Research Assistant in Social Data Analytics

Singapore University of Technology and Design


Research Assistant - Social Data Analytics

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Work type: Contract, full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Bachelor Degree, Information Systems Technology & Design, Others

The popularity of social media provides a rich and extensive digital footprint of users that can be used for various useful applications, such as crowd predictions, itinerary recommendations and other social sensing applications. This project aims to develop approaches and systems that utilize large-scale web and social media for making large-scale predictions and recommendations of these information. This position is for a Research Assistant who will contribute to this project in terms of developing the data collection functionality, performing data analytics on the collected data and developing web-based systems for showcasing these capabilities. The candidate will work alongside other researchers, and also contribute to developing new algorithms for relevant prediction and recommendation tasks.

The requirements for this candidate are:

  • The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor degree in a relevant field, such as Computer Science or Data Analytics.
  • It is essential that the candidate has previous experience in the following: (i) developing web-based systems for data collection and analysis; and (ii) implementing machine learning algorithms, particularly those related to prediction and recommendation tasks.
  • The candidate should have strong programming skills in Python and libraries, such as scikit-learn, TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc.

Applications close: 31 Aug 2021 Singapore Standard Time

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