Research Analyst Focused on Standardisation Bodies

We are recruiting a Research Analyst who has experience in interacting with the standards bodies that apply or might apply to privacy, information security, ethics and artificial intelligence

Specific job responsibilities include: 
  •  We would like the research analyst to review the documents emerging from pertinent special committees and their associated working groups of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Examples are SC27 which is focused on privacy and information security. Another is SC42 which is focused on artificial intelligence and, in particular, on trust.
  • The research analyst will determine which documents might be of interest to Trilateral and the various EU-funded projects in which it is a partner.
  • The analyst should be able to summarise in two pages the salient points of key documents and whether there are opportunities for Trilateral or its partners to provide an input to the committees.
  • The successful candidate will give periodic webinars to Trilateral employees explaining the relevance of particular committees or working groups.
  • He or she will also provide comments on documents of particular interest to Trilateral and/or promote new standards.
  • The candidate will prepare deliverables for projects and inputs for new proposals. Hence, the candidate will have excellent writing skills.
What you will need to be successful:

The successful candidate should have a PhD or be close to finishing one and already have a good grasp of what the ISO, CEN/CENELEC, ETSI and/or IEEE do.


Location: This position is open to candidates based in the UK

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Fixed Term or Permanent

In return you get:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote working options
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • A friendly and enthusiastic team of experts in the field

To Apply please submit both your CV and a cover letter linking your experience to our requirements in order to have your application considered. References will be required prior to appointment. We will process applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled, hence we suggest to apply early.

At Trilateral Research, we value privacy and data protection rights. We have a longstanding data protection culture and promote robust ethical standards in data management and research ethics. Please read our Privacy Notice in relation to our recruitment activities before submitting your application to work with us.

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Trilateral Research is a UK and IE-based enterprise founded in 2004. Our teams include social scientists, data scientists, ethical, legal and human rights experts who work across the technology-social disciplinary divide. We apply rigorous, cutting-edge research when developing and assessing new technologies to ensure they achieve sustainable innovation and measurable impact.

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We are recruiting a Research Analyst who has experience in interacting with the standards bodies that apply or might apply to privacy, information security, ethics and artificial intelligence

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of their age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are a Disability Confident committed and Living Wage employer.

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