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AI Ethics Researcher (6 month contract, 1-2 days per week)

Digital Catapult - London , London, United Kingdom →

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Digital Catapult is looking for a AI Ethics Researcher (on a 6 month contract, 1-2 days per week)) to help with research and publication of two papers on AI Ethics. The role would suit an individual who is proactive, creative, flexible, smart, collaborative, a fast learner and comfortable working across all stages of projects from planning to delivery.

The proposed research is in two parts:
(1) An exposition and evaluation of the Machine Intelligence Garage's ethics framework. This work will describe the methodology used...

Digital Catapult is looking for a AI Ethics Researcher (on a 6 month contract, 1-2 days per week)) to help with research and publication of two papers on AI Ethics. The role would suit an individual who is proactive, creative, flexible, smart, collaborative, a fast learner and comfortable working across all stages of projects from planning to delivery.

The proposed research is in two parts:
(1) An exposition and evaluation of the Machine Intelligence Garage's ethics framework. This work will describe the methodology used to design the framework and how it is used with startups. It will also situate the framework within the wider ethics principles landscape.
(2) Research to elicit additional needs of companies, including startups, for practical support in applied AI ethics. This will be via primary research through interviews with practitioners in industry.

What We're Looking For:
- PhD/Post-doctoral level researcher with demonstrable experience in AI Ethics
- Experience in qualitative and quantitative research
- Experience in communicating complex technology topics to both specialist and general audiences
- Outstanding interpersonal communication skills, desire and ability to share ideas

What You'll Do:
- Academic level research in AI Ethics, to support the Machine Intelligence Garage Ethics service
- Two academic papers and derivative communications, such as blogs
- Collaborate with the Digital Catapult AI team as well as startups on the Machine Intelligence Garage program, and our wider network
- The funder(s) will be acknowledged (except during blind review) in the academic papers

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Contract status:

Award notice - awarded

Contract value:

£0 - 21K

Contract can renew:

No

Contract type:

NotSpecified

Contract sector:

  • Research and development services and related consultancy services
  • Research and development services and related consultancy services

Contract location:

  • London
  • London

Contract suitable for SME:

No

Contract suitable for VCO:

No


Contract notice published:

28 May 2020

Contract tender deadline:

21 February 2020

Contract start:

1 March 2020

Contract end:

31 August 2020

Contract duration:

6 months


Contract value awarded:

£21K

Contract awarded:

3 March 2020

Supplier name City Region Country SME Award value
Jessica Morley Redhill South East United Kingdom No £21K