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Review for this position will begin late August 2018. See application here. The School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-line position in New Technology and Security at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2019. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. or the highest equivalent degree by August 2019.  […]

Contact: Mrs. Ornella Sciuto (recruit@oii.ox.ac.uk) Deadline: August 30, 2018 The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant. The post will entail working on a project titled “Creative Algorithmic Intelligence (CAI): Capabilities and Complementarity”. The successful candidate will contribute to this mixed method project through literature reviews, workshops with stakeholders and carrying […]

This position would begin October 1, 2018. We’re eager to grow our team with an excellent operations-oriented person who can help us grow the actionability of our work well beyond the US. If you’re detail-obsessed and highly collaborative–and can also speak publicly about our research questions and findings–the research operations manager role could be a […]

Working with the Principle Investigator, Associate Professor Zeynep Tufekci, in an interdisciplinary environment to study the social, political and cultural impacts of digital technology, especially with regards to conflict, polarization and instability. Strong research, analysis and writing skills are used and required for this position. This position will assist the PI in studying how digital […]

Working with the Principle Investigator, Associate Professor Zeynep Tufekci, in an interdisciplinary environment to study the social, political and cultural impacts of digital technology, especially with regards to conflict, polarization, and instability. Strong research, analysis, and writing skills are used and required for this position. This position will assist the PI in studying how digital […]

Contact: Mrs. Ornella Sciuto (recruit@oii.ox.ac.uk) Deadline: September 3 2018 The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) is seeking to appoint a Course Tutor for an introductory level course in social statistics. We are looking for a colleague who can take lead responsibility for delivery of this course, including design and delivery of lectures, leading of workshop/surgery sessions, […]

The Mohammad Bin Rashid School of Communication (MBRSC), the first of its kind in the Arabian Gulf region, at the American University in Dubai invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant / Associate Professor of Communication & Information Studies (Leadership and Innovation in Contemporary Media) to begin teaching in Fall 2018.The School invites qualified […]

Applications are still being accepted through June 30, 2018. The Department of Communication (http://communication.ucsd.edu/) within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego is seeking to make an appointment at the Assistant Professor level, to begin Fall, 2018 in the following area: Critical Studies of Technology, Media, and Persuasion. Candidates must […]

We are looking for a computational social scientist or data journalist who can identify patterns of online disinformation. You’re looking for a team where you can drive decisions, be challenged and investigate complex problems. You want to collaborate with smart, creative, and energetic people. You’re comfortable with being uncomfortable. You look for projects where you […]

The Blavatnik School of Government seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to lead the development of an ERC-funded research project on news media environments in cooperation with Professor Pepper Culpepper. The postholder will be an independent researcher in the early stages of their career with training in cutting-edge statistical methods and a familiarity with […]