Postdoctoral Fellow - Artificial Intelligence
Faculty of Law
University of Otago
Otago's Faculty of Law is a leader in legal research in New Zealand. It has an international reputation for producing independent, well-prepared graduates who succeed worldwide.
The Faculty of Law at the University of Otago was established in 1873 as the first law school in New Zealand. We have almost 30 full-time teaching staff, drawn from a variety of countries, many part-time teaching staff, and research centres with international collaborations across a number of disciplines.
We are currently seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Fellow to join the 'AI and Law in New Zealand Project' which aims to evaluate legal and policy implications of artificial internnigence (AI) for New Zealand. This interdisciplinary project is a collaboration between the Faculty of Law and the Departments of Computer Science and Philosophy.
This position represents an exciting opportunity to join one of the country's most research intensive Universities and become part of a team helping to lead legal research in New Zealand.
Your Skills and Experience
- At least a bachelor's degree in law, plus a doctorate in law, philosophy, computer science or some other discipline relevant to the project
- Preferably have familiarity with qualitative research methods
- Have an interest in AI and its social implications
This is a full-time, fixed-term position for two years.
Specific enquiries may be directed to Professor Henaghan, Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Otago, contact details below.
To submit your application please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1800382 will close on Friday, April 2018.
To see a full job description and to apply online go to: https://otago.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1800382
Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.
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