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IT Department Lead

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Carboncopies Foundation for Substrate Independent Minds INC

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About Carboncopies

At the Carboncopies Foundation, we believe that the possibilities and opportunities enabled by Whole Brain Emulation (WBE) represent the most promising technological path to overcoming our fundamental limitations as a species.


To achieve WBE, essential advances are needed in neurobiology, neurophysiology, brain imaging, micro- and nanoscale technologies, computational neuroscience, computing hardware, and even the philosophy of mind. We provide peer networks and project opportunities to scientists working on challenges critical to whole brain emulation and recognize that there is a long road ahead of us.

Responsibilities

The Carboncopies Foundation is growing and has recently realized there is a need for a specific Department responsible for making sure all our digital tools work as intended and that can lend IT support to other teams when needed. As the Lead of the IT Department you would be part of the Operations Office of the Carboncopies Foundation and join a team consisting of the Leads and Co-Leads of HR and Governance which is led by our COO.


Your initial task as the Lead of our IT Department would be to establish the Department, which would include the following steps:

  • Finalize the workstream plan
  • Build a team
  • Write a 1-year plan for the goals/milestones of the department

Once the Department has been set up you’ll be responsible for managing the department, including:

  • Facilitating weekly team calls
  • Preparing and giving updates on the state of the department
  • Helping recruit and onboard new members to the team when needed
  • Update the department’s direction & goals based on the organisation’s needs
  • Manage progress toward goals and milestones
Qualification

The following qualifications and/or experience aren’t required but would be helpful for you in taking on this role:

  • ITIL and/or COBIT certification
  • Previous experience with IT team management and leadership positions
  • Previous experience working with/for a non-profit organization
Time commitment

5 hours / week.

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About Carboncopies Foundation for Substrate Independent Minds INC

Location:

2443 FILLMORE ST 380-6190, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94115, US

Mission Statement

The Carboncopies Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides support to scientists working on challenges critical to whole brain emulation (WBE). We believe that the possibilities and opportunities afforded by WBE represent the most promising technological path to overcoming our fundamental limitations as a species and as individuals.

Description

To promote and accelerate the whole brain emulation, our foundation is focused on:

  • Encouraging scientific collaboration to create stepping-stone technologies

  • Publishing reviews of scientific literature and technology developments

  • Maintaining R&D roadmaps to identify and address scientific and engineering challenges

  • Increasing general awareness of the human adaptability gap and the possibility that neural prosthesis, whole brain emulation and substrate-independent mind may offer solutions

  • Hosting conferences or workshops, and providing informational material

Computers & Technology
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • IT Strategy
  • IT Management
  • IT Help Desk
  • Management
  • IT Consulting

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5 hrs/week

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