Organizational Unit: UNU Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS)
The United Nations University (UNU) is an international community of scholars engaged in research, postgraduate teaching and capacity development, and dissemination of knowledge in furtherance of the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations. The mission of UNU is to contribute, through research and capacity building, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems that are the concern of the United Nations and its Member States.
The United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) is a new research institute at the intersections of information and communication technologies and international development. Located in Macau SAR, China, UNU-CS focuses on the key challenges faced by developing societies through high-impact innovations in computing and communication technologies.
The mission of UNU-CS includes:
For more information, please visit http://cs.unu.edu.
UNU-CS is seeking to hire Research Assistants with relevant skills, experience, and background to support research within its three emerging action-oriented Labs:
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Director of UNU-CS and Research Fellows, successful candidates shall be entrusted with the following tasks:
Required qualifications and competencies include:
Starting monthly remuneration of a Research Assistant is USD$1,996. Remuneration will also be commensurate with technical qualification and experience of the successful candidate.
UN income is not subject to taxes in Macau.
This is a full-time position on a one (1) year Personnel Service Agreement (PSA) contract with UNU, with the possibility for renewal subject to performance and funding availability. The combined duration of appointments shall not exceed six (6) years.
Research Assistants are contract positions falling outside of the United Nations Common System. The successful candidate will not hold international civil servant status nor be a “staff member” as defined in the United Nations Staff Rules and Regulations
As soon as possible.
Interested parties should submit their applications by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and must include the following:
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The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs (Charter of the United Nations – Chapter 3, article 8).
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