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The Program on Democracy and the Internet seeks a full-time Antitrust Research Scholar with experience and interest in antitrust law and a specific focus on the technology sector. One of the most important policy issues surrounding modern digital platforms like Google, Facebook, and Amazon is their sheer scale.  Depending on how one defines the market […]

The following information applies to applications for the 2020-21 cohort of postdoctoral fellows. The application cycle for this cohort will open on September 30, 2019 and will close on January 13, 2020. The Program on Democracy and the Internet brings promising new scholars to Stanford University for 1 year appointments as postdoctoral fellows, with potential for […]

The School of Journalism at the University of Texas seeks a faculty member for a new position in Fall 2020.  This is an open rank post for an individual to be hired as an Assistant tenure-track professor or an Associate or Full Professor.  The School, which offers a B.J., M.A., and Ph.D., is housed in […]

The University of Michigan’s Department of Communication and Media and the Digital Studies Institute seek qualified applicants for a 50/50% jointly appointed tenure-track assistant professor with research and teaching interests in Race and Digital Media. We welcome critical and cultural media studies scholars from any discipline whose work explores race and intersectionalities of race and […]

Application deadline October 21, 2018. Start date Fall 2019. Contact Colin Koopman ( Apply here. The University of Oregon’s Department of Philosophy and Presidential Initiative in Data Science invite applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with a specialization in Data/Information Ethics, to begin in fall 2019. The Philosophy Department construes ethics […]

 As part of a university-wide cluster initiative in cybersecurity studies, the Department of Media Studies ( at the University of Virginia seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor with an appointment to begin August 25, 2019. Faculty serving as part of this cluster will engage in funded research, teach, and advise students at the undergraduate […]

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 ( 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 […]