The United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) is hiring information and communication technology and international development (ICTD) scholars and practitioners! Join a dynamic research start-up situated in the middle of the Pearl River Delta and the heart of the United Nations family. Conduct world-leading research while making policy impact.

We are seeking a Communications Officer to provide a range of internal and external communications support and administrative duties to help raise the visibility of UNU-CS. Please click here for details on this vacancy announcement.

We seek researchers at all levels. We are committed to multi-disciplinary research spanning computer engineering, social sciences, and design. Our team is trained in many different specific disciplines – but everyone is dedicated to working across disciplines. Our Fellows conduct independent research or work collaboratively with researchers within one of our active Labs. Please click here for more information on Research Fellow opportunities.

Emerging researchers with passion and commitment to our work, and current postgraduate (masters or PhD) students (especially those in local area universities) are invited to join as Research Assistants. Highly mature and motivated undergraduate (bachelor) students are also welcome to apply. Research Assistants work collaboratively with Fellows within one of our active Labs. Research Assistants may receive monthly stipends or housing assistance. Please click here for more information on Research Assistant opportunities.

The UNU-CS Visiting Fellows Program is particularly well suited for short-term posts for established researchers. Based upon availability, housing and stipends are available. Our Fellows conduct independent research or work collaboratively with researchers within one of our active Labs. Our Visiting Research Assistant positions are perfect for emerging and young researchers interested in working collaboratively with UNU-CS scholars. These positions last from 3-9 months and are based in Macau. Free housing and a small stipend are available for certain qualified applicants. Insurance and transportation to/from Macau are not provided. Interested individuals should send a cover letter and current CV to The cover letter should make clear the dates the candidate would like to spend in Macau and what project(s) or researcher(s) they think would best fit their interests and skill sets.

Undergraduate or graduate students interested in gaining quality research experience in the field of ICTD can apply to spend a minimum of 2 months in Macau working closely with our interdisciplinary research team. Qualified applicants who find a genuine interest in the Labs and projects currently pursued can apply by sending an application form, their CV and a cover letter to Please make explicit the project(s) you would like to work with and how you think you might contribute. Free housing and a small stipend of US$500 per month will be offered to selected candidates. However, insurance and transportation to/from Macau are not provided.

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