|Salary:||£36,333 to £45,737 Grade I/J, per annum|
|Placed On:||26th May 2023|
|Closes:||25th June 2023|
£36,333 - £40,745 Grade I,
£40,745 - £45,737 Grade J, per annum
The UKRI-funded National Research Centre on Privacy, Harm Reduction and Adversarial Influence Online (‘REPHRAIN’) has a vacancy for the position of (Senior) Research Associate. The post-holder, a researcher in usable security and privacy, will work to support the delivery of the Design and Engagement strand which explores participatory and co-design process with usability by citizens at the core.
REPHRAIN, the UK’s world-leading interdisciplinary community focussed on the protection of citizens online. A UKRI-funded National Research Centre, REPHRAIN has over 100 researchers at 13 UK institutions working across 37 diverse projects. REPHRAIN also works collaboratively with 23 founding industry, non-profit, government, law, regulation and international research centre partners as well as a wider set of policy and practice stakeholders.
The Centre’s aim is to address the current tensions and imbalances between the substantial benefits to be gained by full participation in the digital economy, and the potential for harm through loss of privacy, security, disinformation and a myriad of other online harms. The research outcomes from REPHRAIN will provide the bedrock for innovative socio-technical solutions that empower individuals with regards to privacy and online safety and lead to new products and services for the digital economy.
What will you be doing?
Users are often over-whelmed by the expected level of knowledge required to make informed decisions about privacy and protecting themselves from online harms.
The post holder will:
Undertake iterative interaction with stakeholders and synthesising and disseminating outputs/insights from projects over the lifetime of the Centre, thus populating the REPHRAIN Toolbox.
You should apply if
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