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: 
28 January 2021

Department of Engineering, Central Cambridge, Cambridge

We are seeking two highly creative and motivated Postdoctoral Research Assistants/Associates to join the Machine Learning Group in the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK. All positions will involve research in collaboration with Zoubin Ghahramani, Carl Rasmussen, Richard Turner, Hong Ge and other members of the group (http://mlg.eng.cam.ac.uk/).

Research call
Closing date: 
29 January 2021

Registration of interest to participate deadline: 29th January 2021

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Research call
Closing date: 
29 January 2021

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for funding to the EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account.

Funding available and deadline

  • Impact Starter Grants: Applications accepted anytime
  • Follow on Fund: 2 October 2020, 8 January 2021
  • Knowledge Transfer Fellowships: 30 October 2020, 29 January 2021
  • Partnership Development Awards: 30 October 2020, 29 January 2021

 

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Closing date: 
30 January 2021

University of Cambridge Staff and Students only: The Research Communications team in the University’s Office of External Affairs and Communications has been working hard this year writing articles to promote the University of Cambridge’s COVID-19-related research, and researchers, to the outside world.

If your research is helping to tackle any aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact, please get in touch with the Research Communications Team.

 

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
31 January 2021

Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

The University's van der Schaar Lab, which ranks among the world's most recognized research groups in the domain of machine learning for healthcare, currently has one opening for an Associate Research Engineer. With a start date on or before end of March 2021, the position will be offered as a two year fixed term contract in the first instance.

Closing date: 
31 January 2021

Lloyd’s has decided after a pause of several years to relaunch the Science of Risk prize.  The prize is open to submissions from authors of peer reviewed papers published after 1st January 2019.  To enter the competition researchers should submit a summary of no more than 1,000 words explaining why the research paper is relevant to the insurance sector.  The top prize is worth £5,000.  The categories for the 2021 prizes are Cyber, Reputation, Geopolitics, Climate Change and Pandemics.  Background reports are on the Lloyd’s website

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
31 January 2021

Department of Computer Science and Technology, West Cambridge

Closing date: 
2 February 2021

The CRASSH annual conference and workshop programme is a highly regarded series of events, showcasing interdisciplinary research across the arts, social sciences, and humanities. Attracting academics and practitioners from across the globe, CRASSH conferences provide a platform for developing collaborations, holding stimulating and fruitful discussions and finding new ways of working together.

Research call
Closing date: 
2 February 2021

The aim of this call is to encourage new and transformative approaches that may establish or reshape a field of study and the understanding of a significant contemporary topic. The Trust has a reputation for encouraging higher-risk research which is often therefore fundamental or curiosity-driven – so-called 'blue skies' – and pan-disciplinary. The expectation is that Centres will draw upon a range of disciplinary perspectives and expertise, and applicants are invited to be bold in compiling their bids. 

Closing date: 
2 February 2021

Now entering its sixth year, the

Job opportunity
Closing date: 
5 February 2021

Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

A position exists for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics to work with Dr Po-Ling Loh on projects in statistical machine learning on topics such as robustness, privacy, high-dimensional statistics, information theory, and applied probability.

Research call
Closing date: 
10 February 2021

Applications are now open for the Rosetrees Trust Interdisciplinary Award 2021 to stimulate collaborative research between Medicine and Engineering, including the field of healthcare technology. The aim of the interdisciplinary award is to foster innovative research that is at the interface between disciplines, stimulating new research collaborations that will result in breakthroughs with real potential to improve human health. The Trust will prioritise applications that have a clear line of sight to the clinic.

Closing date: 
22 February 2021

Would you like to become a Data Champion? As a Data Champion, you will be a local advocate for good research data management, supporting researchers in areas such as data organisation, storage and sharing. We are looking for people who work in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences who would like to volunteer to become Data Champions within their departments, institutes or colleges.

Full information on the Research Data Management website

Closing date: 
1 March 2021

BBSRC Impact Acceleration Account, Internal Pump-priming funding call 2021

The University of Cambridge has been awarded an Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) by the BBSRC to facilitate the impact agenda, including forging new collaborations with industry and strengthening external non-academic collaborations. Funding is available for pump-priming projects to support knowledge exchange and early-stage commercialisation projects to progress research outputs and outcomes to the point at which further translational funding can be sought.

Closing date: 
30 June 2021

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

With 5 fully funded PhD studentships available, this is our call to the brightest minds to join an elite group at a world-class university.

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.

  • Supports and connects the growing data science research community 
  • Builds research capacity in data science 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 
  • Acts as a gateway for external organisations 

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