Researcher Nanyang Technological University Singapore

Research Position Openings at Nanyang Technological University


The Complexity Institute at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, has openings for several research positions for up to a 2-year term (with a possibility of extension). An attractive remuneration based on the experiences and qualifications and a standard benefit package competitive with the industry will be provided for the successful applicant.


The successful candidates will be part of a research team working on an exciting multidisciplinary project, in collaboration with Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), funded by National Research Foundation (NRF) under the Virtual Singapore (VS) program. The project is focused on using agent-based modelling and simulation technologies to optimize the preparation and operation of emergency medical services (EMS). The following three specific problems will be addressed in the project: i) EMS provision for incidences at crowded places; ii) evacuation of Emergency Department (ED); and ii) placement of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in housing estates.


Available Positions:


1)    Research Fellow (JOB-2019-0019539)

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science / Computational Science or related discipline from reputable universities
  • Strong research experience in modelling and simulation, optimization, or data analytics
  • Excellent publication track record in one of the above mentioned areas
  • Strong project management experience with excellent planning skills


2)    Research Associate (JOB-2019-0019550)

  • At least Master’s Degree in Computer Science / Computational Science or related discipline from reputable universities
  • Experience in modelling and simulation, optimization, or data analytics
  • Strong research skills


3)    Project Officer / Software Engineer (JOB-2019-0019539)

  • At least Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or related discipline from reputable universities
  • Demonstrated knowledge in 3D modelling and visualization, or data analytics
  • Experience with large-scale software development and integration


Potential candidates are required to have:

  • Strong programming skills on C++, Java, and Python
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


For more information about this project, interested candidates can contact Prof Wentong Cai at or visit the following page:


Interested applicants please send your full CV, a letter of application, with the names and contacts (including email addresses) of 3 character referees, and all relevant academic certificates to Ms Ng Bee Wee via email at


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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