Nanyang Technological University, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences,, Division of Mathematical Sciences

768 20215Position ID: NTU-RS [#20215]
Position Title: Research Staff
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Singapore, Singapore 637371, Singapore [map]
Application Deadline: none
Position Description:    

Division of Mathematical Sciences, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences,
NTU Singapore 

The College of Science at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, seeks a diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all and recruit on the basis of merit, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, marital status and family responsibilities, or disability. 

Division of Mathematical Sciences (MAS) in School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences (SPMS) is looking for candidates to join them as Research Staff. The available job openings are as follows:

Position Title: Postdoc (Research Fellow) position in stochastic optimal control/mathematical finance/model uncertainty in finance/DRO/machine learning in the group of Ariel Neufeld at NTU Singapore 

Position Type: Postdoctoral 

Quantity: 1  

Location: Division of Mathematical Sciences, NTU, Singapore 

Deadline: No deadline 

Postdoc position within the research group of Ariel Neufeld 

The research focuses on:
  • stochastic optimal control 
  • model uncertainty in finance 
  • distributionally robust optimization (DRO) 
  • financial and insurance mathematics 
  • machine learning algorithms, their convergence rates and complexity analysis, and their applications in finance and insurance 

Webpage: , 

Job Contact Name: Ariel Neufeld 

Job Contact Email:

Position Title: Research Assistant Position 

Position Type: Others 

Quantity: 1 

Location: School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (SCBE) in NTU 

Deadline: Until filled 

The Research Assistant will be involved in efforts to develop and apply new methodologies to engineer nucleic acids and to push the boundaries of synthetic biology. 

Key Responsibilities: 
  •  Perform research on genomic technologies and explore new biotechnological applications
  •  Assist in experiments and data analysis 
  • Contribute to the writing of a manuscript, a new grant application, or a technology disclosure or patent 
Webpage: DNA and RNA Editing Lab 
                Han Mao Kiah

Job Contact Name: Tan Meng How / Han Mao Kiah 

Job Contact Email: / 

Position Title: Research fellow 

Position Type: Postdoctoral 

Quantity: 2 

Location: NTU, Singapore 

Deadline: The position is open until filled 

2 research fellow positions are currently available under supervision of Professor Xiang Liming to work on developing methods for analysis of complex survival data, including data subject to dependent censoring, interval censoring, competing risks, or data from clustered/longitudinal studies. Candidates must have PhD in Statistics or closely related fields with 
  • publication record in the relevant areas 
  • strong R/MATLAB programming skills 
  • strong ability to work independently and as part of a team with strong initiatives. 

Expertise in quantile regression and semiparametric modelling/inference would be considered a plus. The initial appointment will be for one year (with potential to renew for a second year). 


Job Contact Name: Xiang Liming 

Job Contact Email:

Position Title: Postdoc Positions in Geometry, Probability, and Deep Learning 

Position Type: Postdoctoral 

Quantity: 3 

Location: NTU, Singapore 

Deadline: 15/07/2022 

Subject Area: Mathematical Data Science 

Applications are invited for 3 postdoctoral positions in Geometry, Probability, and Deep Learning at the Department of Mathematics, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore. The ideal candidates will have an excellent research background in at least one of these fields, including particularly in infinite-dimensional Riemannian or metric geometry, infinite-dimensional probability or stochastic analysis, statistical learning theory, coding theory, inverse problems, or harmonic analysis. 

The positions are part of the project "Geometry, Probability, and Deep Learning" funded by Singapore's National Research Foundation and Nanyang Technological University Singapore. The goal of this project is to use geometric and probabilistic methods for analysing the effectiveness of deep learning, to use deep learning methods for improving algorithms in probability and geometry, to advance the mathematical foundations of these methods, and to develop applications in e.g. mathematical finance or biomedical shape analysis. The positions are for 2 years with optional prolongation to 3 years and come with an attractive salary package. The starting date is as soon as possible, any time from now. 

If you are interested, please send your CV, list of publications, research statement (1-2 pages), and names of 2 references in a single PDF to Philipp Harms as soon as possible. The search will continue until the positions are filled. 


Job Contact Name: Philipp Harms

Job Contact Email:

Position Title: Postdoctoral position at NTU Singapore 

Position Type: Postdoctoral 

Quantity: 1 

Location: NTU, Singapore

Research opportunity at the Division of Mathematical Sciences of the Nanyang Technological University (NTU, Singapore) 

I am looking for candidates to fill a position in my research group at the postdoctoral level. I am looking for mathematicians, statisticians, physicists, or candidates with diplomas in closely related fields, interested in research at the interface between geometry, dynamics, and learning. Even though it is not a necessary condition, candidates with expertise in reservoir computing, geometric mechanics, variational and structure-preserving integration, dynamical systems, or statistical learning will be highly considered. 

The postdoctoral position is a two-year full-time research position with no teaching responsibilities. Applicants should hold a PhD diploma already at the time of application. For administrative reasons, the starting date for this position has to be fixed for a date before the end of December 2022. 

Interested candidates should contact Prof. Juan-Pablo Ortega at

Job Contact Name: Juan-Pablo.Ortega 

Job Contact Email:

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