The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law seeks a Senior Research Associate for the Program on Data and Governance (PDG). The Program on Data and Governance studies how to govern advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and other innovative uses of personal data to realize their social and economic potential while reducing the risks they pose to privacy, fairness, equity, and accountability.
The Program conducts non-partisan, interdisciplinary research, hosts conferences and speaker events, advises policymakers and businesses and engages students on vital questions regarding the governance of advanced analytics and AI.
Under the direction of the Faculty Director, the Senior Research Associate will manage and implement the Program’s research program. PDG’s research program focuses on the law, policy, ethics, and management of AI and advanced analytics.
The Senior Research Associate will: suggest research directions and priorities; catalyze and support interdisciplinary and applied research collaborations; design, carry out, and manage research using qualitative and quantitative policy and management research methods; implement the appropriate analytical techniques to examine and interpret data; draft articles, white papers, periodical pieces, and content for the Program’s website and social media accounts; draft grant proposals; engage with the Program’s stakeholders and collaborators in academic and non-academic settings; conduct scholarly and public presentations; supervise student interns and graduate research assistants; and perform other relevant duties to support PDG’s activities.
Master's Degree or equivalent experience required; PhD preferred. 4-5 years of relevant experience required. 5-7 years of relevant experience preferred.
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