Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 year in the first instance.
Applications are invited for a part-time (7.5 hours/week) Research Assistant position to support a research project led by Professor Jude Browne, entitled the Technology, Gender and Intersectionality Research Project. The project's objective, in collaboration with the Future of Intelligence at Cambridge, is to develop innovative gender and intersectional methodologies in the general field of algorithms, data and AI. The successful applicant will have a research interest in the general field.
The role holder will undertake a variety of tasks, under the direction of Professor Browne, including arranging and conducting research meetings, compiling and analysing data, and preparing detailed briefs on particular policy areas, legislative developments and key debates as well as assist with research output production.
This post will be located in the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies (UCCGS), a multi-disciplinary University-wide initiative housed in the Department of Politics and International Studies and supported by the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences. It is led by the Jessica and Peter Frankopan Director, Professor Jude Browne.
The deadline for applications is 5 February 2021. It is anticipated that interviews will be carried out shortly after the deadline.
We particularly welcome applications from women and /or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our University.
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