive salaries and benefits, ample support to travel for dissemination of research results, and substantial freedom to build a strong research profile of their own by leading sub-teams within the research team of the center

TO APPLY:

Please e-mail your materials to Ms. Jesslyn Lim (jesslyn@nus.edu.sg) with CC to Prof. Abhik Roychoudhury, Lead PI (abhik@comp.nus.edu.sg).