Universiteit van Amsterdam

PhD studentship on "The ethics of AI", Oxford (U.K.)

Location: Oxford, England
Deadline: Friday 19 January 2018

Applications are invited for a three-year doctoral studentship on The Ethics of AI: Challenges and Opportunities. The studentship will commence in October 2018.

Eligible candidates will need to qualify for UK or EU fee status and be ordinarily resident in the UK or EU. The successful candidate will investigate the ethical aspects, requirements, and desiderata underpinning the design and development of AI, and develop original and innovative research to foster value-based and ethically sound solutions to the problems posed by AI. The student will be supervised by Prof. Luciano Floridi and Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo, and will be a member of, and collaborate with, the OII's Digital Ethics Lab (DELab).The studentship is supported by funding donated by Google.