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(Deadline passed) Non-Resident Fellowships in Race and Technology

In cooperation with the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) and the Digital Civil Society Lab (DCSL) at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, the Non-Resident Fellowship supports social sector leaders to dedicate some of their time working on ideas that apply to broad swaths of civil society.  It allows working people to dedicate a portion of their time to advancing an idea or project that doesn’t quite fit into their “day job.” The goal is to provide enough time, space, expertise, and financial support to help turn ideas into prototypes or action, and to build a cohort of fellows to support ongoing learning and community. This year, between one and three fellowships will support fellows working on a challenge related to racial equity.

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Director of Communications

The Director of Communications will recruit, develop, and manage a team, coordinating all communication activities of the HAI institute and working with its partner organizations on campus, overseeing collaborations with faculty, fellows, researchers, and staff that translate academic material into accessible and compelling material for target audiences, and produce and place content in major U.S. and international media outlets and on social media. The Communications Director will also oversee the continued development and updating of the HAI website and social media accounts, hiring and managing a team to execute the overall communications and outreach strategy.

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Director of Research

The Director of Research reports to the Co-Directors of HAI and is responsible for the overall HAI research program. The Director assures that research programs advance the mission, purpose, and agenda of HAI, and is responsible for translating the strategic vision and goals of HAI into tangible programs, as well as collaborating with faculty, fellows, and students across campus to promote a vibrant intellectual community around HAI’s research goals. This role requires strategic leadership, effective management, and hands-on work.  An ideal candidate would be an established AI researcher or possess deep domain knowledge.

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Director of Policy Initiatives

The Director of Policy Initiatives is responsible for leading HAI’s engagement with governments and civil society organizations, developing mutually beneficial relationships that advance the mission, purpose, and agenda of HAI.

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Director of Education

The Director of Education will design and execute a comprehensive educational program in line with HAI’s mission to advance AI research, education, policy, and practice to benefit humanity.

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HAI Assistant Professorships

HAI invites applications for fixed-term Assistant Professor (Research) faculty positions. These appointments are for a non-renewable term of five years, beginning in September 2020.  Selected candidates will be appointed in an appropriate disciplinary department (e.g., Communications, Computer Science, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology), and will be Junior Fellows of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence.

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AI Engineering Fellowship

The Stanford Human-centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) initiative will appoint its inaugural class of AI Engineering Fellows beginning in 2019 for terms of six to 18 months. Fellows should have established backgrounds in software engineering, machine learning, and AI, and will have the opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research that incorporates the versatility, nuance, and depth of human intellect and that enhances humans and benefits human institutions.

The application period is currently closed.  This page will be updated when new applications are being accepted.

HAI-Center for International Security and Cooperation (HAI-CISAC) Policy Fellowship

HAI-CISAC Policy Fellows will pursue research on policy issues related to HAI's mission of guiding the development of artificial intelligence to ensure that it benefits humanity, as well as contribute to CISAC's work on digital security writ large.

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HAI-John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship

The HAI-JSK Fellows are hosted by the JSK Fellowships as part of its cohort of diverse journalism professionals who come to Stanford each academic year to work on the most urgent problems facing the industry. JSK champions advancements that improve access to the information people need to create and sustain democratic communities. The HAI-JSK Fellows have the additional benefit of working in our interdisciplinary Stanford community focused on studying and shaping AI.

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HAI-Ethics in Society (HAI-EIS) Postdoctoral Fellowship

HAI-EIS Fellows will be co-hosted by the Center for Ethics in Society and the HAI Institute, undertaking normative scholarship at the intersection of ethics, policy, and artificial intelligence, in furtherance of the HAI's mission to understand and guide the development of AI to benefit humanity. Two fellows will be appointed for a term of two years, beginning in the 2020 academic year.

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