LOCATION British Library, London
HOURS Full time
CONTRACT TYPE Fixed Term
PLACED ON 26/10/20
The Alan Turing Institute is the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence. The Institute is named in honour of the scientist Alan Turing and its mission is to make great leaps in data science and artificial intelligence research in order to change the world for the better.
Engagement, implementation and dissemination to policy-makers
This work package focuses on ensuring that policy-makers play a key role in informing our research. We are consulting with representatives from various government departments and agencies to understand what their main questions are, especially related to Covid-19. We are using the input from these conversations to design case studies and to steer our data and modelling work.
We are recruiting for a Post Doctoral Research Associate who is educated to PhD level with a demonstrable interest in using data science and AI in policy-making. The post-holder will report to the Deputy Director of the Turing’s Public Policy Programme and will work closely with policy-makers and with academics to ensure that the research generated under the umbrella of the shocks and resilience project will help governments improve their policy-making processes.
Duties and Responsibilities:
If appointed at a Senior PDRA level, the post-holder will have additional responsibilities, such as:
For a full breakdown of duties and responsibilities and person specifications please download a copy of the full Job Description from our jobs portal.
This post is offered on a fixed term basis, at an annual salary of £35,000-£41,000 plus excellent benefits, including flexible working and family friendly policies, https://www.turing.ac.uk/work-turing/why-work-turing/employee-benefits
Please see our jobs portal for full details on how to apply and the interview process.
Equality Diversity and Inclusion
The Alan Turing Institute is committed to creating an environment where diversity is valued and everyone is treated fairly. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.Continue reading
|Title||Post-Doctoral Research Associate – SHOCKS AND RESILIENCE (Engagement, implementation, and dissemination to policy-makers)|
|Employer||The Alan Turing Institute|
|Job location||British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB London|
|Published||October 26, 2020|
|Application deadline||December 6, 2020|
|Job types||Postdoc  |
|Fields||Artificial Intelligence,   Computing in Social science, Arts and Humanities,   Health Politics and Policy,   Public Policy,   Big Data  |