Opportunities

Ongoing opportunities for Collaboration and MPhil and PhD Programmes are provided under the subheadings in the menu. Do you have an opportunity you'd like to post? Please get in contact and we can help advertise it with our extensive network.

Current opportunities

From across the University of Cambridge and relevant external opportunities:

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
3 March 2024

Department of Computer Science and Technology, West Cambridge

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 January 2025.

Would you like to help build the University of Cambridge's AI for science community and help NHS in assisting medical diagnosis and treatments?

Closing date: 
4 March 2024

Cambridge Digital Humanities: Join our Methods Fellow, Amira Moeding in a workshop which introduces methods of historical enquiry into the development of digital technologies and digital data. What can the history of "Big Data" tells us about artificial intelligence today? What were seen as the pitfalls and problems with biases early on in the development of data-driven research?

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
4 March 2024

Department of Engineering

We are seeking for a Research Assistant/Associate in Data Science to join the Centre for Industrial Sustainability within the Department of Engineering, to work on the SEEBEYOND project which aims to motivate food companies improve environmental performance beyond legal compliance. The project is funded by the Environment Agency and Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). 

The post holder will be based in West Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK.

Closing date: 
5 March 2024

Registrations deadlines: In-person - 13th Feb, Online - 5th Mar

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major challenge in our globalised world, and tackling it will take the combined resources and effort of researchers working across different disciplines. Technical advances in recent years continue to expand our ability to collect vast amounts of genomic information on pathogens, and a wealth of data is being collected in epidemiological and surveillance studies, including on the socio-economic burden of AMR.

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
10 March 2024

Department of Engineering

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
12 March 2024

Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
14 March 2024

MRC Biostatistics Unit

 

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious researcher to join an internationally renowned research Unit and a team carrying out high profile work at the cutting edge of development and application of Bayesian methods to infectious disease epidemiology.

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
14 March 2024

Department of Zoology, Central Cambridge

We invite applications for a Data Scientist position to join the Centre for Pathogen Evolution in the Department of Zoology, located in central Cambridge. The appointment will be for a period of two years with a possibility of extension subject to project status and funding, starting as soon as possible.

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
15 March 2024

University Information Services

Are you looking for a data science role that gives you the opportunity to be part of a large transformation and make your mark on an organisation rooted in history? The University of Cambridge is looking for a Data Scientist.

Who you'll be working with

Closing date: 
15 March 2024

Department of Engineering, Cambridge

We have funding for a number of 4-year PhDs, in collaboration with industry, on net zero infrastructure and built environment under the four following themes:

-Current and disruptive technologies

-Circularity and whole life approach

-AI, digitalisation and data

-Risk-based systems thinking and connectivity

Studentships are fully-funded (fees and maintenance) for eligible UK students.

Closing date: 
15 March 2024

Department of Engineering, Cambridge

EPSRC iCASE Studentship - Human-data interfaces on construction projects

Within the construction industry, there are established legacy processes which predate the digital age.

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
17 March 2024

Department of Psychology, Cambridge City Centre

A Research Assistant/post-doctoral Research Associate position in Neuro-Clinical Data Science is available to work with Prof Zoe Kourtzi at the Adaptive Brain Lab (https://www.abg.psychol.cam.ac.uk).

Closing date: 
20 March 2024

Bookings required and spaces fill quickly (at time of posting, bookings not yet open). Full details https://training.cam.ac.uk/event/4809246

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
27 March 2024

Department of Haematology

Do you have great analytical and IT skills? Interested in a role aiming to improve lives? Looking for your next challenge?

Closing date: 
1 April 2024

Department of Pathology, Central Cambridge

Join our team as a Bioinformatician!

The McGovern lab is seeking a talented and motivated Bioinformatics Research Associate to join their research group. Our research aims to understand how mononuclear phagocyte biology is altered in disease.

The McGovern Lab:

Research call
Closing date: 
9 April 2024

Pre-announcement: Restricted call: Future Leaders Fellowship, Round 9 

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
11 April 2024

Cambridge Institute for Technology and Humanity, Cambridge


The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor with expertise in policy, regulation, and/or law as it relates to the ethics of AI, data and algorithms.

Research call
Closing date: 
16 April 2024

Restricted call: UK - Germany Bilateral: Collaborative R&D Round 3 (internal deadline: 16th April, 2024) 

Closing date: 
1 May 2024

Bookings required and spaces fill quickly. Full details https://training.cam.ac.uk/event/4809361

About us

The Cambridge Centre for Data-Driven Discovery (C2D3) brings together researchers and expertise from across the academic departments and industry to drive research into the analysis, understanding and use of data science and AI. C2D3 is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge.

  • Supports and connects the growing data science and AI research community 
  • Builds research capacity in data science and AI to tackle complex issues 
  • Drives new research challenges through collaborative research projects 
  • Promotes and provides opportunities for knowledge transfer 
  • Identifies and provides training courses for students, academics, industry and the third sector 
  • Serves as a gateway for external organisations 

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