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Senior Research Fellows at United Nations University

Senior Research Fellows at United Nations University

Country: China
City: Macau
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Senior Research Fellows are required in United Nations University. The United Nations University (UNU) is an international community of scholars engaged in research, postgraduate training, and dissemination of knowledge in furtherance of the purposes and principles of the United Nations, its Peoples and Member States. It serves as a think tank for the United Nations system, contributes to capacity building — particularly in developing countries — as well as a platform for new and creative ideas and dialogue.

Senior Research Fellows will spend three (3) to six (6) months in residence at UNU-CS in Macau to explore research topics based on the common interest, independently or jointly with a UNU-CS host researcher.


  • Office space in the building, which is part of Macau’s rich cultural heritage
  • Free accommodation in UNU-CS’ staff apartment facility in the centre of Macau
  • Economy travel to and from Macau on the first arrival as well as final departure
  • Stipend based on experience; competitive with local market rates

Key Responsibilities

You will conduct high-quality research that can push new frontiers, deepen core research understanding, and/or offer new approaches to long-standing developmental issues in the field of ICTs and sustainable development. Moreover, you will be part of the Senior Research Fellow programme at the United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS). Your research outcomes will inform UN policymaking on the issues related to ICTs and sustainable development.

Qualifications and Requirements

The incumbent need to

  • hold a PhD or equivalent degree
  • hold a faculty or senior research position at another institution
  • have at least 10 years of academic research experience, with proven records and publications of academic excellence
  • in addition, engage in research relevant to UNU-CS research agendas


Applicants need to submit their applications by email to [email protected] including

  • a curriculum vitae
  • a research proposal
  • one letter of recommendation (from someone familiar with your academic work)
  • a completed and signed UNU Personal History (P.11) form
  • a subject line “Application for Senior Research Fellow”


Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline15 May,2019
Company NameUnited Nations University



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