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The University of Oxford has launched a major initiative in Ethics in AI, leading to the establishment of an Institute for Ethics in AI, to be based in the Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities, under the aegis of the Faculty of Philosophy. The Institute builds upon the University’s world-class capabilities in the humanities to lead the study of the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and other new computing technologies. We are recruiting for a number of new academic posts at different levels in the coming year, so watch this space. Current vacancies are listed below.


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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Ethics in AI

Applications are invited for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Ethics in AI at the Faculty of Philosophy, in association with a Research Fellowship at Corpus Christi College, presenting an outstanding opportunity for career advancement in a relatively new field of research. The post is fixed-term for three years.

Successful candidates will hold a doctoral degree in a field of moral philosophy or will at least have submitted a doctoral dissertation submitted for examination by the advertised closing date for this position, and will be expected to provide evidence of an outstanding academic research record, appropriate to their career stage. Also essential are excellent research skills, the ability to provide excellent undergraduate teaching in ethics, and the ability to work independently and without close supervision.

Applications for this post are to be made online and should be submitted no later than 12 noon (UK time) on 19 June 2024.


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Events Manager

The Events Manger will be responsible for leading the planning and delivery of a high-quality events programme at the Institute for Ethics in AI. Working largely independently, you will bring significant professional experience in event and operations management to successfully project manage a range of events whilst working with and influencing senior stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have a track record of delivering exceptional events, a solid understanding of business planning, project and budget management, the ability to communicate effectively in a clear, confident and engaging manner with a range of academic and professional staff, and a willingness to work flexibly, including outside of normal office hours.

This post is fixed term up to 30 September 2029.

Applications for this post are to be made online and should be submitted no later than 12 noon (UK time) on 28 June 2024.