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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, […]

The Sciences Po médialab is hiring a postdoctoral for the WebClim project (2 years position). This position is part of the Make Our Planet Great Again grant “Influence of web platform practices and algorithmic decisions on public access to climate information”. Key objectives of the position: The primary goal of this position will be to […]

The College of Communication at Boston University believes that trustworthy, high-quality communication that engages diverse audiences is an essential underpinning for a functioning society. The college invites applications for the Dalton Family Professor, who will use new and emerging media to engage colleagues and communities to address societal challenges, such as in social and economic […]

Today, we announced a job opening for a brand-new position at Data & Society. We have spent the last six years researching how data-centric technologies and automation affect the world around us, identifying harms to vulnerable communities and working toward more just designs. During this time, all of our teams at Data & Society — research, engagement, […]

We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow to join the Observatory on Social Media (OSoMe, pronounced awe•some) at Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) under the direction of Filippo Menczer. The research will address the intersection of computing, network, data, and media sciences with a focus on (mis/dis)information diffusion and the detection and countering of online manipulation. […]

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