Assistant Professor (Research), Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence
The Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) at Stanford University invites applications for a fixed-term Assistant Professor (Research) faculty position. The appointment is for a non-renewable term of five years, beginning in September 2021. The selected candidate will be appointed in an appropriate disciplinary department (e.g., Communications, Computer Science, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology), and will be a Junior Fellow of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence.
We are seeking applicants from all areas of research related to artificial intelligence, spanning theoretical foundations, systems, software, applications, and human or societal impact. We are particularly interested in researchers working at the frontiers of artificial intelligence and other disciplines, including but not limited to the humanities, business, education, law, medicine, and physical and social sciences.
Applicants must have received a PhD prior to the start of the appointment, must show outstanding promise in research, and must have a strong commitment to teaching. A successful candidate will be expected to teach one course per year at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels and will be provided generous research support.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.
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