The United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) is seeking to hire Research Fellows to staff its action-oriented research Labs. The research Labs consists of three main areas:


Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Director of UNU-CS, successful candidates shall be closely involved in the planning and implementation of research programmes in the relevant thematic areas of UNU-CS. This will include the following tasks:

 Required Qualifications and Competencies:


Remuneration for junior positions starts at US$3,907 per month and for mid-career positions at US$5,641 per month. UN income is not subject to taxes in Macau. Please review important details on your full compensation package here.

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 Fellowships 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 applicants 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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