The Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) Observatory on Social Media (OSoMe, pronounced “awesome”) has an open position for a research scientist who will serve as the Senior Project Coordinator (SPC). The Senior Project Coordinator will join the OSoMe senior management team
- director Filippo Menczer, co-directors for research Betsi Grabe and Alessandro Flammini, co-directors for education Elaine Monaghan and John Paolillo, and associate director for technology Val Pentchev. The mission of the Observatory is to study the media and technology networks that drive the online diffusion of dis/mis/information. OSoMe offers access to data and tools for researchers worldwide to uncover the vulnerabilities of the media ecosystem and develops methods for increasing the resilience of citizens and democratic systems to manipulation.
The SPC has primary responsibilities for oversight and management of OSoMe research and development in the areas of computational social science and data journalism. The SPC leads outreach and collaborative efforts between the Observatory, other units within Indiana University, and academic, technology, and media partners worldwide. The SPC supports the OSoMe director in supervising students, seeking external funding to support the OSoMe research mission, and shaping the goals, policies, and priorities of the Observatory.Learn more about the senior project coordinator position
The Observatory on Social Media at Indiana University, Bloomington invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellow position. Research will address the intersection of computing, network, data, and media sciences. The Fellow will be expected to maintain an active research profile; to conduct independent research on significant projects in the areas of online information diffusion and manipulation; to present work in progress at professional conferences and sponsored workshops; and to assist with the development of funding proposals and scientific papers. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2020 with an end date of August 31, 2022. For more information about the Observatory, please see our website: https://osome.iu.edu/Learn more about the postdoctoral fellow position