UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (UCD)

Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Location
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
Salary
€39,522 per annum
Posted
01 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Aug 2022
Ref
014721
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 within UCD School of Information & Communication Studies

The primary goal of this project is to understand whether the design of current human- AI voice agents reinforce and perpetuate existing gender biases. Specifically, the aim of the proposed research is to assess if the gendering of AI assistants that are being employed to solve predominately assistive tasks (e.g., note taking or creation of shopping lists) reinforce existing gender roles and gender stereotypes?

This is an academic research role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator. The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.

Fixed Salary: €39,522 per annum

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 5TH August 2022

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/

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