Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full) Professor in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Public Policy

George Mason University
The School of Computing and The Schar School of Policy and Government

The Schar School of Policy and Government and the School of Computing at George Mason University invite applications for a joint appointment faculty position in AI and Public Policy; the rank is open. George Mason University is hiring a cluster of faculty over the next several years to develop new research initiatives, courses, and programs in AI, Social Justice, and Public Policy. The successful candidate for this position will be one of the founding faculty for this cluster.

We seek candidates with expertise in the interface between artificial intelligence, governance and policy, and the social, behavioral or economic sciences, with very strong research records indicating continued high research productivity. We are interested in scholars who focus on social justice and the governance of AI and big data, with specialties including, but not limited to, ethical, legal, and social issues related to AI in a public policy context, privacy regulations for AI, and explainable AI. We prefer applicants with an established track record of securing external funding that will support transformative research and doctoral students; this is a requirement for applicants at the associate and full professor rank. The discipline for this hire is open, including but not limited to economics, engineering, public policy, law, anthropology/sociology, geography, political science, public administration, and computer science.

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