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: 
27 January 2022

Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Closing date: 
21 January 2022

The winter 2022 call for proposals is open for Amazon Research Awards (ARA) for Alexa Fairness in AI. Proposals will be reviewed for the quality of their scientific content, creativity, and their potential for impact at scale. Proposals related to theory, practice, and novel new techniques are all welcome. 
  

Closing date: 
21 January 2022

We are pleased to announce that Cambridge Zero has received funding from the National Environment Research Council (NERC) as part of their Discipline Hopping for Environmental Solutions initiative.

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Job opportunity
Closing date: 
23 January 2022

The Alan Turing Institute is seeking a Research Associate, Molecular Biology within their AI for Science and Government Directorate.

The RA will work as part of a team to develop computer vision and machine learning approaches to enable the intelligent sampling of cryo-electron microscopy image data. These approaches may be informed by prior knowledge and/or physical models of molecular structure, with the aim of determining molecular structures with enhanced resolution, and detail regarding dynamic states.

Closing date: 
24 January 2022

PhD students and postdocs across Cambridge University can apply for this funded training course, which will equip them will skills in data science for science.

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
30 January 2022

The Alan Turing Institute is seeking a Research Application Manager, Data Driven Climate Tech.

A Research Application Manager (RAM) at the Turing builds and nurtures the connections with users of research outputs and brings back the user perspective to researchers and research engineers. We anticipate that the postholder will need to embody core values of legacy, adaptability, and collaboration, in addition to their commitment to equity and inclusion principles as described in the Turing’s Values,

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
31 January 2022

Department of Earth Sciences

Research call
Closing date: 
31 January 2022

Secondment applications: structured missingness

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
2 February 2022

The Alan Turing Institute has ten Programmes of scientific research in key areas of AI and data science, each led by a Programme Director. There are also a small number of significant programmes of activity which sit across several research Programmes.

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
4 February 2022

To support the future ambition and continued growth of the Institute we are seeking an experienced and highly motivated leader to build a function that will support all areas of impact, evaluation and knowledge exchange, and ultimately take responsibility for the development and delivery of the Institute’s plans for evaluation and impact to support the Institute’s next iteration of its Science and Innovation Strategy.

The Institute creates pathways to impact through three ambitious goals:

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
6 February 2022

The Alan Turing Institute has been awarded a grant by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to deliver a Research Support Facility (RSF) for the £23 million Artificial Intelligence for Multiple Long Term Conditions (AIM) investment. The NIHR AIM RSF team will support researcher teams from around the UK in their efforts to systematically identify new clusters of disease and the development of conditions over the life course.

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
6 February 2022

The Alan Turing Institute has been awarded a grant by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to deliver a Research Support Facility (RSF) for the £23 million Artificial Intelligence for Multiple Long Term Conditions (AIM) investment. The NIHR AIM RSF team will support researcher teams from around the UK in their efforts to systematically identify new clusters of disease and the development of conditions over the life course.

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
9 February 2022

The Alan Turing Institute is seeking a Research Associate, Cyber Security Risk Analysis to play an important role in cyber security risk analysis and management.

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
9 February 2022

The Alan Turing Institute is seeking a Research Associate, Survey Research to play an important role in a six-month research project to study national attitudes to current and future uses of data science and AI. Focusing on the UK, the research will inform strategic priorities for the country’s research and development efforts, and will be used as evidence to underpin the development of the Institute’s long term public engagement strategy.

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
13 February 2022

The Alan Turing Institute is seeking a Research Associate, Spatial Modelling within their AI for Science and Government Team.

This post has specific responsibility for the application of spatial analysis to produce better estimates of the spatial distribution of health outcomes and behaviours. The application of spatial modelling, in particular microsimulation models, to the challenge of health equity can help to better understand the complex relationships between health and social determinants, across space/place and time.

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
14 February 2022

The Alan Turing Institute is seeking three Project Leads, Data Skills Taskforce within their Skills Team.

Closing date: 
20 February 2022

Are you passionate about good data practices? Do you want to make a contribution toward improving the overall integrity of research data outputs at the University of Cambridge? Are you looking to boost your career with peer engagement and transferable skills? Any member of the University of Cambridge who is interested in research data management (RDM) and data sharing who would like to become a local contact on RDM can apply to become a Data Champion.

Research call
Closing date: 
22 February 2022

Applications are now open for the Rosetrees Trust Interdisciplinary Prize 2022 to stimulate collaborative research between Medicine and Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning. The aim of the interdisciplinary award is to encourage collaboration between Clinicians/Scientists and experts in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, thus stimulating innovative research that addresses unmet clinical needs.

Closing date: 
23 February 2022

Applications are now open for the 2022-2023 Enrichment scheme.

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
28 February 2022

Department of Engineering, West Cambridge

Positions exist for new postdoctoral Research Fellows in the Department of Engineering, to work on the FUTUREROADS-COFUND programme. The aim of Future Roads is to recruit, train and support individual fellows who wish to contribute towards an improved future for the road industry. The programme is aimed at high-potential individuals primarily interested in following a career in the transportation infrastructure sector or academia. The post holder will be located in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK.

Research call
Closing date: 
9 March 2022

The Leverhulme Trust has announced the Philip Leverhulme Prizes.

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Closing date: 
1 April 2022

Department of Applied Mathematical and Theoretical Physics

The Cambridge Centre for AI in Medicine (CCAIM) is a multi-disciplinary centre established by the University of Cambridge in 2020 to develop pioneering AI machine learning (ML) technologies that will transform biomedical science, medicine and healthcare.

As an elite group nested in a world-class university, CCAIM presents an extraordinary opportunity for PhD students to make a big impact in a cutting-edge field. If you fit our criteria, we encourage you to apply - wherever you are in the world.

Closing date: 
16 May 2022

The UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in the Application of Artificial Intelligence to the study of Environmental Risks (AI4ER) trains researchers to be uniquely equipped to develop and apply leading-edge computational approaches to address critical global environmental challenges by exploiting vast, diverse and often currently untapped environmental data sets.

Closing date: 
16 May 2022

This cutting-edge Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Automated Chemical Synthesis Enabled by Digital Molecular Technologies (SynTech) aims to develop a new generation of leaders in synthetic chemistry research with a focus on Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence-driven techniques.

Closing date: 
16 May 2022

Department of Physics

EPSRC iCASE Studentship - Implications of Resonant Acoustic Mixing for the vulnerability of energetic formulations subjected to mechanical insult

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3.5 years in the first instance.

This studentship could begin on any one of the available 2022 start dates (Lent, Easter or Michaelmas). The award covers tuition fees (for UK students) and provides a tax-free stipend.

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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. C2D3 is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge.

  • Supports and connects the growing data science research community 
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  • Promotes and provides opportunities for knowledge transfer 
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