Research Associate (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Applications are invited for the position of an Information Governance Research Associate in the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, to work on a research project entitled Human Rights, Big Data and Technology (HRBDT) funded by ESRC and principally based at the University of Essex. Under the guidance of Dr David Erdos, the role holder will actively engage with the work of the HRBDT project especially as it relates to data protection.

Applicants will have a PhD or equivalent in law or a related discipline, preferably related to information law.

Experience and expertise in data protection law and regulation as well as a background of research in this area would be of advantage. The role also involves some administrative responsibilities linked to the project, such as event and conference organisation.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 20 months.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Dr David Erdos by email

Please quote reference JK10330 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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