UT Austin Postdoctoral Fellow, Work at the Human-AI Frontier

Postdoctoral Fellow, Work at the Human-AI Frontier

The University of Texas at Austin: School of Information


Austin, Texas


Good Systems, Ethical AI at UT Austin, is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to conduct research on the theme of “Work at the Human-AI Frontier” as it relates to Good Systems core research projects, which investigate the ethical implications of AI technologies in society in the areas of surveillance and privacy, racial equity, smart cities, mis- and dis-information, human-robot interaction, and smart hand tools and the future of work.

Possible research directions may include but are not limited to the following:


Weekly Scheduled Hours: 40

Expected Start Date: September 1, 2024 (earlier start date can be negotiated)

Position Duration: This is a 12-month position, with the possibility for renewal subject to securing external funding.

Salary: $75,000

Working Conditions: standard office and laboratory conditions; repetitive use of keyboard at a workstation


Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Application Instructions

Required Materials


Review of applications will begin on March 1, and will continue until the position is filled.


About Good Systems: Good Systems is a University of Texas at Austin research grand challenge that seeks to design AI technologies alongside broader policy and decision-making systems that can protect and improve our world. Our interdisciplinary campus-wide research effort brings together humanists, social scientists, and technologists to investigate how to define, evaluate, and build ethical AI systems that will transform society for the better.

About UT Austin: UT Austin ranks among the 40 best universities in the world, and is a leading research university, attracting more than $650 million annually for discovery. UT Austin embraces interdisciplinary research and is home to more the 200 dedicated research units, centers, and research grand challenges, including Good Systems. 

About Austin: Austin has a vibrant, internationally renowned music, film, and art scene, along with a thriving economy that leads the way in the technology, engineering, and health care sectors. Often referred to as the “Live Music Capital of the World,” Austin hosts major annual events such as the Austin City Limits Music Festival and South by Southwest (SXSW). Austin serves as the home for corporate headquarters and research and development centers for many Fortune 500 companies and new startups, providing opportunities for collaboration and student placements for internships and careers.



Please direct any general questions about the position to Lea Sabatini, Good Systems Program Director



Published: 02/16/2024