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Researcher (Research Software Engineer)

This position is responsible for building software and tools for collecting, processing, analyzing, and understanding large social media data sets. The role will have the opportunity to participate fully in the research environment, including authoring papers and open source software, attending conferences and seminars, and working closely with a broad group of researchers associated with the center. Applicants should have experience with natural language processing and network analysis as well as machine learning; be committed to code quality and maintainability; and previous experience designing and implementing software systems.

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.

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.