Digital Forensic Research Lab seeks research assistants [Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova]

Posted on 22 sept 2022 dans Combating Mis- and Disinformation

Journalists and researchers fluent in English and Azerbaijani or Romanian can apply.

The Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) is expanding its work in the South Caucasus and Eastern Europe and is seeking to hire open-source research assistants specializing in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Moldova.

The research assistants will play an essential role in growing the DFRLab’s capacity across the region, building on its established presence in Georgia. They will focus on elections and other democratic institutions.

The research assistants will use open-source and digital forensic techniques to identify disinformation campaigns and influence operations targeting women and vulnerable populations, as well as analyze the local impact of state-backed influence activities.

Interested candidates in Armenia, apply here.

Interested candidates in Moldova, apply here.

Residence outside of Azerbaijan is preferred. Interested Azerbaijani candidates, apply here.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.