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The message below is from Erik Nisbet (OSU communications):

Dear Colleagues

We have an open two-year post-doc research position at the Mershon Center for International Security starting in June 2020 in our new Security & Governance Cluster.  We are especially looking for applicants whose research centers on social media and mis/disinformation from a comparative or international relations perspective. Proficiency and skills in computational social science, machine learning, text analysis, web scraping, data science, R, and python combined with experience in large-scale, complex data analysis is preferred.

The post-doctoral researcher will work with us on several projects examining online influence campaigns in Eastern Europe and Indo-Pacific region, as well as targeting the United States.  We have access to NewsWhip and Synthesio analytic platforms for social media data collection, plus will be doing a series of panel surveys in the USA, Serbia, and Asia over the next two years examining the consequences of disinformation campaigns on  attitudes and behavior. 

If you  know of any who would be interested in this position, please forward them the posting and feel free to refer them to me. 

Thank you


Erik Nisbet, PhD Associate Professor
School of Communication, Department of Political Science (by courtesy), & Environmental Policy and Decision Making (by courtesy)
Co-Director, Eurasian Security & Governance Program (www.eurasianprogram.org)
Mershon Center for International Security Studies
Affiliate Faculty, OSU Sustainability Institute
Faculty Fellow, USC Center on Public Diplomacy
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David Melamed (he/him)
Associate Professor of Sociology
The Ohio State University
Editor, Sociological Methodology
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