Research Fellow/Associate (1-year contract), School of Accountancy

Singapore Management University


Full time

Human Resources


Apr 3

Research Fellow/Associate (1-year contract), School of Accountancy

Singapore Management University

Downtown Core

Job Description

  • Provide research assistance• Assist with data collection and algorithm development (e.g., natural language processing)
  • Collect data from resources of various languages. Data collection will include implementing automated downloading from public sources, such as social media
  • Analyze data - use computational linguistic and machine-learning techniques to construct measurement from text/script
  • Conduct literature reviews in areas of Fintech, social media, etc
  • Compile information and write research reports


  • PhD or Master degree in Computer Science, Information System or related fields (computing/programming), Undergraduate of Master degree and research experience in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Statistics is a plus 
  • Strong knowledge of computer science foundations and fundamental / information studies
  • Knowledge in programming languages, knows how to work with operating systems and how to maintain databases, especially in Big Data Management
  • Competency in the use of statistics and econometrics in research
  • Ability in using and/or programming using statistical software (e.g. SAS, Stata, Python)
  • Ability to handle a high volume of quantitative work, with attention to details
  • Excellent oral, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Knowledqe in accountinq or traininq in accounting/finance research is a plus

Additional Information

Career Level



Master's Degree, Doctorate (PhD)

Years of Experience

1 year

Job Type


Job Specializations

Education/Training, Education

Company Overview

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The 'family-like' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.

Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.

Additional Company Information

Registration No.


Company Size

501 - 1000 Employees



Benefits & Others

Dental, Medical, Sports (e.g. Gym), Parking, Regular hours, Mondays - Fridays, Business (e.g. Shirts)

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