Group Leader in Quantitative Ethics of AI

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Warsaw, Poland

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For an initial conversation please contact:

Annabel Holt

Senior Research Associate

t: +44 (0)20 7340 6219


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with Experience

Closing Date: 09/10/2023

Formal Interview Date: November

IDEAS NCBR was established in 2020 by the Polish government through the National Centre for Research and Development and aims to become the leading centre for research, development, and innovation in the field of Digital Economy and Artificial Intelligence in Poland. Led by its President, Piotr Sankowski, Professor of Computer Science at University of Warsaw’s Institute of Informatics, IDEAS NCBR provides a strong link between science and commercial enterprise, acting as a catalyst for innovation and commercialisation of AI technologies. 

The centre plays an important role in research, innovation, and education, providing Polish universities with a pipeline of highly qualified research staff who combine expertise in applied research with commercial experience. Located in central Warsaw, IDEAS NCBR will bring together more than 200 research scientists across 10 thematic laboratories and further benefit from affiliate researchers from Poland’s leading universities. 

IDEAS NCBR is now seeking to appoint a Group Leader in Quantitative Ethics in AI who will build and lead the most recognizable research group (circa 20 people) in this area. Candidates with AI expertise are strongly encouraged to apply. Reporting to the President, the Group Leader will develop and lead an exciting program of research and innovation projects aligned with the vision and mission of IDEAS NCBR. The Group Leader will also act as an ambassador for IDEAS NCBR, representing the centre nationally and internationally, forging links with universities and industry, and identifying relevant opportunities for commercialisation. 

The successful candidate will have a record of high-impact publications and grant attraction. The ideal candidate will also bring demonstrable leadership experience together with a commercial mindset.

How to Apply

For an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please contact Annabel Holt on +44 (0)20 7340 6219 or via email at

The closing date for applications is 09.00 BST Monday 9th October.

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