Research Associate

Research Associate – Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy

Applications are invited for the post of Research Associate at the Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy (MCTD). The successful candidate will pursue high-quality research at the intersection of digital issues in humanitarian action. These could include a focus on cybersecurity, law, policy, or human rights. The successful candidate will work independently at the intersection of research and application, working to further knowledge in this area, identifying new challenges as they emerge and developing guidance and learning opportunities to equip the humanitarian sector with the tools necessary to navigate these challenges. The appointee will be encouraged to use this position as an avenue to develop as an independent researcher.

Applicants must have been awarded a PhD or submitted their doctoral thesis at the point of application in a relevant specialist area, including but not limited to Politics, Digital Media Studies, Cybersecurity, International Relations, or Law, and have relevant demonstrable experience in the fields of humanitarian organisations, international or human rights law, or cybersecurity through either work or field experience.

The Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy (MCTD) works to ensure that digital technologies work for people, societies and the planet. MCTD is hosted within CRASSH and is supported by the Minderoo Foundation.

Start date is from 1 July 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The closing date for applications is midnight (BST) on Sunday 11 June 2023. 

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the Schools HR Team on

For further details and to apply visit the application portal.

Communications and Events Coordinator, CDH

Communications and Events Coordinator – Cambridge Digital Humanities

Cambridge Digital Humanities is seeking a talented and enthusiastic administrator to join them in the part-time role of Communications and Events Coordinator, where you will join a dynamic and supportive team delivering the CDH research learning and data schools programmes.

As the Communications and Events Coordinator, you will work with the CDH Programme Manager to create engaging content for internal and external audiences, manage websites, blogs and social media channels, and produce e-newsletters. In addition, you will be instrumental in supporting the growing DH research community at Cambridge, and assist with the delivery of our research programme and week-long Data Schools.

The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, website and social media experience, and be a skilled builder of research communities.

This position is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys a busy and demanding workload, is able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and has a passion for communicating. A flexible and innovative approach to your work is essential, along with creative flair and vision, and excellent administration skills.

The funds for this role are available until 31 July 2024 in the first instance.

CDH is hosted within Cambridge’s Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH).

The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on 2 July 2023 and interviews for this position will take place during the week of 10 July 2023.

If you have any queries about the role, please email

For further details and to apply visit the application portal.


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