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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Assistant Director, Software Engineering - Institute for Ethical Artificial Intelligence - Oxford Brookes University

Nigel Crook
Full Time Permanent - Knowledge Exchange


We are currently recruiting an ambitious person who can act as our
Assistant Director, Software Engineering to help drive the Technical Team
of our new Ethical Artificial Intelligence Institute forward.

Oxford Brookes is establishing an Ethical AI Institute in response to the
need to control the future of AI into societal norms. Our ambition is to
create a world leading institute that will help professional service (e.g.
law, accountancy, social care, planning, architects) companies adopt new AI
and data analysis techniques. Our key focus is the interface between AI/
Data Analysis and Society.

We are seeking a leader to help us deliver the AI and data analysis
consultancy to companies, government and society working in professional

You will have a wide range of experience of developing IT experience
ideally for cloud delivered services and ideally with experience in or good
exposure to an AI area notably Natural Language Processing.

Depending on your skill sets, you will lead projects to develop and deliver
new products and services to help legal firms, Human Resources departments
and other professional services, understand how AI/ data drives decisions.

The products and services will;

   - analyse customer data to understand risk;
   - validate how an AI/ data tool impacts their company and customer to
   ensure this impact is positive;
   - help companies improve their own productivity and develop new products;
   - write state of the art reviews;
   - validate and evaluate AI performance and
   - evaluate the social/ economic value of different AI and other machine
   learning products, for example.

Our ambition is to help our new recruits develop their skills and expertise
so they can be one of the top people in their desired professions.
If the Assistant Director, Software Engineering so desires, there may be
opportunities to become a Reader/ Research lead and progress to a

The Ethical AI Institute is located in a vibrant university which is part
of one of the World's leading research precincts. Within two miles of us,
there are twenty, and within 30 miles, over forty internationally leading
research institutes. The institute interacts with many of these.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Kevin Maynard
via email, [hidden email] or call 01865 481235.

Please see the Job Description
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Person Specification and project information document about Oxford Brookes
University Ethical Artificial Intelligence Institute.

To find out more about the benefits of working for Oxford Brookes please
visit: www.brookes.ac.uk/job-vacancies/working-at-brookes.

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 16th December 2019.

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core
values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever
their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are
under-represented in our workforce.

International applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their
eligibility to work in the UK.

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Closing Date : 01-Dec-2019 Vacancy ID : 074108
Faculty or Directorate : Technology, Design and Environment Location :
Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus
For more information : [hidden email] Posted on :

*Prof Nigel Crook BSc (Hons), PhD, PFHEA, **MIEEE*
Associate Dean: Research and Knowledge Exchange
Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

*Oxford Brookes University*
Gipsy Lane, Headington,
Oxford OX3 0BP

Telephone: 01865 483208 or 01865 484530
Mobile: +44 (0) 7917 186592
Email: [hidden email]
Twitter: @NigelCrook
Web: robotics.ecm.brookes.ac.uk
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/nigelcrook  <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__linkedin.com_in_nigelcrook&d=DwIBaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=sUXF30mL5PqWY6Ooa4ZVT-T-k220i9dYFEXek8ex5Vs&s=d11_MwKU3tj2HiGCMTIk887GHOYADXvpgdUvl95SS3M&e= >

*PA: Julie da Silva Moore*
Email: [hidden email]
Phone: +44 1865 48 4431

*Faculty Research Update*
We address the world's grand challenges:  Making the Future
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*Research Interests*
Ethical AI, social robotics, autonomous moral robots.
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