|Salary:||£43,414 to £54,949|
|Placed On:||21st March 2023|
|Closes:||23rd April 2023|
Applications are invited for a Senior Research Associate for the Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy (MCTD). The successful candidate will pursue high-quality research at the intersection of digital issues in humanitarian action. These could include a focus on cybersecurity, law, policy, or human rights. The successful candidate will work independently at the intersection of research and application, working to further knowledge in this area, identifying new challenges as they emerge and developing guidance and learning opportunities to equip the humanitarian sector with the tools necessary to navigate these challenges. The appointee is either already established as an independent researcher or will be encouraged to use this position as an avenue to develop as an independent researcher.
The Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy (MCTD) is the first node in a planned international network of academic centres established to rebalance power and restore agency in a world dominated by digital platforms. MCTD is hosted within (CRASSH) and is supported by the Frontier Tech initiative
Applicants must have been awarded a PhD in a relevant specialist area, including but not limited to Politics, Digital Media Studies, Cybersecurity, or Law. Candidates with relevant experience working in the fields of humanitarian organisations, international or human rights law, or cybersecurity are highly desired.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance. The position is funded through the support of the ICRC Data Protection Office and of the ICRC Delegation for Cyberspace in Luxembourg.
Working arrangements in terms of in-office or from home can be discussed.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/40128.
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The closing date for applications is midnight (BST) on Sunday 23 April 2023 and the interviews will take place at the beginning of May, subject to change. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the School HR Team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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