RA in Emerging Technology and Law/Society

University of Cambridge - Computer Laboratory

West Cambridge

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 24 months in the first instance.

Applications are invited for a Research Associate to join a new team to explore the technical-legal aspects of information technologies.

The role is to explore the gaps and challenges of emerging technology, law, policy and societal expectations, and how these can be better aligned. A focus of the broader team is on technical ways forward.

We welcome applicants from a wide-range of backgrounds. This includes those from law or relevant social-sciences that have considered technological issues, or those with a computer science/engineering background in related areas, such as security, privacy, trust, transparency, bias/fairness, etc.

Candidates should demonstrate experience and/or a strong interest in the technical-legal/social aspects of technology, providing evidence where possible - i.e. through articles, talks, etc. Applicants should hold a PhD (or be close to submitting), or have equivalent experience.

The suggested start date is October 2017, though some flexibility is possible.

For further information, please contact Dr Jat Singh: www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~js573

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/14395. 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.

Please ensure you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV); a covering letter detailing relevant background, research interests, and evidence of an interest in tech-legal concerns; and a list of publications, conferences and talks.

Please quote reference NR12783 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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