May 22, 2022

CITP Emerging Scholars Application is Open

The CITP Emerging Scholars program is a post-baccalaureate program that brings in people who have a bachelor’s degree for two-year staff positions at CITP. The program provides intensive research and/or work experience with real impact, along with coursework and mentoring. The ideal outcome for participants is to either enter a competitive graduate program or to find an impactful placement in government, nonprofits or the private sector. The Emerging Scholars program is for people who have received a bachelor’s degree (or will receive one by the time of appointment) in fields such as computer science, sociology, economics, political science, psychology, public policy, information science, communication, philosophy, and other related disciplines.

CITP Emerging Scholars program participants are hired as salaried research specialists and will receive all benefits associated with their status as regular University staff.

Candidates are encouraged to apply by January 14, 2022 for full consideration.

CITP Call for Fellows 2022-23

The Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) is an interdisciplinary center at Princeton University. The Center is a nexus of expertise in technology, engineering, public policy, and the social sciences on campus. In keeping with the strong University tradition of service, the Center’s research, teaching, and events address digital technologies as they interact with society.

CITP is seeking applications for the CITP Fellows Program for 2022-23. There are three tracks:

• Postdoctoral track: for people who recently received a Ph.D.
• Visiting Professional track: for academics and professionals (e.g., lawyers, journalists, technologists, former government officials, etc.)
• Microsoft Visiting Professor track: for academics

In this application cycle, we especially welcome applicants with interests in: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Science, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Cryptography.

The Center for Information Technology Policy Fellows Program offers scholars and practitioners from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to join the Center’s community. The goals of this fully-funded, in-residence program are to support people doing important research and policy engagement related to the Center’s mission and to enrich the Center’s intellectual life. Fellows typically will conduct research with members of the Center’s community and engage in the Center’s public programs. The fellows’ program provides freedom to pursue projects of interest and a stimulating intellectual environment.

Application review will begin in the middle of December 2021.

For more information and to apply, please see our Fellows Program webpage.

CITP is Hiring a Communications Manager

The Communications Manager at the Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) will serve as the lead for all external and internal communications efforts of the center. This will include developing CITP’s content strategy and managing the center’s website, Freedom to Tinker blog, and social media presence. The position requires coordination and collaboration with researchers at the center, communications groups at Princeton, and, at times, managing freelance specialists.

If you have experiences in writing and editing, the ability to understand and translate tech policy to broader audiences, and managing an online presence and outreach, please click here for more information and to apply.