[ExI] Fwd: Oxford - Postdoc Research Fellowship - Machine Superintelligence and the Future of AI

Anders Sandberg anders at aleph.se
Thu Jan 26 01:06:47 UTC 2012

*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 

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: 

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

The deadline for applications is *Monday 27^th February*

Dr. Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh

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 <http://www.futuretech.ox.ac.uk/>

Email: sean.oheigeartaigh at philosophy.ox.ac.uk 
<mailto:sean.oheigeartaigh at philosophy.ox.ac.uk>

Telephone: 01865 286269 / 07712638318

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