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Data & Society Research Institute is seeking an engaging and collaborative Research Analyst to support the work of the Disinformation Action Lab (DAL). The role of Research Analyst, DAL is a full-time, non-exempt position and reports directly to the Project Lead, DAL. This position is ideal for an early career researcher and writer. It’s a […]

The goal of the Civic Science Fellows program is to catalyze widespread, inclusive engagement with emerging science and its societal implications. In the face of rapidly changing culture, media, and science, the program is being designed to create new capacity across organizations working at the many interfaces of science and society. Civic Science Fellows are cross-disciplinary thinkers working in […]

The University of Washington Information School seeks a truly outstanding scholar to broaden and deepen our research and scholarship in areas including, but not limited to: studies of misinformation and disinformation, including computational, mixed-methods approaches, etc.; information access and data literacy; information flow in sociotechnical systems; the role of information in the formation and dynamics […]

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Technology and Policy to join the research team at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism in the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford. The research project aims to contribute international and comparative research on how different technology […]

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 […]

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