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The Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford is a leading multidisciplinary research centre looking at big-picture questions for human civilisation. Using the tools of mathematics, philosophy, and science, the Institute explores the risks and opportunities that will arise from technological change, weighs ethical dilemmas, and evaluates global priorities, with the goal of clarifying the choices that will shape humanity’s long-term future. The Future of Humanity Institute is part of the Faculty of Philosophy and is associated with the Oxford Martin School.

We welcome expressions of interest from researchers and administrators who would like to join our multi-disciplinary team focused on improving the long-run future of humanity.  At this time we are particularly interested in computer scientists with a background in machine learning, and policy analysts with a background in the governance of emerging technologies.

If you are interested in exploring opportunities to work with the Future of Humanity Institute, please sign up for our vacancies newsletter using the box above. If you would like to apply to a specific job opening, please use the official University of Oxford recruitment website available here: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk (you can find FHI specific vacancies by using the Department drop down menu to filter for “Philosophy Faculty”). If you are not applying for a specific vacancy, but would like to contact us about other potential opportunities, please send a cover letter and CV to fhijobs@philosophy.ox.ac.uk. Please note that sending an email to this address does not automatically sign you up to receive the vacancies newsletter.