Job Opening September 2018

Research Associate (1 position available):

The newly established Lifelong Research Center (LRC) at Nanyang Technological University is looking to hire an expert Research Associate with strong IT/programming skills

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • The scope of tasks includes developing integrated web-based platform technologies for doing Cognitive Citizen Science:
    • Develop an online contact database
      • Implement secure online signup via website
    • Develop customized user interface
    • Developed a web-interface for administering online tasks, cognitive experiments, questionnaires.
    • Develop a Citizen Science web portal or mobile App – an interactive interface where parents can safely share information about their own child’s cognitive and linguistic development, and receive information and feedback.
    • Website design
    • Develop customized pipelines for real-time data analysis, including computational linguistics tools
    • Development of customized scripts for stimulus presentation and response collection

Position requirments requirements

  1. Educational qualifications: Master’s or Master’s level in computational linguistics, knowledge engineering, data science, computer science or related discipline.
  2. Skills: Solid programming in the Unix environment; knowledge of MySQL or related; javascript, Delphi, or related languages for the web; Python.
  3. Task-oriented, excellent organizational skills, good time management, attention to details and accuracy

Candidates should highlight relevant previous experiences in a cover-letter, where they are encouraged to note their particular experience in a research environment (e.g., a lab) and experience in any of the following domains:

  • Graphic design/photography/video production
  • Web design/game design/app design
  • Audio recording (experience with mics, amps, speakers, audio processing software)
  • Translation/transcription/language teaching/linguistics

Singaporeans/PRs from minority groups and unconventional backgrounds (e.g., first in family to University) are encouraged to apply

For other job listings in September 2018, see here.

Please send questions or expressions of interest to and