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Research Fellow (AI Ethics) (EXPIRED)

Centre for Biomedical Ethics, National University of Singapore

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Ethics of AI
AOC categories Applied Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Kent Ridge, Singapore, Singapore
Job description

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the candidate are:

  • Conduct literature reviews, including collation and synthesis of the literature
  • Work with the PI to identify and analyse appropriate topics for analysis
  • Design, conduct and analyse qualitative data from interviews and focus groups
  • Support the design and interpretation of quantitative survey data
  • Assist with applying for ethics approval and preparing regular reports to the Institutional Review Board and funding agencies, as required.
  • Contribute to and lead (where appropriate) conceptual research, manuscript development, writing, editing and publication submission. 
  • Present work for feedback and dissemination at workshops or conferences locally and/or internationally


The position is a 2-year full-time appointment at the academic rank of Research Fellow. An option to renew the appointment for another 1.5 years will depend on performance and continued funding for the projects. There is the possibility to move to tenure track depending on performance. Start date is flexible but the successful candidate should ideally commence no later than 1 November, 2023. Applicants will be evaluated based on the following selection criteria:

  1. Essential criteria
  • A PhD in a discipline relevant to bioethics (e.g. philosophy, law, sociology, or political science) from a reputable university.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ethical issues related to AI and new technologies
  • Experience in integrating empirical research findings with ethical analyses
  • Proven track record of publication in the field of bioethics
  • Exemplary written English and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organization and management skills
  • Demonstrated aptitude for collaborative as well as independent work

        2. Desirable criteria

  • Skills in conducting and analysing qualitative research.
  • Track record in Genomic or Neuro Ethics
  • Fluent mandarin
How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://careers.nus.edu.sg/NUS/job/YONG-LOO-LIN-SC...
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: August 1, 2023, 12:00am SGT

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://careers.nus.edu.sg/NUS/job/YONG-LOO-LIN-SC...
Contact name Ms Connie Wu
Contact email
Time created July 24, 2023, 5:40pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 20, 2024, 2:30am SGT
Expired on January 20, 2024, 2:46am SGT
Last updated March 20, 2024, 3:00pm UTC
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