13 – 17 May 2024

PHD SUMMER SCHOOL ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND LAW 2024

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CZS Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Law at the University of Tübingen

The CZS Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Law is an interdisciplinary research institute at the University of Tübingen.

It is devoted to research on the reciprocal implications between artificial intelligence and law. Tübingen constitutes a preeminent research location on artificial intelligence in Germany and the EU. The AI activities of Tübingen University and the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems make Tübingen a thriving hub for AI research, fostered by the Cluster of Excellence "Machine Learning for Science", the Tübingen AI Center, and the Ellis Insitute. Moreover, our law faculty boasts a rich tradition of international and interdisciplinary research, including the distinction of hosting Europe's inaugural chair in law and artificial intelligence. Within this expansive research milieu, the CZS Institute for AI and Law unites senior academics as well as postdoctoral and doctoral researchers from computer science and law to foster outstanding interdisciplinary research.

About Us

The CZS Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Law is an interdisciplinary and interfaculty research institute that carries out research at the intersection of computer science and law. It is funded by the University of Tübingen and the Carl Zeiss Foundation. Established in 2023, the institute is poised to commence its operations in 2024.

Open Positions

Vacancy for a Research Associate

  • Universität Tübingen
  • Tübingen, Germany

The CZS Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Law is an interdisciplinary research institute at the University of Tübingen devoted to research on the reciprocal implications between artificial intelligence and law.

There is currently one vacancy in the Research Group for Law, AI and Society for a

Research Associate in Law and Artificial Intelligence (m/f/d)

The position is 65% and for a period of 3+1 years. Remuneration is in accordance with the E 13 TV-L collective agreement.

This is an ideal position for anyone who wants to pursue a PhD. The Research Associate’s duties include actively engaging in independent research and to support the research group’s activities. Candidates with interdisciplinary research interests are explicitly encouraged to apply.

Applications and questions should be directed directly to Dr. Alina Wernick LL.M. at alina.wernick@wsii.uni-tuebingen.de. Applications should be sent as a single PDF file and should include a cover letter which indicates the applicant’s main research interests, a detailed curriculum vitae, previous certificates of achievement (degrees etc.) as well as the contact details of two referees. The application deadline is 21.06.2024.

The University seeks to raise the number of women in research and teaching and therefore urges qualified women academics to apply for these positions. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preference. The employment process will be carried out by the central administration of the university.

Vacancy for a Student Assistant

  • Universität Tübingen
  • Tübingen, Germany

The CZS Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Law is an interdisciplinary research institute at the University of Tübingen devoted to research on the reciprocal implications between artificial intelligence and law.

There is currently one vacancy in the Research Group for Law, AI and Society for a

Student Assistant (m/f/d)

The position is for 40 h per month for the period of one year with a possibility for renewal.

The student assistant’s duties include actively supporting the research group’s activities through engagement in interdisciplinary research as well as administrative and organizational tasks, such organization of workshops.

We are looking for a candidate with good analytical skills and a conscientious and systematic approach to work. The capacity to work both in German and English is desired. A demonstrated interest in understanding the interfaces between law, technology and/or society is an advantage.

Applications and questions should be directed directly to Dr. Alina Wernick LL.M. at alina.wernick@wsii.uni-tuebingen.de. Applications should be sent as a single PDF file and should include a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, previous certificates of achievement (degrees etc.) as well as the contact details of two referees. The application deadline is 21.06.2024.

The University seeks to raise the number of women in research and teaching and therefore urges qualified women students to apply for these positions. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preference. The employment process will be carried out by the central administration of the university.

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