UNU-CS Is Seeking Research Fellows for Its Peace Tech & Small Data Labs

  • 2015•07•30     Macau

    The United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) is recruiting Research Fellows.

    UNU-CS, in Macau, is a new research institute at the intersections of information and communication technologies and international development. UNU-CS will lead in investigating and inventing human-centered ICTs and policies addressing some of the priority areas central to the United Nations.

    UNU-CS is currently seeking to hire Research Fellows to staff two of its emerging action-oriented research labs:

    • Peace Tech Lab: ICTs for peacebuilding and to support human security, respond to crises, and mitigate human displacement.
    • Small Data Lab: Crowdsourcing data, creating actionable knowledge from data, empowering the crowd with data they trust, improving global datasets with local data.

    Minimum qualifications include a PhD degree or a master’s degree with at least three years of directly relevant working experience.

    Desired experience and skills include proficiency with modern computer programming environments and skills in human–computer interaction, user interfaces, data analytics, and/or data visualization, or related areas.

    Positions are for 12 months, renewable subject to performance and funding availability. Remuneration starts at US$3,907 per month for junior positions and US$5,641 per month for mid-career positions.

    For more information, see the UNU-CS website or send email to cs-info@unu.edu.