Tuesday 16

Several job opportunities (ethics, science museums, SDGs, food policy, human rights, artificial intelligence, big data analytics)

Posted by RRI Tools on 16 Jan 2018

  • Head of Ethics at Genomics England

The Head of Ethics is responsible for ensuring that Genomics England fulfils its ethical and regulatory responsibilities. This role supports the Board and works across the organisation and its partners to provide comprehensive and aligned ethical and regulatory advice and support.

Contract Duration: Fixed term secondment until January 2021

Deadline for applications: Midnight Monday 31st January 2018

For more info see here

  • Curator of Technology and Engineering at Science Museum, London

Do you have experience of working with technology and engineering collections and are you looking for your next career move? Do you have a broad knowledge of the history of technology and engineering with deeper knowledge of aspects of the twentieth-century story? Are you driven by a desire to share your knowledge and experience with the widest range of people?

We are looking for a Curator of Technology and Engineering to work with our world-leading collections. You will develop and share knowledge of their history across a broad range of modern subjects such as transport, electronics, space technology and computing. You will make significant contributions to our collection move project. And you will provide excellent expert advice to the public and key stakeholders outside and inside the Science Museum Group.

We are offering this opportunity on a permanent, full-time basis.

Deadline for applications: 24/01/2018

For more info see here

  • Chief Executive Officer to the Global Resilience Partnership at the Stockholm Resilience Centre.

The Stockholm Resilience Centre is currently seeking an individual for the position of Chief Executive Officer within the Global Resilience Partnership. Headquartered in the Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC) at Stockholm University, the Global Resilience Partnership is an organisation where both public and private institutions unite to invest in a more resilient future.

Project description - As an independent partnership founded on knowledge excellence and inclusive decision making, the GRP has set out to achieve two main aims for their organisation.  Firstly, to identify and facilitate activities with the transformative potential to enhance the resilience of people and the planet to achieve the SDGs. Secondly, to help build a global knowledge forum that informs and supports institutional, policy and business actors in applying resilience in order to reshape the Development and Humanitarian sector.

Main responsibilities - Reporting directly to the Partnership Council of GRP and its Steering Committee, for the activities of the Secretariat, the successful candidate for this role will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating and establishing intellectual bridges and collaboration among GRP’s partner organisations in developing as well as developed countries, including relevant academic, policy, and practice organisations in both the public and private sphere.
  • Inspiring, leading, and having impact in international multi-stakeholder fora, meetings and media at the highest international level.
  • Leading the establishment and implementation of long-term strategies and annual planning of the GRP.
  • Establishing and running the GRP Secretariat, including the hiring and management of staff.

This is a full-time, permanent position with a six-month trial period.

Deadline for applications: 31/01/2018

For more info see here

  • Research Analyst at Trilateral Research, London

Trilateral Research, a London-based enterprise, specialising in research and the provision of strategic, policy and regulatory advice on new technologies, is seeking to engage one or more Research Analysts. The candidates will be expected to work on Trilateral projects in both the public and private sectors. 

The candidate should have a sound understanding of the ethical, legal (including human rights issues) and socio-economic issues arising from artificial intelligence and big data analytics.

The post-holder will be expected to liaise with project partners and stakeholders across the EU and internationally and to deliver high quality research and project outputs in a collaborative and supportive research-intensive environment.

The candidate should be able to start on 1 May 2018.

For more info see here

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow for the Food Research Collaboration (FRC) based at Centre for Food Policy - City University of London

The Centre for Food Policy is an interdisciplinary research centre located in the Department of Sociology in the School of Arts & Social Sciences. Its mission is to advance an integrated and inclusive approach to food policy through education, research and engagement with global policymakers. 

Based at the Centre, the Food Research Collaboration (FRC) is the only initiative in the UK dedicated to facilitating more effective collaboration between academics and civil society to produce evidence-based knowledge to influence and improve UK food policy.

Responsibilities - The Centre is seeking a part-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join the FRC team and support the delivery of its workstream on integrated UK food policy in a post-Brexit environment. The successful candidate will be a proactive researcher with the enthusiasm, skills and aptitude to lead and drive research projects; will have a PhD in a topic relevant to food policy and experience of researching complex food policy issues and legislation; and will be an excellent communicator, able to translate research analysis into accessible briefing materials suitable for internal and external stakeholders.

Deadline for applications: 26 January 2018

For more info see here

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