February 24, 2023

Please see the full job posting for more details.
The newly formed Center for Values-Centered Artificial Intelligence (VCAI) at the University of Maryland is seeking talented, highly motivated applicants for multiple postdoctoral fellowship positions to conduct research and scholarship focused on ethical AI that advances human and societal well-being. The University of Maryland is located in College Park, MD, just outside of Washington, DC. These are one- or two-year fellowships, with flexible start dates in 2023.
For full consideration, all application materials should be submitted by March 31, 2023
As a VCAI Postdoctoral Fellow, you will have the opportunity to pursue your own research agenda, interact with our center’s diverse array of researchers, and contribute to ongoing research projects. These positions offer an opportunity to work closely with faculty and graduate students in VCAI, a unique interdisciplinary research community that brings together researchers across AI, to develop new technology; philosophy, for substantive and formal reasoning about values; and human-computer interaction, to adapt AI systems to people.
Required qualifications
● Ph.D. in relevant field – completed or close to completion by the start date
● Research ability demonstrated by two conference or journal publications, book
chapters, or equivalent (potentially unpublished) writing samples, requested as part of
the application
Preferred qualifications
● Research agenda that overlaps with at least two faculty in VCAI
● Demonstrated ability to work in a highly interdisciplinary environment
● Participation in the applicant’s broader scientific community
● Strong communication skills
If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any part of the application or recruiting process, please send a request via email to hal3@umd.edu with subject line “Accommodation for VCAI Postdoctoral Fellowship.”