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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. […]

The School of Data Science at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a postdoctoral research associate position in responsible data science, with training in data ethics, law and policy development, data privacy and governance, openness and transparency in data policy, or other areas that emphasize responsible data science. The School of Data Science appointee […]

CONTENT ELEMENT, uid:567606/header [begin] The Vienna Doctoral School of Social Sciences promotes innovative, excellent, problem-oriented research that aspires to contribute to societal debates and address key global challenges. The cohorts trained and supported by ViDSS are part of a vibrant research environment and international networks. ViDSS encompasses and fosters connections between a broad range of […]

The Clemson University Disinformation Lab seeks a visiting research professor. This visitor will work on independent research related to the production, dissemination, and impact of disinformation and/or misinformation, with support and collaboration from senior faculty members and students. They will participate in the academic life of the college (including attending workshops and seminars), work with […]

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 […]