The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, seeks to hire a social scientist with expertise in regulatory policy design, regulatory policy processes, and/or risk regulation as related to emerging technologies. We are specifically interested in candidates with demonstrated research interests in regulation and/or risk governance relating to the use and societal impacts of autonomous systems, such as driverless vehicles and unmanned aerial vehicles, artificial intelligence (AI), and autonomous decision making. Research interests could include, among others: governance of the development and use of autonomous systems/AI, analysis of societal risks posed by public and private applications of autonomous systems/AI, design and analysis of regulatory policies for managing risks associated with applications of autonomous systems/AI, design and evaluation of performance standards by which autonomous systems/AI are regulated, and regulation of human control over autonomous systems/AI. The position is at the rank of assistant or associate professor and will be in the Department of Public Administration and International Affairs, situated within the Maxwell School. The Maxwell School is ranked #1 in the nation for graduate education in public affairs, according to the 2021 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools, and home to the social science disciplines at Syracuse University.
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