The World Economic Forum and Stanford University seek a Hoffmann Fellow for a two-year joint appointment. The Fellow will be based jointly in the Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (“C4IR”) in San Francisco, California, which is dedicated to addressing the possibilities and challenges posed by the rapid pace of technological innovation, the increasing volumes of ocean data and how to harness their power – from AI to blockchain – and Stanford’s Center for Ocean Solutions (“COS”), which is focused on spurring innovation to sustain the resilience of the ocean and the people who depend on it.
The Fellow will work with Forum partners and Stanford faculty on initiatives to harness the power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 14 – Life Below Water. The Fellow’s primary role will be to lead projects advancing application of new and emerging technology to address ocean challenges.
Deadline for applying is March 22, 2020.