Funded PhD Student Position in Reflective AI

The Trustworthy AI Lab at Ontario Tech University has an opening for a funded 4-year PhD position to work on reflective artificial intelligence.

The position will be supervised by Dr Peter Lewis, Canada Research Chair in Trustworthy AI at Ontario Tech. A funding package is available comprising a Graduate Research Assistantship and Teaching Assistantship.

We are looking for a collaborative researcher with an interdisciplinary and open mindset. Candidates should have a background in computer science, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, or a related field. Strong programming and software or system design skills are a must. The candidate will be enrolled on the PhD Computer Science program, and must meet the entry requirements for that program.

Working as part of a team of researchers in the lab, the successful candidate will conduct research on developing reflective AI agents, exploring new cognitive and behavioural competencies for AI systems. For more insight into this exciting new research frontier, please review this blog post and our recent article in Minds and Machines.

For a discussion about the position and to initiate the application process, please email Peter Lewis.