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Bellingcat is an independent international collective of researchers, investigators and citizen journalists using open source and social media investigation to probe a variety of subjects: crime, conflicts, corruption, secret operations, mis- and disinformation, extremist groups and many others. We have received multiple awards for our groundbreaking research and publications that shine a light on crimes […]

Data & Society Research Institute is seeking a full-time Researcher or Postdoctoral Scholar to join the growing AI on the Ground Initiative and to lead our AI Safety International Casebook project. About the Initiative: AI on the Ground The AI on the Ground Initiative (AIGI) conducts ethnographically-oriented research to inform AI design, implementation, and governance. […]

The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Researcher to work on a newly funded project aimed at analysing trends in misinformation, elections, and the public understanding of science and politics. We are looking for a colleague who can help us develop an interdisciplinary approach to the problem at hand combining social […]

Located in the School of Information and Library Science (SILS), the Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP) is an interdisciplinary center that brings together principal investigators from SILS, the Hussman School of Journalism and Media, and the College of Arts and Science’s Department of Communication to address the roles mediated information plays in globally […]

Data & Society Research Institute is seeking an engaging and collaborative Research Analyst to support the work of the Disinformation Action Lab (DAL). The role of Research Analyst, DAL is a full-time, non-exempt position and reports directly to the Project Lead, DAL. This position is ideal for an early career researcher and writer. It’s a […]

The goal of the Civic Science Fellows program is to catalyze widespread, inclusive engagement with emerging science and its societal implications. In the face of rapidly changing culture, media, and science, the program is being designed to create new capacity across organizations working at the many interfaces of science and society. Civic Science Fellows are cross-disciplinary thinkers working in […]

The University of Washington Information School seeks a truly outstanding scholar to broaden and deepen our research and scholarship in areas including, but not limited to: studies of misinformation and disinformation, including computational, mixed-methods approaches, etc.; information access and data literacy; information flow in sociotechnical systems; the role of information in the formation and dynamics […]

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Technology and Policy to join the research team at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism in the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford. The research project aims to contribute international and comparative research on how different technology […]

The Program on Democracy and the Internet seeks a full-time Antitrust Research Scholar with experience and interest in antitrust law and a specific focus on the technology sector. One of the most important policy issues surrounding modern digital platforms like Google, Facebook, and Amazon is their sheer scale.  Depending on how one defines the market […]

The following information applies to applications for the 2020-21 cohort of postdoctoral fellows. The application cycle for this cohort will open on September 30, 2019 and will close on January 13, 2020. The Program on Democracy and the Internet brings promising new scholars to Stanford University for 1 year appointments as postdoctoral fellows, with potential for […]