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The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) seeks a Technical Data/Information Specialist for the USAID Georgia Information Integrity Program. The goal of the program is to enhance Georgian efforts to advance the integrity of the information space and build societal resilience in the face of disinformation and propaganda campaigns. This effort will seek to […]

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Surrey is seeking to appoint one lecturer to continue to support its ambitious strategic growth in student numbers, strengthening of its research directions and collaborations with industry. We are looking to attract a talented individual who will inspire, lead, and make a significant impact in their research and […]

The Department of Media and Communication at LMU Munich offers a position, within the research and teaching unit of Professor Neil Thurman, as: Postdoc (m/f/d) in Computational Journalism / Media Audiences. Subject to personal qualifications, the appointee will be appointed on the E 13 TV-L salary band, approximately €3837 – €5622 per month depending on […]

CITAP is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to start in August 2020. The position will run for up to three years with renewal contingent upon performance. The successful applicant will join a vibrant research community anchored by CITAP’s four principal researchers—Deen Freelon (Hussman School of Journalism and Media), Daniel Kreiss (Hussman), Alice Marwick (Dept. of Communication), […]

Meedan is seeking a Research Fellow to join its research team for a 12-month fellowship. The successful fellow will work primarily on the CryptoChat project led by Dr Scott Hale at Meedan and Dr Kiran Garimella at MIT’s Institute for Data, Systems, and Society. The Fellow will also contribute to other research projects at Meedan […]

.entry-header We are looking for a research scientist to help run the Observatory on Social Media (OSoMe, pronounced awe•some) at Indiana University Bloomington (IUB). The official title of the position is Senior Project Coordinator (SPC). The Senior Project Coordinator will join the OSoMe senior management team — director Filippo Menczer, co-directors for research Betsi Grabe […]

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 […]