Research Scientist, AI Ethicist

The Institute for Experiential AI is seeking a qualified candidate to fill our Research Scientist, AI Ethicist position.

Date posted:
May 1, 2023
Boston, MA
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During a 1-year appointment (open to renewal), the AI Ethicist will be working at the intersection of industry and academia. The successful candidate will be embedded into one or more companies for the minimum duration of 3 months to help them internally execute the Responsible AI initiatives and practice. They will be supervised and supported by the Responsible AI team at Northeastern’s Institute for Experiential AI.

The successful candidate will be situated at the partnering companies and aid them in:

  • implementing RAI tools and practices internally

  • conduct RAI analyses of internal AI projects

  • engage with innovation teams to guide them in their RAI practice

  • develop communication paths for RAI practices

The AI ethicist will have full access to the institute’s faculty and staff and will be a part of Northeastern University’s community. This position is a rare opportunity to put Responsible AI into practice within the industry, with the feedback and resources of an academic institution.