A Research Platform for Singapore

Research Engineer/Data Analyst

Department:Cooling Singapore
Posted Date:3 February 2021
Closing Date:Open until filled
Hours:Full Time
Duration:2 years

Project Title: Cooling Singapore

TUMCREATE is a research platform for the improvement of Singapore's public transportation, including the deployment of electric and autonomous mobility. Researchers from Technical University Munich and Nanyang Technological University join forces and are funded by Singapore’s National Research Foundation as part of the Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE).In TUMCREATE, over 100 scientists, researchers and engineers work together, led by Professors from the Technical University of Munich and Nanyang Technological University. The Mission of TUMCREATE is to seek the ultimate public transport system for the people of Singapore. Our innovative road transport solutions will provide high comfort and a positive travel experience, best protection of the environment and maximum benefit to the society and the economy.

About this Position

We have an open position for a Research Engineer at TUMCREATE in Singapore. We are a multi-cultural research and development team based at the University Town Campus at the National University of Singapore.


TUMCREATE is a core partner in the interdisciplinary Cooling Singapore 2.0 project – a collaboration between Singapore ETH Centre, SMU, TUMCREATE, SMART, CARES, and NUS. The project is dedicated to reducing the urban heat island effect and improving the outdoor thermal comfort in Singapore. The project aims to develop a Digital Urban Climate Twin (DUCT). This includes development of technical infrastructure (e.g., simulation-as-a-service middleware) and integration of a variety of computational models for anthropogenic heat emissions and urban climate simulations. The DUCT will feature a sophisticated user interface and multiple applications to support government agencies and planning authorities in assessing strategies for reducing urban heat in a holistic, systematic, and interactive manner. We are currently looking to enhance our team with an individual to take over modelling of the transport sector and the corresponding data analysis tasks.

What we expect from you

  • Firm understanding of statistical modelling
  • Good knowledge of C++
  • Knowledge of scripting languages required (e.g., bash, python)
  • Knowledge in modelling and simulation techniques advantageous
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills for internal and external presentation as well as scientific discussions
  • MSc/PhD in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/Mathematics or related field
  • Fluent in spoken and written English

What we offer you

  • A modern, positive, and relaxed working environment where you can interact with interesting and smart people from all around the world
  • Respect for work-life balance
  • Extensive health insurance
  • 20+ days of annual leave
  • A competitive salary
  • A vibrant campus location with a vast variety of food courts and restaurants
  • In-building perks including gym, game room, spacious outside terrace, coffee room etc.

Enquiries and How to Apply
Please email your CV and a short cover letter to jobs_aida@tum-create.edu.sg