Head of Research

Michael Page

Job title:

Head of Research


Michael Page

Job description

  • Designing qualitative and quantitative methodologies for unique projects with an emphasis on qualitative and socio-technical approaches, guiding the team on how to implement them.
  • Review and lead quality assurance of the Project team’s work, providing feedback and mentoring team members to assist in their development and reaching maximum quality,impact, and customer satisfaction.
  • Communicate with partners, clients and the Eticas team about your work and project developments, facilitate knowledge-sharing.
  • Perform analyses on a variety of data with an eye for innovation and dissemination. Help design and plan the impact actions that stem from our audits.
  • Present your work to consortiums, events, and other teams within Eticas or outside the organization.
  • Work in multiple projects with conflicting deadlines and multiple stakeholders while retaining scientific quality and respecting set deadlines and company & client standards.
  • Work with our Business Development team to identify project opportunities, develop proposals, and turn them into contracts.

Be passionate about social change and ethics in technology.Foster a culture of collaboration, proactivity, and growth within your team.Responsible and Fair AI. Head of Research. Remote.|English. European Commission projects. Team Leadership experience.Must-have skills:

  • Fluency in English
  • Research and/or consultancy experience at the PhD level (or equivalent years of experience) with a qualitative or sociotechnical focus in the fields of: ethics and technology, data protection, AI regulations & auditing, artificial intelligence, and data engineering.
  • Knowledge and understanding of European Commission projects (particularly the Horizon Europe program)
  • Team leadership experience
  • Experience conducting quality assurance and editing of reports, publications, and other written materials
  • You are highly analytical, have data-backed opinions, and are not afraid of research.
  • Being open and collaborative. Taking and giving constructive feedback and being always eager to share an idea or suggestion

And some nice-to-haves…

  • Experience conducting algorithmic audits or impact assessments, understand what algorithmic bias is and how to audit for fairness.
  • Experience in ethical & legal advisor roles and preparation of analytical and technical reports, research tasks, and data management plans.
  • Experience working in remote and cloud-based environments.
  • Occasional availability for travel
  • A proactive mindset to execute your own ideas without the need for large investments in validation.
  • Ability to establish relationships based on respect, trust and consistency.
  • A lifelong learning attitude

We are recognized globally for our commitment to Responsible and Fair AI, dedicated to ensuring the protection of individuals within technology processes. Over the past decade, we’ve developed innovative methodologies and tools aimed at identifying and mitigating bias, championing fairness, and improving the accuracy of AI and ML algorithms. With our flagship Algorithmic Auditing product, we find ourselves at a pivotal juncture, seeking to assemble a formidable team to realize our goals and establish our leadership in delivering commercial auditing solutions

  • We’ll offer you a starting gross salary of €35k- €40k annually according to experience.
  • We are pioneers of the sector in the world, so our day-to-day is never a routine. We embrace the challenge of learning everyday how to improve in our roles and how to add value to others!
  • We work as a community, learning together from an emerging business. You will always count on us! We are diverse in technical and management profiles, whose motivation and knowledge we learn from every day. We really care about what we do, because we want to have an impact on society through our work.
  • We want to positively impact the world. You will work in a company that wants to generate global change, in pursuit of justice and responsibility.
  • We believe in independence in carrying out our tasks. We pursue our goals and insist on high standards.
  • We encourage and embrace diverse backgrounds because we understand the value of diversity to increase our value as a company

Expected salary

€35000 – 40000 per year



Job date

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 22:55:41 GMT

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