Director, People AI Research
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Note: By applying to this position your application is
automatically submitted to the following locations: Cambridge, MA,
USA; Mountain View, CA, USA Qualifications
- PhD in Research Science, related field, or equivalent practical
- 10 years of experience, applying insights and experimental
research methods to real-world challenges, either in consulting,
policy, or research academia.
- Experience in the intersection of HCI and AI. Preferred
- Demonstrated passion for and thought leadership within the
technology space generally, and specifically within behavioral
science as it pertains to digital communities and ecosystems.
- Demonstrated success in creative problem solving for scalable
- Product and policy sensibility, with capability to advocate and
drive key product innovations or opportunities with the developer
- In-depth experience operating successfully within an
interdisciplinary research body.
- Results orientation, blend of demonstrated scholarship with
- Strong written and verbal communication skills in English with
the ability to represent and advocate complex business or technical
concepts externally. About the job People + AI Research (PAIR) is a
multi-disciplinary team at Google that explores the human side of
AI by doing fundamental research, building tools, creating design
frameworks, and working with diverse communities. We believe that
for machine learning to achieve its positive potential, it needs to
be participatory, involving the communities it affects and guided
by a diverse set of citizens, policy-makers, activists, artists and
more. You are an experienced and recognized thought leader in the
fields of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Machine Learning
(ML) to lead and grow the PAIR organization. As a member of this
research cohort, you will bring your deep subject matter expertise,
your industry and/or academic knowledge and your strong leadership
capabilities to bear, in creating innovative strategies,
next-generation, sustainable software solutions and tools. Research
happens at Google everyday, on many different embedded teams
throughout the company. Our research reaches the user through both
services and products such as Search, Maps, Google Assistant,
Google Translate, Google Cloud and our computing, storage, and
networking infrastructure. To achieve this, we're working on a wide
variety of projects that utilize the latest state-of-the-art
technologies that push the boundaries of what is possible.
- Lead the People and AI Research (PAIR) which is part of the
Google Brain organization.
- Define a vision, strategy and key success metrics for PAIR that
positions PAIR to shape the future of user-focused, safe AI
development at Google.
- Provide expert consultation to relevant Google teams; bringing
together ML experts from the Brain team (genuinely at the cutting
edge for deep neural networks, large language models, etc) and the
HCI research world, with expertise in putting users first.
- Represent Google in the field as a thought leader and subject
matter expert; collaborate, build bridges and expand partnerships
with academic institutions, thought leaders, policy makers in the
space of trustworthy AI / model understanding / fairness.
- Convert scientific methods more broadly across the company and
generalize learnings into a framework that can help bring insights.
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