Notre Dame-IBM Technology Ethics Lab Director
The University of Notre Dame’s Technology Ethics Center (ND-TEC) seeks a founding director for the newly-announced Notre Dame-IBM Technology Ethics Lab.
The Notre Dame-IBM Technology Ethics Lab, founded in partnership with IBM, will serve as the primary vehicle through which the ND-TEC engages with private industry, policymakers, and public interest groups to develop policy and inform industry best practices relating to technology ethics. ND-TEC, the result of the University’s substantial investment in technology ethics, develops and supports multi-disciplinary research on questions related to the impact of technology on humanity.
Building upon the academic expertise of ND-TEC faculty and affiliated fellows, the Technology Ethics Lab’s mission is to be a global leader in the area of technology ethics, including the ethics of new technologies such as artificial intelligence. It will engage leading technology ethics experts, policymakers, and government and industry leaders to work together on important technology ethics questions and develop practical applications for the best research on a range of topics.
Program Manager, Notre Dame-IBM Technology Ethics Lab
The Notre Dame-IBM Technology Ethics Lab serves as the primary vehicle through which the Technology Ethics Center engages with technology companies, policymakers, and advocacy groups on critical technology ethics questions. The Program Manager will work closely with the Director of the Lab, with other Lab staff and faculty, and with the Director and faculty of the Technology Ethics Center to implement a strategic plan for the Lab and coordinate the Lab’s many projects and activities.
In particular, the Program Manager will work with the Director of the Lab to design and complete projects relating to technology ethics, producing relevant outputs including policy statements, white papers, best practices statements, and other publications. The Program Manager will engage faculty affiliated with the Technology Ethics Center, industry and government experts, and other organizations working in areas relevant to the Lab’s projects.