The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) has no current vacancies.

However we are always interested in hearing from talented researchers. If you are a researcher interested in working at CSER, please send your academic CV to

Our sister organisation is advertising a three year position researching ‘Policy, Responsible Innovation and the Future of AI’. 

Research Associate: Policy, Responsible Innovation and the future of AI
The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) is currently recruiting for a postdoctoral Research Associate to join our project ‘Policy, Responsible Innovation and the Future of AI’. The appointment will be for 3 years, and is based in the University of Cambridge.

We’re looking for someone with a PhD in a relevant field (or equivalent experience in a relevant setting), who can provide strong evidence of potential for research and publication at the highest level, as well as interest in engagement with policy and technology communities. Relevant fields include: Science and Technology Studies; Public Policy; Political Science; Computer Science; Economics; Law.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join us as we build an exciting new interdisciplinary research centre addressing the challenges and opportunities posed by artificial intelligence (AI). Funded by the Leverhulme Trust, CFI is based at the University of Cambridge, with partners in the University of Oxford, Imperial College, and UC Berkeley, and close links with industry partners and policymakers.

And if this isn’t for you, please pass on to colleagues, friends and family who you think would enjoy exploring  what the future of intelligence means to our world.

For more information or to apply please see here for details.