Our Fellows conduct independent research or work collaboratively with researchers within one of our active Labs.



For Research Fellow positions, you need to possess:

For Principal Research Fellow positions, you need:

Both positions also require:

  1. Proficiency with modern computer programming and analysis environments.
  2. Skills in relevant social and/or computing scientific disciplines.
  3. Familiarity with interdisciplinary research methodologies and conceptual frameworks.
  4. Excellent communication and drafting skills, with proficiency in both oral and written English.
  5. Willingness to work in a dynamic start-up environment and to help build a leading global research institute.
  6. Strong interpersonal skills, sensitivity and respect for diversity to facilitate working in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment.


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.


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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