Senior Researcher to the Artificial Intelligence Governance & Auditing project

Senior Researcher to the Artificial Intelligence Governance & Auditing project

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Turku School of Economics, Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, the subject of the Information Systems Science invites applications for position of Senior Researcher until 31.8.2022. Positions start as soon as possible as agreed. A person selected will work as a part of Digital Economy and Society research group, see DES.

Senior Researcher will work in Artificial Intelligence Governance and Auditing (AIGA) project funded by Business Finland. The AIGA project focuses on researching and developing governance mechanisms and practices for artificial intelligence (AI) and the business emerging business ecosystem for AI governance in collaboration with industry and other research partners. More information about the AIGA project see AIGA.

A person selected for the position of Senior Researcher is required to have a doctoral degree and the ability for independent scientific research. We expect the selected person to have knowledge of the project’s theme. We appreciate a track record of publishing on topics relevant for the project, ability to take initiative, a responsible approach to work as well very good communication and interaction skills in English. Experience working in research projects and coordinating research as well as practical experience relevant for the theme of the project will be considered an advantage.         

The salary for a Senior Researcher is in accordance with the University salary system for teaching and research personnel levels 5–6 where task specific salary component is between EUR 2 967,84–3 460,91 per month. In addition, a personal work performance component will be paid. The personal work performance component is 6%–50% of the task specific salary component.

Positions are subject to a six months trial period.

The application should include motivation letter, CV, publication list and copie(s) of degree certificate(s) (if not completed at the University of Turku).

Applications must be submitted 30 September 2020 (23:59 Finnish time) at the latest via the electronic application form of the University of Turku; link to the application system at the beginning of this announcement (Apply for the job).

Further information is available from the principal investigator of the AIGA project, associate professor Matti Mäntymäki phone +358 50 486 7657, e-mail matti.mantymaki(a) For practical matters concerning the application process please contact Faculty Services Manager Sanna Hirvola phone +358 50 595 4460, e-mail sanna.hirvola(a)