Research Assistant for AI Ethics Survey in Nepal

Research Assistant for AI Ethics Survey in Nepal

Application method

Please prepare a detailed CV and cover letter as a single pdf and upload it in this application form: https://bit.ly/research_assistant_application

Your cover letter should address the following:

  • What does AI Ethics mean to you?
  • Why are you interested in the project?
  • What are your relevant skill-sets for the position?

If you have any queries regarding the position, please email at ai-ethics@naamii.org.np (only after reading in detail the following).

Deadline

30 Nov, 2020 (Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis before the deadline)

Summary

We are looking for a Research Assistant (paid position) for a qualitative research project in the area of AI ethics in Nepal. The position is a full-time position for 3 months (or the duration of the project). This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with a technological background interested in humanities/social science research. Or a candidate with social science research experience interested in technology policy.

Students and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. More details about the project here: https://bit.ly/AIEthics_Naamii

Responsibilities

  • Read research papers to understand ethical concerns surrounding AI, summarize findings, and communicate them.
  • Disseminate and promote online surveys among engineering students, engineering practitioners, and policymakers. Follow-up as necessary.
  • Conduct data analysis of survey findings and communicate results through publications in national and international venues.
  • Support organization and facilitation of Focus Group events.
  • Support organization of a workshop.

Required skill-sets

  1. A keen interest in interdisciplinary research merging technology and humanities disciplines.
  2. Data analysis experience.
  3. Highly self-motivated, hardworking, and honest. Ability to work independently and creatively.
  4. Excellent writing and communication skills in English and Nepali.

Desirable Skills

  1. Knowledge of python and/or data analysis software.
  2. Knowledge of web design will be an additional advantage.
  3. Interdisciplinary research experience merging technology and policy is a plus.
  4. Previous experience running Focus Group events is a plus.
  5. Familiarity with cutting-edge AI research and ethical debates. Or a keen interest in learning about them.
  6. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.

Salary

NRs 25,000 – 35,000 per month (based on the experiences and qualifications)

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