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Social media has transformed politics around the world and the way we receive and engage with information. NYU’s Center for Social Media and Politics (CSMaP) hosts a global community of scholars to study the impact of this transformation. Our rigorous, policy-relevant research harnesses social media data to study politics in new ways and explores how […]

Democracy Fund is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Program Associate to support the work of the Digital Democracy Initiative (DDI). The Digital Democracy Initiative supports the work to create an equitable and just democracy for all. We believe that no matter where they live or who they are, Americans should be able to get […]

Democracy Fund is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Senior Associate to join the Digital Democracy Initiative (DDI). The Digital Democracy Initiative supports the work to create an equitable and just democracy for all. We believe that no matter where they live or who they are, Americans should be able to get the news and […]

The Department of Journalism and Media Studies in the School of Communication and Information invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) to begin in the fall of 2022. For this position, we seek candidates whose scholarship adopts a critical perspective on the role of digital platforms and algorithms in global media and global society. […]

The New York Times is seeking an ambitious reporter who will examine the world of misinformation in all its forms. The reporter will lead investigative pieces, produce scoops, and write profiles. The reporter must have at least 5 years of experience in reporting, with a demonstrated ability to follow money trails and uncover information about […]

The University of Washington’s Information School is seeking a Research Scientist to provide leadership and project management for a rapid-response research program at the Center for an Informed Public (CIP). Initially developed for the 2020 U.S. election, this model for the real-time monitoring of online misinformation incorporates the careful practice and methodologies of research while shortening […]

The Politics Department at Occidental College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in American Politics to begin in August 2022. Scholars may approach the study ofAmerican Politics with a specialization in political institutions or political behavior. For political institutions, we seek a scholar whose focus includes the legislative branch, the presidency, political parties, and/or […]

The School of Information at the University of Michigan is offering a postdoctoral fellow position in the multidisciplinary area of “Health Informatics and Global Health Equity Research” to work on a portfolio of collaborative projects. The area of health informatics and global health equity research focuses on realizing the potential of sociotechnical interventions to enhance […]

Job Description: Research Manager will support the research, growth and grant funding of the Propaganda Research lab in the Center for Media Engagement. The position is based on grant funding and currently ends June 1, 2022. The position is eligible for renewal pending funding and performance. Job Details: This position is based on grand funding […]

The Department of Communication at Cornell University invites applications for a 9-month, full time tenure-track faculty position in communication at the Assistant Professor level. The successful applicant will conduct research and teach courses in areas that complement the department’s leadership in the social scientific study of communication. We welcome applicants whose research supports and extends […]

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