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Looking for a post-doctoral researcher to join a productive team of 
social and computer scientists pioneering the understanding and 
improvement of the health of public information ecosystems.

The Media Ecosystem Observatory ( ) 
is recruiting one post-doc to independently drive a research agenda 
focused on misinformation, media, communications, and politics. MEO has 
curated and continues to collect large-scale datasets on social media, 
traditional media, and public opinion.

We encourage those with the following competences to apply:

- medium to advance R and Python skills
- working knowledge of data visualization
- comfort working with cloud-based computing
- demonstrated track record of producing cutting-edge research for 
- An MA or PhD in computer science, political science, communications, 
or other related discipline

The MEO team is based in Montreal and Toronto but remote work will 
continue for the foreseeable future. French-language ability an asset. 
We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible 
minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic 
minorities, and LGBTT2SQ* persons, as well as from all qualified 
candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with 
diverse communities.

The objective of MEO is to develop an evidence-based model for 
information ecosystem health, in order to both better understand the 
online harms and digital threats to democracy, and to safeguard against 
it. MEO is a collaboration between Taylor Owen, Associate Professor and 
Director if The Center for Media, Technology and Democracy at McGill, 
Peter Loewen, Professor and Director of the Policy, Elections, and 
Representation Lab at the University of Toronto, and Derek Ruths, 
Associate Professor and Director of the Network Dynamics Laboratory at 

If interested, please submit questions or a CV and statement of interest 
to Aengus Bridgman: [log in to unmask]

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