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Nuffield Department of Population Health, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford
Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a.
Full time (part time considered) and fixed term for 12 months

Applications are invited for a full-time postdoctoral Researcher to conduct advanced collaborative and independent research on the ethics of AI in healthcare and health research.

This exciting position offers the opportunity to join an internationally recognised ethics and social science research group engaging with practical ethical and social challenges raised by the introduction of artificial intelligence into healthcare. The primary focus will be to employ semi-structured interviews, focus groups, in combination with ethical analysis – to investigate ethical issues, including the issue of trust, in the development and deployment of AI tools in perinatal care.

To be considered you will hold a PhD/DPhil in a relevant subject (e.g. bioethics, social science, practical ethics), together with previous relevant research experience in the field of bioethics, and have a demonstrable record of using qualitative methods (e.g. semi-structured interviews, focus groups).

You will also have ability to work independently and manage own academic research, along with associated activities and ability to contribute ideas for new research projects and research income generation. Excellent communication skills, including the demonstrated ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, and represent the research group at meetings are also key to this role. 

The Researcher will work under the supervision of Dr Angeliki Kerasidou at the Ethox Centre, Nuffield Department of Population Health. This post is fixed term for one year from the date of appointment with excellent opportunities for career development.

The closing date for applications is noon on 4th August 2021.

The full Job Description and information on how to apply can be found here.