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ETH Zurich: Postdoc/ Fellowship Position in Law & Tech

The newly established research group, headed by Professor Alexander Stremitzer at ETH Zurich conducts research on the likely effects of advances in engineering and the sciences (including but not limited to block-chain technology, artificial intelligence, robotics, machine learning, big data) on legal policy, regulation, and private ordering. We are looking to fill a Postdoc/ Fellowship Position in Law & Tech.

The postdoc will have the opportunity to develop a course containing 14 distinct lectures in Spring 2020 that explore and showcase the legal implications of cutting-edge developments in engineering and the sciences. In the process, the postdoc/ fellow will forge ties with research groups, sit in lab meetings at different departments at ETH and explore the possibility of common research projects. The course will be a co-taught course, in which the postdoc/ fellow would have significant input and would also do some lecturing. Our offices are located in downtown Zurich, and the working language is English. The appointment will be for at least one year and up to three years (contingent on satisfactory performance) with a flexible starting date. Part-time appointments are also possible in order to accommodate the needs of highly competitive candidates. Salaries are internationally competitive, paid according to ETH standards.

University of Amsterdam: University Professor of Law and Technology, with special emphasis on Artificial Intelligence

The University of Amsterdam is looking for an internationally recognized scholar who will initiate and carry out research and education in Law and technology with special emphasis on artificial intelligence (AI), as part of its university-wide initiative to strengthen expertise in the area of AI. The University Professor in Law and Technology, with special emphasis on AI will perform these tasks in close collaboration with colleagues in the Amsterdam Law School and with the other University Professors in AI.

Leuven University: fulltime academic staff member within the KU Leuven Centre for IT and IP law (CiTiP)

As part of its research commitment to the field of Intellectual Property Law and with the support of the ‘Special Research Fund’ (Bijzonder Onderzoeksfonds, BOFZAP), established by the Flemish Government, the Faculty of Law of the Humanities and Social Sciences Group at KU Leuven announces an open position for a fulltime academic staff member within the KU Leuven Centre for IT and IP law (CiTiP). As research professor you will develop a broad internationally oriented research programme with a focus on intellectual property or certain areas in this field.

You must be capable of acquiring competitive funding and you will supervise PhD students.

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