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Position: Research Fellow in Privacy Aware Cloud Ecosystems (PACE)
Institution: University College London
Department: Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Research Fellow to work on a Privacy Aware Cloud Ecosystems (PACE) project that investigates the evolving challenges of giving and obtaining consent to data sharing in the context of cloud services. The project brings together partners from the public and private sectors as well as academics from both social and technical disciplines to develop a technological solution. The team at UCL focus on the application of the GDPR to this solution. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the UCL Co-Investigator and the Cardiff Principal Investigator to coordinate and deliver a portfolio of top international quality research on the application of the GDPR to the technological solution developed by the team
Requirements: The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant field which could include international law, law, international relations, public policy, public regulation or political science. It is essential they have an understanding of the applicability of GDPR and associated regulations to emerging technology, and evidence of research activity
   
Text: Research Fellow in Privacy Aware Cloud Ecosystems (PACE) , - Ref:1815889 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time (Job share considered) Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,328 - £42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Research Fellow to work on a Privacy Aware Cloud Ecosystems (PACE) project that investigates the evolving challenges of giving and obtaining consent to data sharing in the context of cloud services. The project brings together partners from the public and private sectors as well as academics from both social and technical disciplines to develop a technological solution. The team at UCL focus on the application of the GDPR to this solution. For this project, were not looking for candidates who necessarily have technical backgrounds (although that is always useful and welcome). Rather, we need a strong social scientist who understand the current debates around privacy and trust, the Internet of Things, and relevant regulation and policy in the context of cyber security and the digital economy. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the UCL Co-Investigator and the Cardiff Principal Investigator to coordinate and deliver a portfolio of top international quality research on the application of the GDPR to the technological solution developed by the team. The post is funded until 28 February 2021 in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant field which could include international law, law, international relations, public policy, public regulation or political science. It is essential they have an understanding of the applicability of GDPR and associated regulations to emerging technology, and evidence of research activity. Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD. Or if about to submit a PhD, the appointment will be at Grade 6B (£30,922 - £32,607 salary, inclusive of London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Please ensure you read these carefully before applying for the post as candidates must meet all essential criteria to be considered. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button. If you would like to discuss the post please contact Professor Madeline Carr at m.carr@ucl.ac.uk For any queries regarding the application process, please contact Michelle Mhlanga at m.mhlanga@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 7 Sep 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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