AISB convention 2017

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Harold Cohen

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Connection Science

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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Alexander Tamas Research Fellowship on Machine Superintelligence, Oxford (U.K.)


*Alexander Tamas Research Fellowship: Machine Superintelligence and the Future of AI

with the Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology University of Oxford Faculty of Philosophy 
The Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford Martin School

Grade 7: 29,099-39,107 per annum
Protocol reference number: HUM/11042F/E****

Applications are invited for a fixed-term, three-year Research Fellowship within the Oxford Martin 
Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology, an interdisciplinary programme within the Oxford 
Martin School at Oxford University.  ****

The Programme, directed by Professor Nick Bostrom, analyzes possibilities related to long-range 
technological change and potential social impacts of future transformative technologies.  Research 
foci include the future of computing and machine intelligence, existential risks, predictive and 
evaluative uncertainty, and related philosophical issues.****

The postholder will research topics related to the long-term future of machine intelligence, 
focusing on impacts, risks, current technical developments and foundational issues. The post does 
not involve developing specific AI applications. Possible backgrounds include (but are not 
restricted to) computer science, mathematics, or philosophy.

For further particulars and application details, please see:

http://www.fhi.ox.ac.uk/get_involved/future_tech_vacancies/futuretech

or contact: futuretech@philosophy.ox.ac.uk.


The deadline for applications is *Monday 27th February*

Dr. Sen  higeartaigh
Academic Project Manager, Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology Oxford 
Martin School & Faculty of Philosophy Suite 8, Littlegate House St Ebbe's Street Oxford OX1 1PT

Website: http://www.futuretech.ox.ac.uk
Email: sean.oheigeartaigh@philosophy.ox.ac.uk
Telephone: 01865 286269 / 07712638318