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Ethics Research Intern

Ethics Research Team , DeepMind

Job category Visiting fellowship / Professorship / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of mind, philosophy of cognitive science
AOS categories Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Computing
Philosophy of Science
Applied Ethics
Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location London, United Kingdom
Start date May 2022
Job description

The role

As an intern at DeepMind you would be working closely with our researchers to advance the thoughtful and ethical development of AI:

Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct academic research into priority areas at the intersection of ethics, society, and AI.
  • Prepare research papers and issue-specific briefings to an excellent written standard for internal and external audiences
  • Identify areas that require further exploration and develop new research proposals
  • Work directly with your manager to contribute to published research or white papers

More information about our research areas can be found here.

About you

In order to apply, you should be:

  • Enrolled in a PhD programme where your core focus is moral philosophy, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, philosophy of cognitive science, cognitive neuroscience, psychology, economics, neuroeconomics, or sociology 
  • Demonstrate research capability in a DeepMind relevant field of study and a high-level technical understanding of AI
  • Have experience co-authoring or contributing to published research
  • Have a strong grasp of technology policy and its implications for society
  • Powerful intellectual curiosity that keeps the candidate ahead on substantive topics and challenges in the principal areas of focus 
  • Be a great team-mate with the ability to exercise good judgement in a rapidly changing environment
  • Have a good work ethic and aim to achieve

Opening date: 8th October 2021

Closing date: 5th November 2021

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://deepmind.com/careers/jobs/3439299
Hard deadline November 5, 2021, 11:59pm BST
Contact
Web address for more information https://deepmind.com/careers/jobs/3439299
Contact name Nikki Simpson
Contact email
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Time created October 13, 2021, 9:42pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 5, 2021, 11:59pm BST
Last updated October 13, 2021, 9:42pm UTC
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