The United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) is seeking to hire Research Assistants with relevant skills, experience and background to support research within its three action-oriented Labs:

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Director of UNU-CS and Research Fellows, successful candidates shall be entrusted with the following tasks:

Required Qualifications and Competencies: 


Starting monthly remuneration of a Research Assistant is USD$1,996. Remuneration will also be commensurate with technical qualification and experience of the successful candidate.

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Duration of contract:

This is a full time position on a one (1) year Personnel Service Agreement (PSA) contract with UNU with the possibility for renewal subject to performance and funding availability, with the combined duration of appointments not exceeding six (6) years.

Research Assistants are contract positions falling outside of the United Nations Common System. The successful candidate will not hold international civil servant status nor be a “staff member” as defined in the United Nations Staff Rules and Regulations

Starting date: As soon as possible.

Application Procedure:

Interested parties should submit their applications by email to, and must include the following:

The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs (Charter of the United Nations – Chapter 3, article 8).


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