Sunday, May 17, 2015

Research Assistant Opening in Data Science

Research Assistantship (RA) Opening in Data Science

Number of Vacancies: 3 to 4
Available at 
Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science,
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) City Campus,
Bandar Sungai Long, Selangor,
GPS: 3.120883, 101.785710

Project Leader

Dr. Tay Yong Haur (,
Department of Internet Engineering and Computer Science,
Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science (LKCFES),
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) City Campus,
Bandar Sungai Long, Selangor,.


There are several research assistantship opening available at UTAR's Centre for Computing and Intelligent Systems (CCIS) for motivated candidates who are passionate in understanding and applying data science in various industrial applications, from forestry to transportation.

Scope of Work and Remuneration

  • To undertake a specific industry topic and solve the problems by applying techniques in data science, especially in deep learning technology.
  • To help the lead researchers in administrative matters to create a conductive environments for researchers.
  • Remuneration of RM1500-2500 per month for 12 to 18 months, depending on experience.


  • Passionate in computer programming, esp. in Python and C/C++.
  • Have good mathematical foundations
  • Strong interest and/or has working experience in machine learning/artificial intelligence/computer vision/image processing projects.
  • Good English written and verbal communication
  • Good analytical skills
  • Self-motivated, requires minimal supervision, resourceful and willing to learn.

Interested Candidate

If you are interested in the RA position advertised above, please email your CV directly to Dr. Tay Yong Haur ( as soon as possible. Feel free to write to Dr Tay for any further inquiry of the project.

Only short-listed candidates will be called for interview.
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