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The Observatory on Social Media at Indiana University, Bloomington invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2023. The position is initially for 12 months and can be renewed for up to 24 additional months, depending on performance and funds availability. The Fellow will work with Filippo Menczer and collaborators at IU and […]

The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) seeks to advance the profession and practice of librarianship and information science, to prepare students for careers in the field of information and library science, and to make significant contributions to the study of information. We educate innovative and responsible thinkers who will lead the information professions. […]

The Department of Communication in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-eligible (also known as tenure-track) position at the Assistant Professor level (Regular Title Series) with an anticipated start date of Aug. 16, 2023. Questions regarding the position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, […]

The Polarization Lab at Duke University is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Associate to begin immediately. We seek a recent PhD in political science, sociology, social psychology, statistics, computer or information science with an interest in computational social science or data science (broadly defined). This individual will help design, execute, and analyze a series of […]

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) seeks to hire a postdoctoral fellow to advance the aims of the Mellon-funded Data Fluencies Project. The position offers a rich experience in both non-profit administration and scholarly research. The successful candidate will work closely with a national network of preeminent and emergent scholars. In-depth experience with project and […]

Hacks/Hackers is looking for a Project Research Coordinator to help us wrangle research communications and resources for a software prototype aimed at helping users engage in conversations on complicated topics, such as around vaccine efficacy. More information about the project, called the Analysis and Response Toolkit for Trust (ARTT), can be found here. ARTT is a […]

Hacks/Hackers is looking for a Project Research Coordinator to help us wrangle research communications and resources for a software prototype aimed at helping users engage in conversations on complicated topics, such as around vaccine efficacy. More information about the project, called the Analysis and Response Toolkit for Trust (ARTT), can be found here. ARTT is a […]

Do you want to help challenge the rising tide of digital authoritarianism across the world? We’re seeking a Program Officer to join our team confronting digital repression globally: including by expanding the space for journalists, human rights defenders and citizens to communicate, mobilize and hold power to account. The successful candidate will play a pivotal […]

Do you want to help make the world a better place by holding big technology platforms to account, and  by working to help digital technology serve and strengthen democracies and open societies? We’re seeking a strategic and collaborative Program Manager to lead our work on platform accountability: confronting disinformation, hate speech and other harms created […]

In particular candidates whose scholarship speaks to the following broad substantive topics are encouraged to apply: Social media politics Information disorder (misinformation, disinformation, etc.) Online political and civic participation Political power in information systems While these areas of expertise are of particular interest, candidates with expertise and interest in other relevant topics that apply data […]

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