Senior Research Associate

  • Full Time
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • September 26, 2021

Website The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Program on Data and Governance

Law school research program at a major university

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 so as 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 on Data and Governance’s research program. The Senior Research Associate will: suggest research directions and priorities; design, carry out and manage qualitative, quantitative and policy research and code and analyze the data; draft articles, white papers, periodical pieces, and content for the Program Website and social media accounts; conceptualize and plan conferences and symposia; identify funding opportunities and draft grant proposals; provide research-based briefings and trainings; catalyze and support interdisciplinary research collaborations; conduct scholarly and public presentations; supervise student research and papers; and perform other, relevant duties as assigned by the Faculty Director. Remote work may be possible upon mutual agreement with the Program Director.

This is a 2 year term position, with possible renewal for an additional year, salary range $55,000 – $65,000 annually.

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