Associate researcher, CCLAW job with SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY


  • Contract
  • Director
  • Baccalaureate
  • Singapore | Closing on Jan. 27, 2022

3-year contract or until 12/31/2024

About Us

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism and healthy friendliness blend together. The “family” atmosphere within the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organize and play together – creating strong collegiality and good morale within the university.

Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer compelling benefits and benefits, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities, all to meet the professional and personal needs of our staff. It is therefore not surprising that SMU continues to receive numerous awards and recognitions for the excellence of its human resources.

job description

Help us create open source tools and technologies that do for legal and qualitative reasoning what Spreadsheet did for quantitative reasoning.

At SMU’s computer law research program, researchers are developing open source languages ​​and libraries to be shared on Github and used by a future generation of web and mobile applications. We have three to five years to achieve this goal.

As a member of the team, you will have the opportunity to participate in software projects. That implies:

  • Learn fundamental areas of computer science, including data structures, algorithms, programming language theory, and logic
  • Learn to use third party tools including editors, IDEs, databases, business process modeling software, programming languages, specification languages; and libraries;
  • Assessment of the suitability of competing software systems
  • Build an infrastructure to enable application development
  • Manage yourself and manage other team members
  • Participate in the management of products, projects and programs as needed
  • Read books and consume other forms of media about software development
  • Write documentation such as user / developer manuals, tutorials
  • Provide community support to users and customers
  • Prepare presentations to represent the project in front of external audiences
  • Writing applications for users across the “full stack

Success indicators: You can measure your (external) success in this work by the number and quality of contributions accepted in the Github repositories of the research program. Many software development missions will be available. You can measure (internal) success by how often you find yourself in a state of flux; how many new ways of thinking have you mastered; and how you can get computers to help you and others achieve important goals.