Just saw this from LukeProg on Less Wrong, which might interest 80Kers, especially those concerned with existential risk:
Two months ago I announced that the Singularity Institute is hiring remote researchers. I’ve hired a few people, but I still need more remote researchers. I think I screened off too many otherwise capable people because the ‘test task’ I asked applicants to perform was too time-consuming.
So even if you’ve already applied and been rejected, please apply via the new application form. the test task this time will not be quite so time consuming.
Pay is hourly and starts at $14/hr but that will rise if the product is good. You must be available to work at least 20 hours/week to be considered.
- Work from home, with flexible hours.
- Age, location, and credentials are irrelevant; only the product matters.
- Get paid to research things you’re probably interested in anyway.
- Contribute to human knowledge in immediately actionable ways. We need this research because we are about to act on it. Your work will not fall into the journal abyss that most academic research falls into.
If you’re interested, apply here.
Why post this job ad on LessWrong? We need people with some measure of genuine curiosity.
Also see Scholarship: How to Do It Efficiently.