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Researcher (Research Project Manager)

This position is responsible for working on our new, multi-lingual research infrastructure made to monitor the spread and impact of disinformation across social media platforms on upcoming U.S. elections. The role will work closely with researchers and data scientists to ensure survey execution, while providing oversight on a variety of end-to-end research project management tasks. Applicants should have excellent project management skills, as well as an interest in the social sciences and comfort with empirical research.

Researcher (Research Data Scientist)

This position is responsible for working on our new, multi-lingual research infrastructure made to monitor the spread and impact of disinformation across social media platforms on upcoming U.S. elections. This role will work closely with our faculty directors, data engineers, and other scholars to design and implement survey and social media data collection, storage, and analysis. This role will also support the production of peer-reviewed research and quantitative descriptive reports. Strong applicants will have research experience, either in an academic or a survey firm context.

Research Operations Director

This position is responsible for working with our research community of faculty, postdocs, engineers, students, and staff to manage the Center’s research portfolio, which currently includes 50+ projects across diverse substantive and methodological areas. You will balance strategic insight with operational execution; you will not only identify and strategize new research processes and systems, but will also support each research project towards completion.

Social Science Code Reviewer (R)

This part-time, on-campus position will help review code in R for select research projects to ensure that it meets our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices. The reviewer will also take ownership of the code and collaborate with engineers, and other researchers, to confirm that research is replicable and reproducible given the original data and code. Strong applicants should have a background in the social sciences, or social media research, and a familiarity with statistical methods used in the social sciences.

CSMaP Fellow

This part-time student position will support the Executive Director with research and administrative projects. Successful applicants will be energetic and adaptable; both willing to work across a variety of domains and to shape the role depending on your interests and skills. Work could include management operations, supporting public policy work through research and writing, compiling data reports or literature reviews, or other projects depending on your background.

Postdoctoral Fellows

We’re always looking to grow our pool of prospective collaborators who share our passion for social media and politics.