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The School of Information at Syracuse University seeks a highly motivated and creative Postdoctoral Scholar to assist with NSF-funded research on the dynamics of misinformation in groups. Applicants must have demonstrable expertise in running large human-subject experiments using crowd-based platforms (e.g., Amazon’s Mechanical Turk) as well as a strong background in quantitative analytical methods and […]

Call for 2022-23 Faculty Fellows: Race, Technology, and the State Deadline for applications: December 15, 2021 Data & Society is assembling its eighth class of fellows to join us for 10 months, starting September 1, 2022. Our fellows program helps ensure that new connections and perspectives deepen and expand our community’s understanding of the challenges […]

The Department of Communication and Media at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Media Studies or a related field for an appointment beginning Fall 2022. Applicants must have a Ph.D., Ed.D., or foreign degree equivalent in Media Studies, Communication, or a closely related field and evidence of successful collegiate teaching […]

The Computational Social Science Lab (CSSLab) at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher position in Computational Social Science. We welcome applications from CSS broadly, but preference will be given to applicants interested in the following areas: Analyzing the production and consumption of information through mainstream news and social media; Designing and […]

The University of Washington Center for an Informed Public (CIP) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar to work on a recent National Science Foundation funded project titled “Building Rapid-Response Frameworks to Support Multi-Stakeholder Collaborations for Mitigating Online Disinformation”.  The postdoctoral scholar will be appointed in the Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering, College of […]

The University of Washington Center for an Informed Public (CIP) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar to work on a recent National Science Foundation funded project titled “Building Rapid-Response Frameworks to Support Multi-Stakeholder Collaborations for Mitigating Online Disinformation.” The postdoctoral scholar will be appointed in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering, College of […]

Description We are seeking a Researcher – Research Scientist to provide leadership and project management on our new, multilingual research infrastructure to monitor how the spread of disinformation across social media platforms will impact the upcoming U.S. elections. Through innovative data collection techniques that pair comprehensive, multi-platform digital trace data with national surveys in both English and […]

Applicants should have a PhD in Communication or a related field, a record of scholarly publications commensurate with experience, an ongoing research agenda, a record of teaching excellence, a commitment to department and university service, and a commitment to teaching a diverse student population. We invite applications from candidates across all subfields of strategic communication, […]

Social media has transformed politics around the world and the way we receive and engage with information. NYU’s Center for Social Media and Politics (CSMaP) hosts a global community of scholars to study the impact of this transformation. Our rigorous, policy-relevant research harnesses social media data to study politics in new ways and explores how […]

Democracy Fund is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Program Associate to support the work of the Digital Democracy Initiative (DDI). The Digital Democracy Initiative supports the work to create an equitable and just democracy for all. We believe that no matter where they live or who they are, Americans should be able to get […]

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