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Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (the iSchool, ischool.syr.edu) invites applications for scholars to fill six open-rank tenure-track faculty positions to start in Fall 2021. Successful candidates will demonstrate a history of or strong potential for sustained research excellence in an information-related field and will contribute to the development of students and courses in our […]

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated post-doctoral researcher as part of a larger project aimed at the quantitative analysis of news audiences across a sample of more than forty countries, with a particular emphasis on digital media, news, and politics. The postholder will take responsibility for and deliver on distinct parts of […]

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Political Science, to join Adam Berinsky (Political Science) and David Rand (Sloan School of Management, Brain & Cognitive Sciences) in working on an NSF-Funded project (Integrating Political Science and Cognitive Science to Meet the Challenge of Promoting Accurate Information on Social Media) that seeks to integrate political science and cognitive science to understand […]

The IU Institute for Network Science (IUNI) is seeking a full stack developer to fill a key role in designing and developing a large scale data storage and access system for a multi-year, multi-million dollar project. The developer will support and collaborate with IUNI’s existing IT team and key stakeholders in the planning, design, programming, […]

The Division of Social Sciences invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in Computational Social Science, with a start date of July 1st, 2021. The position: An Assistant Teaching Professor is also known within the UC system as a Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE). The Teaching Professor series parallels that of the […]

This new position at Data & Society is an opportunity for a mid-career or senior scholar, or team of two scholars, to define and shape a field of inquiry through the commissioning or curating of a body of work related to new perspectives on algorithmic governance and grounded in empirical research. The Public Fellow will […]

The NYU Center for Social Media and Politics studies the influence of social media on politics, and develops new and innovative ways to measure such influence. Postdocs work on projects that could include: analyzing the behavior of bots in elections, working with survey data merged with respondents’ social media behavior, analyzing Facebook data made available […]

As a threat analyst/researcher on our Trust & Safety team you will work alongside multiple teams to bring and action on analysis of platform threats. You will work cross-functionally with product managers, program managers, operations, policy, and communications teams; to find gaps in current threat response processes such as detection and mitigation. You will be […]

We’re hiring a Research Engineer strongly committed to the principles of free knowledge, open source and open data, transparency, privacy, and collaboration to join the Research team.  As a Research Engineer on our team, you will support the research scientists in addressing knowledge gaps on the Wikimedia projects, supporting the Wikimedia volunteers in improving knowledge […]

We’re hiring a Research Scientist strongly committed to the principles of free knowledge, open source and open data, transparency, privacy, and collaboration to join the Research team to conduct applied research on the integrity of content and disinformation in Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects. We’re accepting applications until August 31st with a start date by, […]

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